Bishop Brendan, a native of Galway Diocese was appointed Bishop of Achonry on November 20th, 2007 and ordained bishop on 27th January 2008.

Alongside his role as Pastor of our diocese he is a member of Standing Committee, Advisor on Irish Language to the Council for Liturgy, Member of the Episcopal Commission for Catholic Education and Formation, Chairman of the Council for Education.

Bishop Brendan's Episcopal Motto is "de réir d’fhocail", taken from the Irish language and meaning "according to your Word"

He may be contacted at:

Bishop's House, Edmonstown, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon.

Tel. 094-986 0021