Province of Dublin (Church of Ireland)


Province of Dublin (Church of Ireland)

The Province of Dublin, also called the "Southern Province", is one of the two ecclesiastical provinces that together form the Church of Ireland; the other is the Province of Armagh. More formally, its name has been The United Province of Dublin and Cashel since 1833 when the ancient Province of Cashel was merged into it. Its metropolitan bishop is the Archbishop of Dublin.

The Province of Dublin consists of five dioceses. It covers approximately the southern half of the island of Ireland, including the counties of Meath, Westmeath, Dublin, Kildare, Offaly, Laois, Wicklow, Wexford, Carlow, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Waterford, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Clare and the southern half of County Galway.


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