Letterkenny (Conwal & Leck) Parish

Address: Ard Choluim,Letterkenny,Co Donegal
Parish City: Letterkenny
Parish Phone: 074--9121021
Parish Fax: 074-9122707
Parish E-mail: steunanscathedral@eircom.net
Parish Website: www.steunanscathedral.ie


Parish Personnel

Parish Priest

Rev Eamonn Kelly, Adm., VF
 Parochial House,, Letterkenny
 074 9121021


Mgr Kevin Gillespie, CC
 Parochial House, , Letterkenny
 074 9121021

Rev Philip Kemmy, CC
 Parochial House, Letterkenny

Churches and Mass Times

Cathedral of Saints Eunan and Columba (16 June 1901; 1985)

Mass Times

see below
Sunday Vigil: 7.30pm 8am, 10am, 12noon & 6.30pm
Monday (Oct-May) 8am,10am & 7.30pm (June-Sept) 8am,10am
Tuesday (Oct-May) 8am,10am & 7.30pm (June-Sept) 8am,10am
Wednesday (Oct-May) 8am,10am & 7.30pm (June-Sept) 8am,10am
Thursday (Oct-May) 8am,10am & 7.30pm (June-Sept) 8am,10am
Saturday 10am
Map and Directions to Church
Other Details:

Baptisms are held in the Cathedral on a Saturday at 5pm or on a Sunday at 1.30pm. Please give a fortnight's notice.

Mass in Irish: 10.am every First Sunday of the month

Mass in Poilsh: 4.30pm on the First andThird Sunday of the month

Polish Prayer Group meets in teh Cathedral Conference Room on a Sunday from 4.30pm - 7pm (except on the fourth Sunday of the Month).

Family Mass:10am every Second Sunday of the month

Mass on Holydays of Obligation: 8am, 10am, 5.45pm, and 7.30pm.

Eves of Holydays: 7.30pm

Devotions: May and October Sunday evening 7.30pm

Confessions: Mondays 8pm; Thursday before First Friday 12pm – 1pm and 8pm; Saturdays:  12pm - 1pm and after Vigil Mass. 


St Pius X Adoration Chapel: open from 1pm on Sunday through until 8.30pm on Friday. (The Adoration Chapel opens at 2pm on the First Sunday of the Month.

Cathedral Choir: Director/Organist - Fr Michael Carney

Irish Choir: Catríona McIntyre

Sunday Evening Choir: Patrick Doherty

Children's Choir: Ms Toni Harvey


Baptismal Preparation: Every Second Tuesday night in the Parochial House at 8pm

Divine Mercy Devotions take place in the Cathedral Crib Room every Tuesday at 8pm.

Charismatic Prayer Group meeting on Thursday evenings at 8pm in the Cathedral Conferecne Room.

Grandparents Rosary & Benediction in St Eunan's Cathedral every First Friday at 8pm. (Excluding - June, July, August and September).

Fatima Prayers are prayed after the 10am Mass on the first Saturday of the month.

Every Tuesday, Our Lady of Knock Presidium meets in the Parochial House at 7pm. New members welcome.

Youth 2000 Prayer Group meet in the Parochial House every Wednesday Evening at 8pm.

Mother's Prayer Group Meeting is held in the Cathedral Conference Room every Wednesday at 7pm.




Safeguarding Committee: Maria Harvey (Chairperson)

Altar Society Mrs Maureen Brogan.  074-9121429
Collectors Tony Duffy.  074-9126294
SVDP 'Vincent's', 37, Lower Main Street. Thursday 7.30pm – 9pm. Tel: 074 9129503
Legion of Mary Every Tuesday, Our Lady of Lourdes Presidium meets in the Cathedral Conference Room after the 10am Mass. New members welcome.
  Every Tuesday, Our Lady of Knock Presidium meets in Room 112, Loreto Secondary School at 7pm. New memebers welcome.
PTAA Michael Keane, 1, Meadowbank Park, Letterkenny. Tel: 087-6774618. Enrolment on first Sundays in the Cathedral Sacristy after all Masses
St Joseph’s Young Priests Society Contact: Stephen McDaid, McNeely Villas, Letterkenny. 074-9124045
Raphoe Diocesan Pastoral Centre Monastery Ave. 074 – 9121853
 Radio Broadcast from the Cathedral if you have a receiver you can listen to all the Masses and liturgies in your own homw. Please contact the Parochial House for moe details


Records & Statistics: Catholic Population: c10,000; c1,653 families.  Baptismal records, 1867. Confirmation records, 1913.  Marriage records, 1867.  Death Register, 1912.

Cemeteries: Conwal (1795), New Leck (1978), Old Leck (1797)




Rev Shane Gallagher, Hospital Chaplain

1 Chaplain’s House, Knocknamona, Letterkenny, Co Donegal.

Rev Martin Chambers, Hospital Chaplain

2 Chaplain’s House, Knocknamona, Letterkenny, Co Donegal

Institute of Technology(074-9124888)

Rev John Boyce

Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT).

Parochial House, Drumkeen, Ballybofey, Co Donegal. Tel: 074-9134005


Rev Jonathan Flood, Chaplain

St Eunan's College, Letterkenny, Co Donegal.  074-9121143

1 Cathedral Place, Letterkenny, 074-9206905



Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal NS
 Mrs. Irene Simmons

Scoil Cholmcille NS.
 Mr. Pauric Cannon

St Fiachra's NS
 Illistrin, Letterkenny
 Mr. Luke Kilcoyne

Gaelscoil Adhamhnain
 Gleannchearra, Leitir Ceanainn
 Mr Colm Breathnach

St Bernadette's Special School
 College Farm Road, Letterkenny
 Ms. Elaine Bonner

Little Angels Special School
 Knocknamona, Letterkenny
 Mrs. Angela Keane