The new bishop of Kildare and Leighlin, Denis Nulty, has announced several new clerical appointments.
V. Rev. Fr. Edward Moore PP, Allen is retiring and Rev. Fr. Willie Byrne CC, Newbridge is to be Parish Priest in Allen. Newly ordained Rev. Fr. Terence McGovern , will be CC in Newbridge.
Rev. Fr. Pat O’Brien is on sick leave and Rev. Fr. Joe O’Neill (CC, Bagenalstown) is to be CC in Prosperous.
Rev. Fr. Kevin Walsh (CC, Portlaoise), is to be CC in Naas/Sallins/Two Mile House.
The changes will come into effect on September 1.