Former Bishop of Derry Edward Daly
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Monsignor Eamon Martin "a clean pair of hands"

The administrator of the Diocese of Derry looks set to be the next leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland.

Monsignor Eamon Martin has been appointed as coadjutor (assistant) Archbishop of Armagh. It was announced by the current leader, Cardinal Sean Brady on Friday.

Msgr Martin said the church must learn from the "terrible trauma" of abuse.

Former Bishop of Derry Edward Daly said he was seen as "a clean pair of hands" after the church's abuse scandals.

  • 18 Jan 2013