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Drumbo rector installed as Canon at Down Cathedral

The Rev Robert NeillThe Rev Robert Neill, Rector of Holy Trinity Church, Drumbo was installed as Canon by the Very Rev Henry Hull, Dean of Down, at a Service of Installation in Down Cathedral, Downpatrick last Tuesday night (25th September). The preacher was The Ven Philip Patterson, Archdeacon of Down.

Mr Neill was appointed Prebendary of Talpestone in succession to The Rt Rev Canon Alan Abernethy, former Rector of Ballyholme Parish, who was installed and enthroned as Connor?s new Bishop in Lisburn Cathedral on Thursday 6th September. Mr Neill, who recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of his Ordination was ordained in Down Cathedral on 29th June 1977 and was instituted in Holy Trinity Church, Drumbo in September 1998.