History and Publications


Even though the boundaries of the diocese of Killala were only settled in the Synod of Rathbrasil in the easily-remembered year of 111l a. d., centuries earlier the importance of church history was noted in the work of Tíreachán, the Patristic scholar, who served as a bishop in Tyrawley in the seventh century.

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Publications by Brendan Hoban

Who will break the bread for us?

Disappearing Priests Brendan Hoban

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Turbulent Diocese

The Killala Troubles, 1798 – 1848 Brendan Hoban Chapter 18 ...

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Trouble & Strife

Fifty Killala Priests1600 – 2000 Brendan Hoban Chapter 17   Joseph...

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Tracing the Stem

Killala Bishops Brendan Hoban Chapter 20 Thomas McDonnell, 1970-1987  ...

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A Melancholy Truth

The Travels and Travails of Fr Charles Bourkec. 1765 –...

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Kilmoremoy Parish

Kilmoremoy Parish  Brendan Hoban

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Other publications by Brendan Hoban

      Other publications by Fr. Brendan Hoban include:...

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Publications by Seán Noone

Noone Family Tree

The is a 98 page genealogy  of the Noone Family...

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Crossing The Channel

by Fr Seán Noone John B Keane once said “there...

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Where The Sun Sets

  This is the history of the ancient parish of...

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