PREVIOUS BISHOPS

This sections contains listings for former Bishops of the diocese. (When fully updated it will contain names of bishops who served in Cork, Ross and Cloyne in various combinations and sequences through history.) An overview in table format of the bishops since the mid 1600s is available here.

For information on the current bishop see the Bishop Buckley section.

Murphy, Most Rev. Michael
Date of Ordination: 19/6/1949

Lucey, Most Rev. Cornelius
Date of Ordination: 20/6/1927

Moynihan, Most Rev. Denis
Date of Ordination: 13/6/1909

Roche, Most Rev. James J.
Date of Ordination: 29/10/1893

Cohalan, Most Rev. Daniel
Date of Ordination: 25/7/1882

Casey, Most Rev. Patrick
Date of Ordination: 1896

Kelly, Most Rev. Denis

O’Callaghan, Most Rev. Alphonsus OP
Date of Ordination: 07/1863

Fitzgerald, Most Rev. William

Delany, Most Rev. William
Date of Ordination: 1827

O’Hea, Most Rev. Michael
Date of Ordination: 09/1834

Keane, Most Rev. William
Date of Ordination: 1828

Murphy, Most Rev. Timothy

Walsh, Most Rev. David

Murphy, Most Rev. John
Date of Ordination: 26/11/1796

Crotty, Most Rev. Bartholomew
Date of Ordination: 1792

Collins, Most Rev. Michael

Coppinger, Most Rev. William
Date of Ordination: 1780

Moylan, Most Rev. Francis
Date of Ordination: 11/6/1761

McCarthy, Rev. Dr. Florence
Date of Ordination: 1784

Butler, Most Rev. John
Date of Ordination: 20/12/1755

McKenna, Most Rev. Mathew

O Briain (O’Brien), Most Rev. Sean (John)
Date of Ordination: 1727

Walsh, Most Rev. Richard

McCarthy, Most Rev. Tadhg (Thaddeus)

McCarthy, Most Rev. Donough (Donnchadha)
Date of Ordination: 1674

Sleyne, Most Rev. John Baptist
Date of Ordination: 27/3/1663

Creagh, Most Rev. Peter

Barry, Most Rev. Robert

Tirry, Most Rev. William

Tanner, Most Rev. Edmund

Creagh, Most Rev. Dermot