Columban missionary Fr Sean McDonagh to give lecture in TCD and lead summer school on Clare Island exploring the beauty of God's creation.
Fr Michael Geraghty is the youngest priest in Killaloe. He will spend his summer helping the diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes followed by a stint of missionary work in Africa.
Nine new deacons and 14 ordinations to the priesthood contribute to a "remarkable year" for Maynooth.
Fr Des Hillery, parish priest of Nenagh, to oversee the running of the diocese until a new bishop is appointed.
Cohort of new students at Maynooth includes one missionary priest.
Bishops Crean and Fleming to preside in Cobh and Ballina.
Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy one of the first issues considered by Vatican II.