News

Subscribe to News
To access the list of Confirmation Dates for 2019 please click on the following link: CONFIRMATION_2019.pdf
Bishop Brendan Kelly preached the following sermons in Galway Cathedral on (i) Friday 17 August 2018 at the funeral of Fr James Max Mitchell and (ii...
The Diocesan Pastoral Centre is hosting a programme, Maryvale Certificate in Catechesis, from Maryvale Institute, Birmingham,  which will...
Laudato Si’ Mysticism or Fresh Eyes for 2018 Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si’ on Care for Our Common Home makes hard and...

The Diocese

The Diocese of Galway was established in 1831, and the parish chapel in Galway City became its pro-cathedral. The diocese of Kilmacduagh was joined with Galway in 1883, and the Bishop of Galway was made the Apostolic Administrator of Kilfenora.

See the history page for more information on how the diocese reached its present shape.

See the Cathedral page and the Galway Cathedral website for more information on the Cathedral.