The Holy Father has appointed Rev. Paul Dempsey of the clergy of the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin, previously Vicar Forane and Parish Priest of Newbridge, as Bishop of Achonry (Ireland).
Rev. Paul Dempsey
Rev. Paul Dempsey was born in Carlow, in the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin, on April 20, 1971. He completed his philosophical and theological studies first at the Milltown Institute of Theology and Philosophy , of the Spiritual Fathers and, later, at the St. Patrick’s College of Carlow, as a seminarian for the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin.