Patrick Lyons (bishop of Kilmore)

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Patrick Lyons
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Reference style The Most Reverend
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Religious style Bishop

Patrick Lyons (1875–1949) was an Irish prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who served as the Bishop of Kilmore from 1937 to 1949.

Born in Collon, County Louth, Ireland on 21 May 1875, he was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Armagh on 19 June 1898.[1] He was appointed the Bishop of the Diocese of Kilmore by Pope Pius XI on 6 August 1937.[1][2][3] His episcopal consecration took place on 3 October 1937; the principal consecrator was Cardinal Joseph MacRory, Archbishop of Armagh, and the principal co-consecrators were Patrick MacKenna Bishop of Clogher and Edward Mulhern, Bishop of Dromore.[1][2][3]

Bishop Lyons died in office on 27 April 1949, aged 73.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ a b c d "Bishop Patrick Lyons". David M. Cheney. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c Fryde et al. 1986, Handbook of British Chronology, p. 437.
  3. ^ a b c 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
Patrick Finegan
Bishop of Kilmore
Succeeded by
Austin Quinn