Galway, Kilmacduagh & Kilfenora


The diocese of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora includes portions of Counties Galway, Mayo and Clare. Kilfenora is in the province of Cashel but the Bishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh is its apostolic administrator.


Facts and figures

Parishes: 39
Churches: 71
Patrons of the diocese: Galway: Our Lady Assumed into Heaven – 15 August
Kilmacduagh: St Colman – 29 October
Kilfenora: St Fachanan – 20 December


Bishop of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora

Bishop Michael Duignan



Contact the diocese

Diocesan Office, The Cathedral, Gaol Road, Galway. 
Tel: +353 (0)91 563 566


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

ACCORD Centres
Galway: Pastoral Centre, Áras de Brún, Newtownsmith, Galway Tel: 091 562331