Diocese of Derry and Raphoe

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Country : United Kingdom
Denomination : Anglican

Established : 1834 from the Diocese of Kerry (Anglican) and the Diocese of Raphoe (Anglican)

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Derry and Raphoe

Official blazon

On the dexter for Derry Gules two swords in saltire Proper pommelled and hilted Or on a chief Azure an Irish harp of the third and on the sinister for Raphoe Ermine a chief per pale Azure and Or in the dexter the sun in splendour of the last and in the sinister a cross pattée Gules.


The arms were recorded at the College of Arms and confirmed by the State Herald of Ireland on June 15, 2016.

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