Province of Dublin (Church of Ireland)

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Province of Dublin
Coverage of the Province of Dublin
Church Church of Ireland
Metropolitan bishop Archbishop of Dublin
Cathedral Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin
Dioceses 5
Suffragan bishop(s) N/A

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 it merged with the ancient Province of Cashel. Its metropolitan bishop is the Archbishop of Dublin.

Geographic remit[edit]

The Province has five suffragan 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.

See also[edit]

List of Church of Ireland dioceses