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Cloyne Diocesan Changes – February 2019

Most Rev William Crean has accepted the resignation from office of the following priests in the Diocese of Cloyne to come into effect on February 16th:

  • V. Rev. Canon Jackie Corkery, PP, VF, Kanturk
  • V. Rev. Michael Dorgan, PP, Castlemagner

Bishop Crean has made the following appointments in the Diocese of Cloyne with effect from February 16th:

V. Rev. Tobias Bluitt, PP, Doneraile to be PP, Kanturk and Vicar Forane of Kanturk Deanery. He is also to serve as Administrator of Castlemagner parish
V. Rev. Aquin Casey returning from Sabbatical to be CC, Cobh
Rev. Aidan Crowley, CC, Doneraile to be PP, Doneraile
Rev. Paul Bennett, CC, Blarney to take Sabbatical Leave
Rev. Gabriel Burke, CC, Mitchelstown to be CC, Blarney
Rev. Patrick O’Donoghue, CC, Cobh to be CC, Mitchelstown

We pray God’s blessing on all the priests involved in this time of transition. May they know serenity and contentment in their new ministry.


Furthers information: Fr Jim Moore, 086 8694744 or

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