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Diocese of GalwayKilmacduagh & Kilfenora

Deoise na GaillimheChill Mac Duach & Chill Fhionnúrach

Diocesan Clergy

Rev. John Gerard Acton
Ordained: Galway Cathedral, 2021
Current appointment: Curate (Galway Cathedral); Diocesan Secretary; Moderator of the Curia
Address: The Cathedral, Galway
T. +353 (0)91 563577
Very Rev. Dr Hugh Clifford, PP
Ordained: Galway Cathedral, 2000
Current appointment: Parish Priest of Ballinderreen & Kinvara
Address: Parochial House, Kinvara, Co. Galway
T. 091 637154
Very Rev. Michael Connolly, PP
Ordained: Galway Cathedral, 2006
Current appointment: Oughterard
Address: Parochial House, Oughterard, Co. Galway
T. 091 552290
Rev. Prof. Michael Conway
Ordained: Doohoma, 1989
Current appointment: St Patrick's College, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
Address: St Patrick's College, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
T. 01 6285222
Very Rev. Denis Crosby PP
Ordained: Galway Cathedral, 1971
Current appointment: Parish of Liscannor & Moymore
Address: Liscannor, Co. Clare
T. 065-7081248
Very Rev. Edward Crosby, PP
Ordained: Maynooth, 1964
Current appointment: Parish of Kilfenora
Address: Parochial House, Kilfenora, Co. Clare
T. 065 7088006
Very Rev. William Cummins, PP
Ordained: Galway Cathedral, 1973
Current appointment: Ennistymon
Address: Parochial House, Ennistymon, Co. Clare
T. 065 7071063
Very Rev. Martin Canon Downey, PP
Ordained: Galway Cathedral, 1975
Current appointment: St Joseph
Address: St Joseph's Church, 24 Presentation Road, Galway
T. 091 562276
Most Rev. Bishop Michael Duignan, DD
Ordained: 17 July 1994
Current appointment: Bishop of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora, and Bishop of Clonfert
Address: Diocesan Office, Galway Cathedral, Galway
T. 091 563566
Very Rev. Richard Flanagan, PP
Ordained: 1991
Current appointment: Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare
Address: Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare
T. +353 (0)86 0235313
Rev. Desmond Forde, CC
Ordained: Thurles, 1978
Current appointment: Lahinch
Address: Curate's Residence, Sea Road, Lahinch, Co. Clare
T. 065 7081307
Very Rev. Daniel Gallagher PP
Ordained: St Patrick's Church, 2016
Current appointment: Parish Priest, An Spidéal
Address: Teach an tSagairt, An Spidéal, Co. na Gaillimhe
T. 091 504797
Very Rev. Martin Canon Glynn, PP, VF
Ordained: Thurles, 1979
Current appointment: Mervue
Address: Holy Family Church, Mervue, Galway
T. 091 765714
Very Rev. Diarmuid Hogan, PP
Ordained: Kilfenora, 1990
Current appointment: Oranmore
Address: Parochial House, Oranmore, Co. Galway
T. 091 794634
Very Rev. Barry Horan, PP
Ordained: Galway Cathedral, 1999
Current appointment: Clarinbridge
Address: The Presbytery, Clarinbridge, Co. Galway
T. 091 776741
Rev. Peter Joyce
Ordained: Galway Cathedral, 1999
Address: c/o Diocesan Office, The Cathedral, Gaol Road, Galway
Very Rev. Kevin Keenan, PP
Ordained: 1992
Current appointment: Sacred Heart Parish
Address: Church of the Sacred Heart, Seamus Quirke Road, Galway
T. 091 524751
Rev. Michael King
Ordained: Galway Cathedral, 2016
Address: c/o Diocesan Office, The Cathedral, Gaol Road, Galway
Rev. Declan Lohan
Ordained: Oranmore, 2017
Current appointment: Curate
Address: Renmore Church, Renmore, Galway
T. 091 769338
Very Rev. Vivian Loughrey, PP
Ordained: Beagh, 1997
Current appointment: Shrule
Address: Parochial House, Shrule, Co. Mayo
T. 093 31262
Rev. Thomas Lyons
Ordained: Galway Cathedral, 1973
Address: Chaplaincy, University Hospital, Wilton, Cork
T. 021 546400
Very Rev. Thomas Canon Marrinan, PP, VF
Ordained: Thurles, 1984
Current appointment: Parish of Gort & Beagh
Address: Parochial House, Gort, Co. Galway
T. 091 631220
Very Rev. Seán McHugh
Ordained: Galway Cathedral, 1999
Current appointment: Chaplain, University Hospital Galway
Address: The Chaplaincy, University Hospital Galway
T. 091 524222
Very Rev. Michael Dean McLoughlin, PP, VF
Ordained: Thurles, 1982
Current appointment: Parish of Salthill
Address: Christ the King Church, Salthill, Galway
T. 091 523413
Very Rev. Robert McNamara, PP
Ordained: Esker, 1995
Current appointment: Parish of Lisdoonvarna
Address: Parochial House, Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare
T. +353 (0)87 0949030
Very Rev. Martin Dean Moran, Adm.
Ordained: Galway Cathedral, 1971
Current appointment: Parish of Killannin
Address: Parochial House, Rosscahill, Co. Galway
T. 091 550106
An tAthair Mícheál Ó Braonáin, SP
Ordained: Galway Cathedral, 1974
Current appointment: Parish of Barna
Address: Parochial House, Barna, Galway
T. 091 590956
An tAthair Seán D. Ó Catháin, SP
Ordained: Galway Cathedral, 1976
Current appointment: Chaplain to the Galway Clinic and Merlin Park Hospital
Address: Castlegar, Galway
T. 091 785000 (Clinic); 091 757631 (Merlin Park Hospital)
Very Rev. Gearóid Ó Griofa, Adm.
Ordained: Thurles, 1980
Current appointment: Parish of Leitir Móir
Address: Parochial House, Leitir Móir, Co. na Gaillimhe
T. 091 551169
Rev. John O'Halloran
Ordained: Galway Cathedral, 2016
Current appointment: Chaplain, University Hospital Galway
Address: The Chaplaincy, University Hospital Galway
T. 091 524222
An tAthair Dáithí Ó Murchú
Ordained: Renmore, 1996
Current appointment: Diocese of Arundel & Brighton
Address: St Richard’s Church, Cawley Road, Chichester PO19 1XB, UK
T. +44 7860121865
Very Rev. Ian Canon O'Neill, PP
Ordained: Castledermot, 1997
Current appointment: Parish of Claregalway
Address: Parochial House, Claregalway, Co. Galway
T. 091 798104
Very Rev. Tadhg Canon Quinn, PP
Ordained: Thurles, 1976
Current appointment: Parish of Knocknacarra
Address: St John the Apostle Church, Knocknacarra, Galway
T. 091 590059
Very Rev. Monsignor Peter Rabbitte, PP, VG
Ordained: Craughwell, 1984
Current appointment: Cathedral Parish
Address: The Cathedral, Gaol Road, Galway
T. 091 563577
Very Rev. Michael Canon Reilly
Ordained: Thurles, 1975
Current appointment: City East Deanery
Address: Parochial House, Castlegar, Galway
Very Rev. Joseph Roche, PP
Ordained: Thurles, 1987
Current appointment: Parishes of Ardrahan, Kilchreest & Castledaly
Address: Parochial House, Ardrahan, Co. Galway
T. 091 635164
Very Rev. Martin Whelan
Ordained: Ardrahan, 2009
Current appointment: PP Moycullen Parish; Diocesan Chancellor; Diocesan Advisor for Post-Primary Religious Education
Address: Diocesan Office, The Cathedral, Gaol Road, Galway
T. 091 555106