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Archdiocese of Dublin

Archidioecesis Dublinensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop
  • Raymond W. Field, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Eamonn Oliver Walsh, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Desmond Connell, Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
  • Fiachra Ceallaigh, O.F.M., Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
  • Dermot Patrick O’Mahony, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 1152
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ireland
  • Square Kilometers: 3,184 (1,229 Square Miles)
  • Description: City of Dublin, most of County Dublin, Wicklow, parts of Carlow, Kildare, Laois and Wexford
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dublindiocese.ie/
  • Mailing Address: Archbishop's House, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, Ireland
  • Telephone: (01)837.37.32
  • Fax: 836.97.96

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Dublin
633ErectedDiocese of Dublin (erected)
Archdiocese of Dublin
1152ElevatedDiocese of Dublin Archdiocese of Dublin

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Dublin
1950639,542709,72990.1%4455691,0146301,7783,03190ap1951
1970797,999870,54491.7%6048661,4705421,9523,857123ap1971
1980980,0001,075,00091.2%5931,1011,6945781,8812,997181ap1981
19901,105,0001,210,00091.3%6031,6592,2624882,2763,301195ap1991
19991,033,8081,164,25688.8%5509081,4587091,3962,956200ap2000
20001,033,8081,164,25688.8%5418861,4277241,3222,919200ap2001
20011,033,8081,164,25688.8%5238931,4167301,2312,876200ap2002
20021,033,8081,164,25688.8%4929131,4057351,2582,895200ap2003
20031,033,8081,164,25688.8%4978621,3597601,2222,508200ap2004
20041,087,2851,291,58184.2%4998441,3438091,2432,676200ap2005
20061,087,3611,291,59984.2%5398931,43275911,2292,662200ap2007

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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