Gerard Clifford, Irish Roman Catholic prelate, Died at 75


Gerard Clifford was born on June 24, 1941, in Lordship, County Louth, Ireland and died on December 12, 2016.

He was a Roman Catholic auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Armagh.

Clifford was ordained a priest on 18 June 1967 for the diocese and was appointed an auxiliary bishop of Armagh and Titular Bishop of Hieron on 25 March 1991.

Clifford’s episcopal consecration took place on 21 April 1991.

Present was the Principal Consecrator was Cardinal Daly; his Principal Co-Consecrators were Archbishop Emanuele Gerada, the Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland, and Francis Joseph MacKiernan, Bishop of Kilmore.

Gerard Clifford passed away at 75 years old.