John Buckley (bishop)
|Bishop of Cork and Ross|
|See||Cork and Ross|
|In office||8 February 1998 — present|
|Ordination||20 June 1965|
2 November 1939|
Inchigeela, County Cork
Auxiliary Bishop of Cork and Ross
John Buckley (born 2 November 1939) is an Irish Roman Catholic bishop. He was born in Inchigeela (Uibh Laoire parish) in west County Cork. He studied for the priesthood at St Patrick's College, Maynooth, and was ordained in 1965.
Early life and ordination
He taught on the staff of St. Finbarr's College, Farranferris, until he became its President in 1975. He worked for one year as parish priest of Turner's Cross Parish, Cork. He was ordained Titular Bishop of Leptis Magna and Auxiliary Bishop of Cork and Ross in 1984.
On 19 December 1997, the Holy See announced the appointment of Bishop John Buckley as Bishop of Cork and Ross. He was the Diocesan Administrator since the death of Bishop Michael Murphy in October 1996.
Bishop Buckley was installed as Bishop of Cork and Ross at the Cathedral of St. Mary and St. Anne, Cork, on 8 February 1998.
|Reference style||The Most Reverend|
|Spoken style||Your Lordship|