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|Caption||Bishop Eamonn Casey (1971)|
Casey, Eamonn (1927 - 2017)
The former Roman Catholic Bishop of Kerry and Galway Eamonn Casey, on 26 April 1971. This shot was taken for use in RTÉ Television's religious affairs programme 'Encounter'. 'Encounter' was a live weekly programme featuring filmed reports, which examined the role of Christianity in contemporary life.
Eamonn Casey was ordained a priest in 1951. He served as Bishop of Kerry from 1969-76 and Bishop of Galway from 1976-92; he resigned following revelations that he had fathered a son with American Annie Murphy while Bishop of Kerry. He went to Ecuador following this scandal where he worked in a pastoral capacity.
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(26/Apr/1971 - 26/Apr/1971)