The Council of Priests is an advisory body to the Archbishop of Dublin. It comprises elected and nominated members of priests of the Diocese. The Council meets for a minimum of six times a year and advises on a range of issues and gives direction on pastoral initiatives.
16th Diocesan Council of Priests
Most Rev. Diarmuid Martin, D.D.
Chairman: Rev. Gareth Byrne
Vice Chairperson: V. Rev. Richard Sheehy, Moderator.
Secretary: V. Rev. Eamonn Bourke, Co-P.P.
The Most Rev. Eamonn Walsh
The Most Rev. Raymond Field
Right Rev. Monsignor Paul Callan, V.G.
Right Rev. Monsignor Enda Lloyd
Right Rev. Monsignor Dermot Clarke
Right Rev. Monsignor John Dolan
Very Rev. Kieran McDermott, Co-P.P.
Rev. John Callanan, S.J., Co-P.P.
Very Rev. Michael Carey, Moderator
Very Rev. Anthony Coote, Adm.
Very Rev. Gerard Deigham, Adm.
Very Rev. Aquinas Duffy, P.P.
Very Rev. Padraig Gleeson, Adm.
Very Rev. Hugh Kavanagh, Adm.
Rev. John Kelly
Rev. Paul Ludden
Very Rev. Francis McEvoy, P.P.
Very Rev. Benedict Moran, O.P., P.P.
Very Rev. Joseph Mullan, P.P.
Very Rev. Peadar Canon Murney
Rev. Michael Murtagh, Co-P.P.
Very Rev. Kieran O’Mahony, O.S.A.
Very Rev. Frank Reburn, Co-P.P.
V. Rev. Donal Roche, Adm.
V. Rev. Bryan Shortall, O.F.M. Cap., P.P.
Rev. Patrick Sweeney, P.C.
V. Rev. Joseph Whelan, Co-P.P.