Archbishop Michael Neary has announced the following Diocesan changes for the Archdiocese of Tuam, to take effect on Friday, July 17th, 2009
Most Rev. Dr. Joseph Cassidy, P.P., Moore, to retire.
Venerable Archdeacon Patrick Canon Williams, A.P., Monivea to retire.
Very Reverend Eamon Canon Concannon, P.P., Newport to retire.
Very Reverend John D. Canon Flannery, P.P., Lackagh to retire.
Very Reverend Colm Canon Kilcoyne, P.P., Cong to retire.
Very Reverend Francis McMyler, P.P., Balla to retire.
Very Reverend Des Walsh, P.P., Williamstown to become P.P., Lackagh.
Very Reverend Patrick Gilligan, P.P., Kilkerrin/Clonberne to become P.P., Cong.
Reverend Enda Howley to become C.C., Ryehill, Monivea.
Very Reverend Michael Molloy, P.P., Roundfort to become P.P., Moore.
Reverend Brendan McGuinness to be become P.P., Williamstown.
Reverend Denis Carney, Adm., Westport to become P.P., Balla/Belcarra.
Reverend Michael Murphy, C.C. Belcarra to become P.P., Roundfort.
Reverend Francis Mitchell, C.C., Westport to become Adm. Westport.
Reverend Declan Carroll, C.C., Mulranny to become P.P., Newport.
Reverend Thomas Commins, C.C. Cloonfad to become P.P. Kilkerrin/Clonberne.
Reverend Michael Darcy, S.M.A., C.C., Louisburgh to retire.
Reverend Kieran Morahan, C.C., The Neale to go on Sabbatical leave.
Very Reverend Brendan Kilcoyne, President, St. Jarlath’s College, Tuam, to be a member of the Cathedral Chapter of the Archdiocese of Tuam.
Very Reverend Peter Waldron, P.P., Keelogues, Ballyvary, Castlebar, to be a member of the Cathedral Chapter of the Archdiocese of Tuam.
Very Reverend James Walsh, P.P., Kilmeena, Westport, to be a member of the Cathedral Chapter of the Archdiocese of Tuam.
Very Reverend Des Grogan, P.P., Partry, Claremorris, to be a member of the Cathedral Chapter of the Archdiocese of Tuam.