Ted Ardis is the Church of Ireland rector of the local parish (Donnybrook and Irishtown) since 2003. He hales from Armagh and is married to Hilary. They have two children and three living grandchildren. He was ordained in 1978 and served in Dublin 3 and 4, and in Counties Wexford, Mayo and Sligo. He and Hilary are Anglican Franciscan Tertiariesr.