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Province of Dublin (Church of Ireland)

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Province of Dublin (Church of Ireland)

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

The United Provinces of Dublin and Cashel, commonly called the Province of Dublin, and also known as the Southern Province, is one of the two ecclesiastical provinces that together form the Church of Ireland; the other is the Province of Armagh. The province has existed since 1833 when the ancient Province of Dublin was merged with the Province of Cashel. Its metropolitan bishop is the Archbishop of Dublin.

Geographic remit

The Province has 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.

See also

List of Church of Ireland dioceses

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