The diocese of Derry includes almost all of County Derry, parts of Counties Donegal and Tyrone and a very small area across the River Bann in County Antrim.

Facts and figures

Catholic population: 237747
Parishes: 51
Churches: 104
Patrons of the diocese: St Eugene – 23 August; St Columba – 9 June.

Bishop of Derry

Bishop Donal McKeown

Contact the diocese

PO Box 227, Bishop’s House, Derry, BT48 9YG
Tel: +44 (0)28 7126 2302
Please note: When calling from the Republic of Ireland there is a direct code 048 before the local number

Services and agencies of the Bishops’ Conference based in the diocese

Accord Centres
Derry: Diocesan Pastoral Centre, 164 Bishop St, Derry BT48 6UJ, Tel: +44 (0)28 7136 2475
Omagh Centre: Mount St Columba Pastoral Centre, 48 Brook St, Omagh, Co Tyrone BT78 5HD, Tel: +44 (0)28 8224 2439
Maghera Centre: Pastoral Centre, 159 Glen Road, Maghera, Tel: +44 (0)28 79642983
Inishowen Centre: Pastoral Centre, Church Road, Carndonagh, Co Donegal, Tel: +353 (0)74 9374103

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