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A merger with 'Bishop of Kilmore' would only be appropriate in the context of a comprehensive listing of all bishops of Kilmore from the origins to the present day. Such a listing would probably contain 4 sections (although other periodisations could be envisaged for the earlier times; 3 could be subdivided in the 1830s), i.e:
2Later medieval bishops
3Anglican bishops since the Reformation
4Catholic bishops since the Reformation
----Clive Sweeting —Preceding unsigned comment added by Clive sweeting (talk • contribs) 13:01, 14 December 2007 (UTC)
N. B. A similar merger of 'Archbishops of Tuam'with 'Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tuam' has involved the suppression of a nearly complete list of Protestant Archbishops from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries and the confusion of the two cathedrals in that city----Clive Sweeting
Perhaps it is worth noting that the authoritative Dictionnaire d'Histoire et de Géographie Ecclésiastiques, edited by Canon R.Aubert of Louvain, which had broken with its original practice of only supplying lists of Catholic bishops, so that from Down and Connor, Elphin onwards lists of Anglican ordinaries were also supplied, has now reverted to its pre-ecumenical practice, so that for Kilmore-volume XXIX,fasciscule 168-169a-(and the several other dioceses with the same prefix) only Catholic lists appear----Clive Sweeting
This page is about the Church of Ireland bishops, and not the Roman Catholic ones. It seems to me that you could only argue for merging such lists of Bishops (and articles on dioceses?) when the dioceses had the same names and covered the same areas, which in Ireland they no longer do. If you merged some and were unable to merge others, it would be inconsistent and confusing. Better, in my view, to go on dealing with them separately. But perhaps we could move this page to Bishops of Kilmore (Church of Ireland), to avoid any possible confusion? Strawless(talk) 15:48, 15 January 2009 (UTC)