Catholic-Hierarchy DC

Diocese of Galway and Kilmacduagh

Dioecesis Galviensis et Duacensis



Show: All | General Information | Historical Details | Ordinaries | Historical Summary | Statistics | Affiliated Bishops, Living | Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

Bishop(s)

  • Martin Drennan, Bishop
  • Eamon Casey, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • United: 5 June 1883
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Tuam
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ireland
  • Square Kilometers: 2,610 (1,008 Square Miles)
  • Description: Parts of Mayo, Galway and Clare
  • Official Web Site: http://www.galwaydiocese.ie/
  • Mailing Address: Diocesan Office, The Cathedral, Galway, Ireland
  • Telephone: (091)563.566
  • Fax: 568.333

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Galway
26 April 1831ErectedDiocese of Galway (erected)
Diocese of Galway and Kilmacduagh
5 June 1883UnitedDiocese of Galway
Diocese of Kilmacduagh
Diocese of Kilfenora
Diocese of Galway and Kilmacduagh

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Galway and Kilmacduagh
195059,37959,74299.4%747014441224030031ap1951
197057,02657,43599.3%896215137714334932ap1971
198072,86073,64898.9%1095616544114430539ap1981
199076,10077,15998.6%942967924323639ap1991
199991,28294,01497.1%78391177806121740ap2000
200092,97196,00496.8%80471277326222140ap2001
200195,16696,30498.8%76531297376521040ap2002
200298,157101,23497.0%77471247916222440ap2003
2003100,755103,13897.7%75421178616222540ap2004
2004102,425105,07997.5%74391139065821938ap2005
2006104,822109,49395.7%70421129356118838ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

============

Home | Countries | Religious Orders | Popes | Holy See | Roman Curia | Cardinals by Rank
Bishops: All | Living | Deceased | Youngest | Oldest | Cardinal Electors
Dioceses: All | Current | Titular | Vacant | Structured View
Events: Recent | by Date | by Year | Necrology
Conclaves | Consistories | Councils

============

About Catholic-Hierarchy
Terminology/Site Help
[ Comments/Corrections ] Copyright David M. Cheney, 1996-2013
code: v2.8.9, 26 Feb 2013; data: 1 May 2013