Archbishop – Most Reverend Francis Duffy
Read The Archbishop’s Bio Here

Vicars General

Very Reverend Stephen Canon Farragher, P.P., Parochial House, Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo, 094 9630006
Very Reverend Tod Nolan, P.P., Parochial House, Newport, Co. Mayo, 098 41123


Dean of Cathedral Chapter – Rt. Rev Dermot Moloney

Sr. Mary Lyons, RSM, JCD
Address: Archbishop’s House, Tuam, Co. Galway.
Tel: 093-24166. Email:


Position currently vacant.

Diocesan Secretary
Rev. Francis Mitchell, Archbishop’s House, Tuam, Co. Galway.
Tel: 093 24166. Email:

Archbishop’s House and Diocesan Office Staff

Anne Gormally, Ellen Dooley, Anne Walsh.
Address: Archbishop’s House, Tuam, 093 24166

Chaplains to His Holiness, The Pope
Priests of the Archdiocese who, on the nomination of the Archbishop, have been chosen by the Holy See for this honorary position which confers on them the title of “Monsignor”.
Monsignor Dermot Moloney
Monsignor John O’Boyle

Vicars Forane
Athenry – Fr. Brendan Kilcoyne
Ballinrobe – Fr. John Kenny
Castlebar – Fr. Conal Eustace
Claremorris – Fr. Martin O’Connor
Clifden – Fr. James Ronayne
Dunmore – Fr. Fergal Cunnane
Tuam – Fr. Michael Molloy
Westport – Fr. Charlie McDonnell

Diocesan Finance Committee
Archbishop Francis Duffy (Chair), Monsignor Dermot Moloney, Gerard Concannon (Claremorris), Anne Corcoran (Westport), Patrick Durcan (Westport), Frs. Francis Mitchell (Secretary), Patrick Farragher (Tuam), Joseph O’Brien (Turloughmore).

Priests of the Diocese in Non Parochial Posts

Audley, Fr. Pádraig, Leitir Mealláin
Concannon, Fr. Eamon, Knock
Conway, Dr. Eamon, Notre Dame University, Australia
Cosgrove, Fr. John, Claremorris
Cunnane, Fr. Séamus, Tuam
Donnellan, Fr. Patrick, Galway
Fahey, Fr. Frank, Ballintubber
Flannery, Fr. John D., Milltown
Gallagher, Fr. Thomas, Achill
Garvey, Fr. John, Ballinrobe
Gill, Fr. Patrick, Louisburgh
Gleeson, Fr. Martin, Tuam
Grogan, Fr. Desmond, Partry
Howley, Fr. Enda, Galway
King, Fr. Anthony, Westport
Mitchell, Fr. Francis, Diocesan Secretary
Moloney, Fr. Joseph, Tuam
Moloney, Monsignor Dermot, Tuam
Mullins, Fr. Patrick, Tuam
Neary, Archbishop Michael, Castlebar
Needham, Fr. Gerard, Louisburgh
Neville, Fr. Anthony, Moycullen
Ó Conghaile, Fr. Éamon, Carna
O’Boyle, Monsignor John, Galway
O’Brien, Fr. Joseph, Turloughmore
O’Grady, Fr. James, Headford
O’Malley, Fr. Michael, c/o Archbishop’s House
Quirke, Fr. Gerard, Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter
Shaughnessy, Fr. Bernard, Coolarne
Standún, Fr. Pádraig, Cill Chiaráin
Waldron, Fr. Kieran, Ballyhaunis
Walsh, Fr. Des, Galway
Whelan, Fr. Michael, c/o Archbishop’s House



Page of Pictures from the Diocesan Inservice, October, 2005
Inservice Pictures

Some of the Priests of the Archdiocese on Retreat in Knock, Summer, 2005