The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, has announced the appointment of the Reverend Tony Murphy as new Rural Dean for North-East Cork. North-East Cork Rural Deanery comprises five parishes: Youghal Union, Cloyne Union, Cobh and Glanmire Union, Fermoy Union and Mallow Union.
The Reverend Tony Murphy is a licensed auxiliary minister in the Diocese. He was ordained deacon in 2011 and priest in 2012. He is currently serving in the Fermoy Union of Parishes. He is a graduate of University College Cork, Trinity College Dublin, and the University of Chester.