Down & Connor


The diocese of Down & Connor includes County Antrim, the greater part of County Down and part of County Derry.

Facts and figures

Catholic population: 326499
Parishes: 88
Churches: 151
Patrons of the diocese: St Malachy – 3 November; St MacNissi – 4 September.

Bishops of Down & Connor

Contact the diocese

Lisbreen, 73 Somerton Road, Belfast, Co Antrim BT15 4DE
Tel: +44 (0)28 9077 6185
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
NI Regional Office: ‘Cana House’, 56 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 6AF, Tel: +44 (0)28 9023 3002
Belfast: Curran House, Twin Spires, Northumberland St, Belfast BT13 2JF, Tel +44 (0)28 9033 9944
Ballymena: ‘Kenbaan,’ 13 Broughshane Road, Ballymena, Co Antrim BT43 7DX, Tel: +44 (0)28 25644072
Downpatrick: 32 English Street, Downpatrick BT30 6AB, Tel: +353 (0)28 4461 3435
Trócaire, 50 King Street, Belfast, BT1 6A, Tel: +44 (0)28 9080 8030

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