Edward Darling

Edward Flewett Darling (born 24 July 1933) was Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe from 1985 to 2000.[1][2]


Darling was born into an ecclesiastical family[3] and educated at St. John's School, Leatherhead and Trinity College, Dublin.[4] He was ordained in 1956: his first posts being curacies in Belfast.[5] He then held incumbencies at St Gall’s Carnalea, County Down and St John’s Malone, Belfast[6] before his ordination to the episcopate.

William Flewett, his grandfather, was Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross from 1933 to 1938.


  1. The Times, 3 October 1984; pg. 16; Issue 61952; col B, Election of new Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe
  2. Announces retirement
  3. His father was the Venerable V.W. Darling, Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  4. TCD NI Secretary
  5. Crockford's Clerical Directory2008/2009 Lambeth, Church House Publishing ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0
  6. Church web-site
Religious titles
Preceded by
Walton Newcombe Francis Empey
Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe
1985 2000
Succeeded by
Michael Hugh Gunton Mayes
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