Fr Dermot Meehan

  • The parish priest of Swinford, Fr Dermot Meehan, has been elected Diocesan Administrator for the Diocese of Achonry.

    This follows the appointment of Bishop Brendan Kelly as Bishop of Galway.

    Fr Meehan – a native of Ballymote in Co Sligo -will continue to be parish priest of Swinford, but will also assume responsibility for the day-to-day running of the diocese, and will represent the Achonry Diocese at meetings of the Episcopal Conference.

    He will work with the priests and people of the diocese to ensure the continuation of all diocesan ministries and initiatives.