more about the Very Revd Niall Sloane

Niall Sloane was educated at Trinity College, the Milltown Institute and the Church of Ireland Theological Institute in Dublin.

He was ordained in 2005 and served as curate assistant in Agherton Parish, Portstewart and then as senior curate assistant in Taney Parish, Dundrum. He was previously Rector of Holy Trinity, Killiney in the Diocese of Dublin. Archdeacon Sloane is also Chancellor of St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin, Secretary of the General Synod Commission for Christian Unity and Dialogue, a governor of St Patrick’s Cathedral Grammar School and of Rathdown School, Dublin, and a member of the Irish Inter-Church Committee. He is also chair of the Sunday School Society of Ireland.

What are you good at? Getting things done

What would you like to be better at? Filling in questionnaires

Who should play you in a film of your life? Rowan Atkinson

If you weren’t clergy, what job would you have? What job would you like to have had? Something in the hospitality industry.

Vinyl or Spotify? CDs

Full Irish or Muesli with plain yoghurt? Full Irish

Ferrari or Eco-hybrid? I’m more of a classic car person.

Golf or GAA? Golf

Hill walking or reading a book by the fireside? Both

A theological question – John Calvin or Father Ted? That would be an ecumenical matter.

Two true things and one made up thing no-one knows about you – don’t say which!

I’ve jumped out of an aeroplane

I’ve flown an aeroplane

I build model aircraft

Things that makes your blood boil?
i) Lists

ii) Irony

iii) Lists

iv) Repetition

v) Inconsistency

Other than Jesus, which Biblical character would you like to have dinner with? Jonah … I figure it would be a whale of time!(The old ones are always the best… Ed)