Dean of Ferns

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The Dean of Ferns is based at The Cathedral Church of St Edan, Ferns in the united Diocese of Cashel and Ossory within the Church of Ireland.

Ferns Cathedral Church in County Wexford, Ireland

The Cathedral Church of St Edan is a cathedral of the Church of Ireland in Ferns, County Wexford in Ireland. It is in the ecclesiastical province of Dublin. Until 1949, the designation of the Cathedral was the Cathedral Church of St. Ædan, a variant spelling of Edan or Aidan.

Diocese of Cashel and Ossory Church of Ireland, established 1977

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The current incumbent is Paul Mooney.

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Ferns Cathedral

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  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Fasti Ecclesiae Hibernicae: The succession of the Prelates and ..., Volume 2 By Henry Cotton. p. 347. Retrieved 11 February 2012.