Father Niall Foley Parish Priest of Mullagh and Killoran recently celebrated 50 Years of Priesthood at a special ceremony in Mullagh community centre.
Fr Niall joined the priesthood in 1972 , serving on the teaching staff and as Vice Principal of Garbally College before his appointment as Parish Priest of Mullagh and Killoran since 2010. Many of Fr. Foley’s friends, family, familiar faces and parishioners attended on the night where a presentation of a plaque was made by Bishop Michael Duignan to the highly respected priest. On the Clonfert Diocese Social Media posting, many people commented to pass on their heartiest congratulations and best wishes to Fr Niall.
Bishop Michael stated: “What joy to join the Parishioners of Mullagh and Killoran to celebrate Fr Niall's fifty years of dedicated service as a priest. We give thanks for his ministry and ask God to bless him into the future. Sincere thanks to all who organised such a wonderful faith filled evening of celebration. Ad multos annos Father Niall!”
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