INISHOWEN’S NEW BISHOP IS FROM ANTRIM

first_imgBREAKING NEWS: THE new Bishop of Derry has been chosen from outside the ranks of local clergy.The Auxiliary Bishop of Down and Conor Donal McKeown has been appointed the new Bishop of the diocese which covers Inishowen.The announcement was made in Derry a short time ago. The 64 year old is meeting the Press in the city now to discuss his new appointment.Born in Belfast, the 63-year-old succeeds Dr Seamus Hegarty who retired as Bishop of Derry in late 2011.Dr McKeown is a former president of Saint Malachy’s College, Belfast.He is fluent in German and Italian and he has a working knowledge of French and Polish. Dr McKeown is also a regular contributor, both north and south, to radio and television as well as having opinion articles published in newspapers and periodicals.INISHOWEN’S NEW BISHOP IS FROM ANTRIM was last modified: February 25th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img