Andrew Orr


Current parish and responsibilities:

  • Archdeacon of Cork, Cloyne and Ross
  • Chaplain to Midleton College, and Priest-in-Charge of Youghal Union
  • Honorary Canon, St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, with responsibility for environmental issues and climate change

Wider Church:

  • Member of the General Synod of the Church of Ireland
  • Member of the Church and Society Commission
  • Church of Ireland representative and Chair of Eco-Congregation Ireland
  • Church of Ireland representative on the European Churches Environmental Network (ECEN) and the Anglican Communion Environmental Network (ACEN)

Contact details:




  • Ordained Deacon in 1992
  • Ordained Priest in 1993

Education / Qualifications:

  • Sheffield University BSc 1989

Previous ministry:

  • Curate of Ballymacash (St Mark), Diocese of Connor from 1992 to 1995.
  • Incumbent, Castlecomer, Diocese of Cashel and Ossory, 1995 to 2000
  • Incumbent of Castleknock and Mulhuddart, with Clonsilla, Diocese of Dublin, 2000 to 2009
  • Incumbent of Tullow, Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory, 2009 to 2018
  • Archdeacon of Ossory and Leighlin, 2014 to 2018
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