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Diocese of Kilmore

Dioecesis Kilmorensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 5th Century
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Armagh
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ireland
  • Square Kilometers: 2,202 (850 Square Miles)
  • Description: Most of Cavan, parts of Leitrim, Fermanagh, Meath and Sligo
  • Official Web Site: http://www.kilmorediocese.ie/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Cullies, Cavan, Ireland
  • Telephone: (049)433.1496; 437.3872
  • Fax: 4361796

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
5th CenturyErectedDiocese of Kilmore (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195087,947102,35085.9%140101505862315142ap1951
197057,00063,50089.8%116231394103118436ap1971
198057,80064,10090.2%110111214771416536ap1981
199056,23160,33193.2%10314117480148936ap1991
199954,75159,76791.6%9169756469036ap2000
200054,63959,89391.2%9099955198236ap2001
200154,37058,92792.3%949103527116936ap2002
200253,99558,57492.2%90999545117536ap2003
200353,81958,00592.8%891099543137036ap2004
200454,50059,32491.9%86793586195936ap2005
200656,81062,43991.0%929101562105636ap2007

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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