Bishop Dermot Farrell has announced the following diocesan appointments for clergy which will take effect from 29th September 2018:
- Father Jim Crotty, PP Ferrybank has retired.
- Father Patrick Comerford, PP Freshford has retired.
- Monsignor Kieron Kennedy, Administrator St Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny to be PP Freshford.
- Father Richard Scriven, PP Inistioge to be Administrator St Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny.
- Father Sean O’Connor Administrator Ballyhale to be PP Ballyhale.
- Father Liam Taylor Administrator Ballycallan to be PP Ballycallan.
- Father Kieran O’Shea CC St Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny to be PP Ferrybank.
- Father Raymond Dempsey CC Ferrybank to be PP Inistioge.
- Fr Dan Bollard to be VF.