The Diocese of Clogher has announced that, following the forthcoming ordination of Bishop-elect Larry Duffy on Sunday 10 February 2019, Monsignor Joseph McGuinness will take up the position of Parish Priest of Carrickmacross (Machaire Rois), Co Monaghan, in succession to Mgr Duffy.
Mgr McGuinness is currently the Diocesan Administrator of Clogher and Administrator of the Parish of Tyholland.
Monsignor Joseph McGuinness, a native of the Parish of Lisnaskea-Maguiresbridge (Aghalurcher), Co Fermanagh, has been the Diocesan Administrator of the Diocese of Clogher since 3 October 2016. He has been Administrator of the Parish of Tyholland since September 2010.
Monsignor Larry Duffy PP, Carrickmacross, is the Bishop-elect of Clogher. He will be ordained bishop on Sunday 10 February 2019. He has been Parish Priest of Carrickmacross since September 2013.