Priests of Clonfert

The following is a list of all the priests ministering in the diocese of Clonfert (excluding those ministering in religious houses) and the priests who are retired after completing their years of active ministry. All postal addresses are Co. Galway except the parish of Lusmagh which is Co. Offaly.

bp john kirby Most Rev. Bishop John Kirby DD St. Brendan's, Coorheen, Loughrea, Co.Galway (091) 84 15 60
fr cathal geraghty

Rt. Rev. Msgr. Cathal Geraghty

Vicar General

The Presbytery, Loughrea, Co.Galway. H62 YE09  (091) 84 12 12
fr martin mcnamara V. Rev. Martin McNamara PP
Vicar Forane - Loughrea Deanery
Kiltulla, Athenry, Co.Galway. H65 DY70 (091) 84 80 21
fr michael finneran

V. Rev. Michael Finneran PP
Vicar Forane - Ballinasloe Deanery

Clontuskert, Ballinasloe, Co.Galway H53 CV99 (090) 964 2256
fr ciaran kitching V. Rev. Ciaran Kitching PP
Vicar Forane - Portumna Deanery
Killimor, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway H53 R8C4 (090) 967 6151
fr colm allman V. Rev. Colm Allman BA, HDE
College President
St. Joseph's College, Garbally Park, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway (090) 964 2504
fr seamus bohan V. Rev. Seamus Bohan PP Tynagh, Loughrea, Co. Galway H62 DH32 (090) 974 5113
fr bracken V. Rev. P.J. Bracken PP Fahy, Eyrecourt, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway H53 FN35 (090) 967 5116
fr michael byrnes V. Rev. Michael Byrnes, PP
Judical Vicar
Portumna, Co. Galway H53 F584 (090) 9741092
fr joe clarke V. Rev. Joseph Clarke PP Kilnadeema, Loughrea, Co. Galway H62  YH64 (091) 84 12 01
fr pat conroy V. Rev. Pat Conroy PP Ballinakill, Loughrea, Co. Galway H62 AW68 (090) 974 5021
fr aidan costello Rev. Aidan Costello CC The Presbytery, Loughrea, Co. Galway H62 YE09 (091) 84 12 12
fr bernie costello Rev. Bernard Costello
Hospital Chaplain - Portuincula and St. Brigid's, Ballinasloe
Creagh, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway (090) 964 4360
fr daniels Rev. Iomar Daniels PP Leitrim, Loughrea, Co. Galway H62 RP40 (091) 84 17 58
fr sean egan Rev. Sean Egan CC The Presbytery, Loughrea, Co. Galway H62 YE09 (091) 84 12 12
fr benny flanagan

V. Rev. Benny Flanagan


Ballinasloe, Co. Galway  
fr niall foley V. Rev. Niall Foley PP Mullagh, Loughrea, Co. Galway H62 AR27 (091) 84 31 19
fr john garvey V. Rev. John Garvey PP St. Michael's Presbytery, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway H53 EC98 (090) 964 3916
fr gerry geraghty V. Rev. Gerard Geraghty PP Aughrim, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway H53 PY15 (090) 967 3724
fr danfulani Fr Kieran Danfulani St. Michael's Presbytery, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway H53 EC98 (090) 964 3916
fr john hickey Rev. John Hickey CC Abbey, Loughrea, Co. Galway H62 EK13 (090) 974 5217
fr abe kennedy Rev. Abe Kennedy PP
(Chaplain Portumna Community School)
Duniry, Loughrea, Co. Galway H62 HF72 (090) 974 5125
fr michael kennedy Rev. Michael Kennedy PP Lusmagh, Banagher, Co. Offaly R42 WP40  (057) 915 1358
fr pat kenny V. Rev. Pat Kenny PP New Inn, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway H53 P6CO (090) 967 5819
fr brendan lawless V. Rev. Brendan Lawless PP Carrabane, Athenry, Co. Galway H62 NP26 (091) 84 11 03
fr sean lyons V. Rev. Sean Lyons
Portumna -
fr christy mccormack V. Rev. Christy McCormack PP Fohenagh, Ahascragh, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway H53 KO37 (090) 968 8623
fr declan mcinerney Rev. Declan McInerney PP Eyrecourt, Ballinasloe,Co. Galway H53 XV25 (090) 967 5148
fr rick mcmahon Rev. Richard McMahon CSsR, CC Attymon, Athenry,Co. Galway H65 E761 (091) 84 82 08
fr john naughton V. Rev. John Naughton
Portumna, Co. Galway  
fr sean neylon V. Rev. Sean Neylon PP Taughmaconnell, Ballinasloe, Co.Galway H53 RT28 (090) 968 3929
fr christy obyrne V. Rev. Christy O'Byrne PP Lawrencetown, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway H53 XO02 (090) 968 5613
fr chifu Fr. Augustine Chifu The Presbytery, Loughrea, Co. Galway H62 YE09 091 841212
fr kieran orourke V. Rev. Kieran O'Rourke PP Looscaun, Woodford, Co.Galway H62 AK18 (090) 974 9100
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V. Rev. Sean Slattery PP

Limerick -
fr ned stankard Rt. Rev. Mgr. Edward Stankard PP Cappatagle, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway H53 X206 (091) 84 30 17
fr cathal stanley Rev. Cathal Stanley Portumna, Co. Galway. (086) 105 2479
fr raymond sweeney Rev.  Raymond Sweeney PP Ballymacward, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway H53 P2WO (090) 968 7614