Letterkenny (Conwal & Leck)

Letterkenny (Conwal & Leck)

(Mensal Parish)



cathedralAdministrator: Very Rev Eamonn Kelly, Adm., VF

Contact Details: Ard Choluim, Letterkenny, Co Donegal.  Tel. 074-9121021 Fax 074-9122707.  Parish E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Church: Cathedral of Saints Eunan and Columba, Letterkenny (16 June 1901; 1985)










Curates:  Rev Damien McGroarty, CC, Rev Eamonn McLaughlin, CC


Sundays 8am, 10am, 12noon & 6.30pm
Saturday Vigil
Holydays of Obligation 8am, 10am, 11.15am, 5.45pm, and 7.30pm.
Eves of Holydays 7.30pm.
Monday - Friday (October - May) 8am, 10am and 7.30pm
Monday - Friday (June - September) 8am and 10am.
Saturday morning 10am.
Mass in Irish 10am every First Sunday of the month.
Family Mass 10am every Second Sunday of the month.
Mass in Polish 7.30pm every second Thursday of the month.


St Pius X Adoration Chapel

Open from 7pm on Sunday right through until 8.30pm on Friday. (The Adoration Chapel opens at 2pm
on the First Sunday of the month).

Devotions May and October Sunday evening 7.30pm.
Confessions Thursday before First Friday 12pm – 1pm and 8pm; Saturdays:  12pm - 1pm and after Vigil Mass.
Sacristan Mr Alan Wilson, 1 Hillcrest, Leck, Letterkenny. 074 - 9124217
Cathedral Choir Director/ Organist: Mr Jim Mailey
Baptismal Prepartion Every Tuesday at 8.15pm in the Parochial House.
Divine Mercy Devotions take place in the Cathedral Conference Room every Tuesday at 8pm.
Young Adult Prayer meeting (18-35 years) takes place in the Cathedral Conference Room every Wednesday 8-9pm.
Charismatic Prayer Group Thursdays at 8pm in the Cathedral Conference Room



Altar Society Mrs Maureen Brogan.  074-9121429
Collectors Patrick Gibbons.  074-9121374
SVDP 84, 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
Diocesan Social Worker 074-9122047 Monday-Friday.
Donegal Hospice Office Knocknamona, Letterkenny. 074-9125656
St Joseph’s Young Priests Society Contact: Stephen McDaid, McNeely Villas, Letterkenny. 074-9124045
Family Ministry Centre Monastery Ave. 074 – 9121853



Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal NS Letterkenny.  074-9121171. Number on Rolls:  576. Principal: Irene Simmons.
Scoil Cholmcille NS Letterkenny.  074-9122772. Number on Rolls:  553. Principal:  Mr Pauric Cannon
St Fiachra's NS, Illistrin Letterkenny.  074-9125775. Number on Rolls:  407. Principal:  Mr Tom Feeney.
Gaelscoil Adhamhnáin Gleannchearra, Leitir Ceanainn. 074-9126117. Uimhir Daltaí:  351 Príomhoide:  Ms. Máire Nic Gairbhe.
St Bernadette’s Special School College Farm Road, Letterkenny. 074- 9121228. E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Principal: Ms. Elaine Bonner
Little Angels Special School Knocknamona, Letterkenny. 074-9122456. Principal: Mrs. Angela Keane.



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)


GENERAL HOSPITAL (074-9125888)

Canon John 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, Golan, Milford P.O., Co Donegal. Tel: 074-9153280



Rev Rory Brady, Chaplain 

St Eunan's College, Letterkenny, Co Donegal.  074-9121143/9125164.

1 Cathedral Place, Letterkenny, 074-9125182