Edward MacGennis

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Edward MacGennis
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Religious style Bishop

Edward MacGennis (1847–1906) was an Irish prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who served as the Bishop of Kilmore from 1888 to 1906.

Born in the parish of Kilmore, County Cavan, Ireland on 3 April 1847, he was ordained to the priesthood in circa 1870.[1] MacGennis was the parish priest of Drumlane from 1886 to 1888. He was appointed the Bishop of the Diocese of Kilmore by Pope Leo XIII on 21 February 1888 and was consecrated on 15 April 1888.[1][2][3]

Bishop MacGennis died in office on 15 May 1906, aged 59.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ a b c "Bishop Edward MacGennis". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. 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
Bernard Finegan
Bishop of Kilmore
Succeeded by
Andrew Boylan