Andrew Boylan (bishop)

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Andrew Boylan, C.Ss.R.
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Andrew Boylan, C.Ss.R. (1842–1910) was an Irish prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who served as the Bishop of Kilmore from 1907 to 1910.

He was born in either the townlands of Tonylion or Kilnaleck in the civil parish of Crosserlough, County Cavan, Ireland on 1 August 1842. Boylan was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Kilmore on 31 March 1867 and professed a priest of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer on 15 October 1888.[1] He was appointed the Bishop of the Diocese of Kilmore by Pope Pius X on 13 March 1907. Boylan's episcopal consecration took place on 19 May 1907; the principal consecrator was Cardinal Michael Logue, Archbishop of Armagh, and the principal co-consecrators were Joseph Hoare, Bishop of Ardagh and Clonmacnoise and Henry Henry, Bishop of Down and Connor.[1][2][3]

Bishop Boylan died in office on 25 March 1910, aged 67.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ a b c "Bishop Andrew Boylan, C.SS.R.". David M. Cheney. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Fryde et al. 1986, Handbook of British Chronology, p. 437.
  3. ^ a b Moody, Martin & Byrne 1984, A New History of Ireland, volume IX, p. 350.


  • Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I., eds. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (3rd, reprinted 2003 ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X. 
  • Moody, T. W.; Martin, F. X.; Byrne, F. J., eds. (1984). Maps, Genealogies, Lists: A Companion to Irish History, Part II. A New History of Ireland. Volume IX. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-821745-5. 
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Edward MacGennis
Bishop of Kilmore
Succeeded by
Patrick Finegan