Interview with Fr Kevin Doran – Bishop-elect of Elphin

by | Jun 5, 2014 | Ministry, ZZ_All

Fr Kevin Doran will be ordained Bishop of Elphin on 13th July 2014.  In this interview he gives thanks for the welcome in Elphin and all the work preparing for the ordination.


Kevin P Doran was born on 26 June 1953 to parents Joseph Doran and Marie Brady (both died in 2002).  He has two siblings Colette and Patricia.

Father Doran is a priest of the Archdiocese of Dublin.  He began his seminary formation from 1970 – 1974 in Holy Cross Seminary, Dublin, and from 1974 – 1977 in the Pontifical Irish College, Rome.

Father Doran was ordained a priest on 6 July 1977 by Bishop Patrick Dunne, in Our Lady of Victories Church, Sallynoggin, Dublin.

Current position – Administrator, Sacred Heart Parish, Donnybrook