Fáilte chuig Ardeaglais na Gaillimhe!

Situated on the banks of the River Corrib in Galway city, Galway Cathedral is the most recently built of Europe's great stone cathedrals, and is the centre of a vibrant community.

Christmas 2017

Christmas 2017

Christmas is one of the most joyful seasons of the church year, and is celebrated in the Cathedral with appropriate solemnity. Here are details of the various events taking place at this time.

Here also are details of confessions in the days before Christmas.


Irish Baroque Orchestra

Music for Galway, Irish Baroque Orchestra and Resurgam Choir present a performance of G. F. Handel's ever-popular oratorio Messiah in the Cathedral on Saturday 9 December at 7:30pm.

The Three Tenors

The Three Tenors

The Three Tenors - Dominic McGorian, Shane Morgan and Derek Moloney - present a concert of popular classical music in the Cathedral on Thursday 21 December at 8:00pm. The choir of Scoil Íde will also appear on the night.

Saint of the Month: St Winifred

St Winifred

This seventh-century Welsh saint is remembered on 3 November.