John Duggan (bishop)

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John Coote Duggan (7 April 1918-20 July 2000[1]) was the 11th Bishop of Tuam, Killala, and Achonry from 1970 to 1985.[2]

Educated at The High School, Dublin and Trinity College, Dublin [3] and ordained in 1942,[4] his first post was a curacy at St Luke's, Cork.[5] He was later the incumbent at Portarlington, then St Paul's Glenageary, Dublin[6] and finally (before his ordinationn to the episcopate) Archdeacon of Tuam.


  1. ^ Attends funeral of friend Desmond Llewelyn[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ “A New History of Ireland” Moody,T.W; Martin,F.X; Byrne,F.J;Cosgrove,A: Oxford, OUP, 1976 ISBN 0-19-821745-5
  3. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  4. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
  5. ^ Church web site
  6. ^ Details of parish
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
Arthur Hamilton Butler
Bishop of Tuam, Killala, and Achonry
1970 –1985
Succeeded by
John Robert Winder Neill