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Michael Burrows (bishop)

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Name  Michael Burrows
Role  Bishop
Education  Wesley College

Michael Burrows (bishop) Travelling through Swaziland Michael Burrows Diocese of Cashel

The Right Reverend Michael Andrew James Burrows M.A., M.Litt., Prof.Dip.Th.Mayes. (born c. 1961) is a bishop in the Church of Ireland.


Bishop Burrows is the son of a Church of Ireland clergyman. He was educated at Wesley College, Dublin and Trinity College, Dublin and ordained as a priest in the Church of Ireland in 1988.

He was appointed Dean of Cork at the Cathedral Church of St Fin Barre in 2002. He was elected Bishop of Cashel and Ossory on 31 March 2006 and consecrated at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin on 3 July 2006. He replaced the Right Reverend Peter Barrett, who resigned as bishop following the breakdown of his marriage.

He is married and has four children. He is described as liberal and a supporter of same-sex unions.


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