Dominicans in Ireland

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Ruins of the Dominican Friary at Burrishoole, County Mayo

The Dominican Order (Order of Preachers) has been present in Ireland since 1224 when the first foundation was established in Dublin. This was quickly followed by Drogheda (also 1224), Kilkenny (1225), Waterford (1226), Limerick (1227) and Cork (1229)

List of notable Irish Dominicans[edit]

Dominican colleges[edit]

Secondary Schools in Ireland[edit]

St Rose's Dominican College, established by the Dominicans in 1962 in Beechmount Avenue, Belfast

Further Education[edit]

  • Dominican Biblical Institute, a biblical research centre in Limerick, Ireland
  • The Priory Institute, Tallaght, Dublin, in what was the Dominican House of Studies until the year 2000
  • St. Saviour's Priory, Dorset St., Dublin now houses the Centre of Institutional Studies of the Irish Dominican friars


See also[edit]



External links[edit]

National Websites[edit]

Websites of Local Communities & Local Apostolates[edit]