Bishop Eamon Martin ordained as the new Coadjutor Archbishop of Armagh

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The former administrator of the Diocese of Derry has been ordained as the new Coadjutor Archbishop of Armagh.

Bishop Eamon Martin will succeed Cardinal Sean Brady as Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland when he retires in two years time.

52 Bishop Martin is a former Principal of St Columb's College in Derry, and has served as a director of the National Board for Safeguarding Children.

In his homily, Cardinal Brady said those experiences will stand to Bishop Martin in his new ministry........

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Donegal is represented on Bishop Martin's seal - It's centrepiece is the St Patrick's Cross of Carndonagh, where his father was born.