Michael J. Cleary

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Michael J. Cleary (born 1 September 1925) is the Roman Catholic Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Banjul, Gambia. He was born in Brickens, County Mayo, Ireland. He was ordained a priest on 29 June 1952 for the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. On 24 January 1981, he was appointed Bishop of the Diocese of Banjul,[1] and ordained on 24 March 1981. The principal consecrator was Archbishop Johannes Dyba; his principal co-consecrators were Archbishop Joseph Ganda, and Bishop Michael Joseph Moloney. Cleary retired on 25 February 2006.