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Priors of Lough Derg

1780 - Present Clergy from the Diocese of Clogher, appointed by
the Bishop of Clogher

1780-1800 Rev. Murray

1880-1829 Rev. Patrick Bellew

1830 Rev. Daniel Boylan

1831-1856 Rev. Patrick Moynagh

1857- 1876 Rev. Edward McKenna

1877-1909 Rev. James McKenna

1909-1942 Dean Patrick Keown
Parish Priest of Carrickmacross and Dean of Diocese of Clogher. Died 18 October 1946.

1942-1960 Monsignor E. C. Ward
Parish Priest of Latton, Co. Monaghan. Parish Priest of Clones. Died 6 October 1973. Buried in Clones

1961-1978 Monsignor Thomas Flood
Parish Priest of Dromore, Co. Tyrone from 1961-1987. Died 29 January 1987. Buried in Dromore

1979 Rev. S McNaboe
A native of Dromore, Co. Tyrone. Parish Priest of Clones Co. Monaghan from 1976-1998. Died 23 January 2000. Buried in Clones.

1980-1990 Monsignor Gerard McSorley
A native of Newtownsaville, Co. Tyrone. Became Administrator of Pettigo when appointed Prior. Now Pastor Emiritus of Ballybay, Co. Monaghan

1991 - Present Monsignor Richard Mohan
A native of Coonian, Co. Fermanagh. Currently Administrator of Pettigo since being appointed Prior 1991

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“Lough Derg is an experience of real humility where the material world takes a back seat.”

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