Parish of Magh Ene - Bundoran & Ballyshannon

  Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea Bundoran

~ "Magh Ene" means The Plain of Hospitality ~

St Joseph's Church Ballyshannon 


Our New Bishop of Clogher

The Episcopal Ordination of Monsignor Liam MacDaid as Bishop of Clogher

Sunday 25th July 2010 in St. Macartan's Cathedral Monaghan


Bishop Liam S MacDaid was born in Bundoran on 19th July 1945

Educated St. Louis NS and St. Macartan’s NS  Bundoran, St. Macartan’s College, Monaghan

& St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth

Ordained Priest 15 June 1969

1970: Staff St. Macartan’s College, Monaghan

1981: President St. Macartan’s College, Monaghan

1989: Curate Aghavea & Aghintaine

1993: Administrator Tyholland

1994: Chancellor of the Diocese

2002: Chaplain to His Holiness with the title Monsignor

6 May 2010: Named by Pope Benedict as Bishop of Clogher

25 July 2010: Ordained Bishop of Clogher


“Through Christ our Lord”


The crest of Bishop MacDaid contains three images against a blue background.

The Clogher Cross, The rowan tree (Macartan), The circle of stones (Lough Derg Pilgrimage)



Lord, we pray for Liam our Bishop.

Help him to be a wise teacher, a kindly pastor, a builder of faith.

Fill his life and work with the gifts of the Holy Spirit.

Be his guiding light and constant help all his days.

We pray for all the people of our Diocese.

Make us firm in our faith, generous in our love, faithful in our prayer.

Help us to work together to give glory to You and love to all others.

We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen



All information above courtesy



All pictures above courtesy Fr Noel McConnell

New Bishop Liam MacDaid and Retiring Bishop Joseph Duffy at the Diocesan Press Conference 19th July 2010

Picture courtesy


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