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Description of arms. Azure beneath a triple architectural canopy three figures, in the centre the Blessed Virgin Mary holding in her arms the Holy Child, between, on the dexter the figure of a bishop (St Jarlath) in pontificalibus and in the act of benediction, and, on the sinister St John supporting with his left arm a lamb argent, each in proper vestments or, the hands, feet, and faces proper.

Tuam, Killala and Achonry

BISHOPS

   Murrough O'Nioc 1032

   Hugh O'Hessian 1085

   Cathusach Ua Conaill 1117

   O Clerig 1137

   Muiredach Ua Dubhthaig 1150

ARCHBISHOPS

1152 Aed Ua h-Oisin [Edanus]

1167 Cadhla Ua Dubhthaig [Catholicus]

1202 Felix Ua Ruanada

1236 Mael Muire O Lachtain [Marianus]

1250 Flann Mac Flainn [Florentius]

[1256 James O'Laghtnan, not confirmed or consecrated]

1257 Walter de Salerno

1258 Tomaltach O Conchobair [Thomas]

1286 Stephen de Fulbourn

1289 William de Bermingham

1312 Mael Sechlainn Mac Aeda

1348 Tomas MacCerbhaill [MacCarwill]

1364 Eoin O Grada

1372 Gregory O Mochain I

1384 Gregory O Mochain II

1387 William O Cormacain

1393 Muirchertach mac Pilb O Cellaigh

1410 John Babingle

1411 Cornelius

1430 John Bermingham [Winfield]

1438 Tomas mac Muirchearthaigh O Cellaigh

1441 John de Burgo

1452 Donatus O Muiredaigh

1485 William Seoighe [Joyce]

1503 Philip Pinson

1506 Muiris O Fithcheallaigh

1514 Tomas O Maolalaidh

1537 Christopher Bodkin

1573 William O'Mullally [or Lealy]

Annadown united to Tuam c.1555

Mayo united to Tuam 1559

1595 Nehemiah Donnellan

1609 William O'Donnell [or Daniel]

1629 Randolph or Ralph Barlow

1638 Richard Boyle

1645 John Maxwell

1661 Samuel Pullen

1667 John Parker

1679 John Vesey

1716 Edward Synge

1742 Josiah Hort

1752 John Ryder

1775 Jemmett Browne

1782 Joseph Dean Bourke [afterwards Earl of Mayo]

1794 William Beresford [afterwards Baron Decies]

1819 Power le Poer Trench

Killala united to Tuam from 1834

BISHOPS

1839 Thomas Plunket [afterwards Baron Plunket]

1867 Charles Brodrick Bernard

1890 James O'Sullivan

1913 Benjamin John Plunket

1920 Arthur Edwin Ross

1923 John Ort

1928 John Mason Harden

1932 William Hardy Holmes

1939 John Winthrop Crozier

1958 Arthur Hamilton Butler

1970 John Coote Duggan

1986 John Robert Winder Neill

1998 Richard Crosbie Aitken Henderson

2011 Patrick William Rooke