John Robert Winder Neill was the Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin until the end of January 2011.
The fourth generation of his family to become a clergyman, John Neill was educated in Dublin at the Avoca School and at Sandford Park. He attended the University of Dublin (Trinity College), Jesus College and Ridley Hall, Cambridge.
He became a deacon in 1969, a priest in 1970, and a bishop in 1986. Member, Governing Body of University College Galway (1986-1997)
Academic Council of the Irish School of Ecumenics
President, Council of Churches for Britain and Ireland (1990-1994)
Anglican Chairman of Porvoo Contact Group since 1998
The Reverend Canon Stephen Neill, Rector of Cloughjordan, County Tipperary
Peter Neill, a photographer
1969–1971: Curate of Street Paul"s Glenageary, Dublin
1971–1974: Bishop"s Vicar, Diocesan Registrar and Librarian, Street Canice"s Cathedral, Ossory
1974–1978: Incumbent of Abbeystrewry Union (Ross)
1978–1984: Street Bartholomew"s with Christ Church, Leeson Park (Dublin)
1984–1986: Archdeacon of Waterford
1986–1997: Bishop of Tuam, Killalla and Achonry
1997–2002: Bishop of Cashel and Ossory (Elected 23 April 1997. Consecrated later that month)
2002–2011: Archbishop of Dublin, Bishop of Glendalough, Primate of Ireland, and Metropolitan (Elected on 29 August 2002).