Governance

Christ Church Cathedral is a registered charity and our purpose is the advancement of the Christian religion.

We are committed to ensuring that the cathedral and all those working within it are dedicated to the highest governance standards.

If you have any queries about governance at Christ Church Cathedral or any of our policies, please contact our Cathedral Administrator, Susanne Reid at ei.hcruhctsirhc@rotartsinimda

THE DEAN AND THE CHAPTER OF THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY

COMMONLY CALLED CHRIST CHURCH, DUBLIN

Cathedral of the United Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough and Metropolitan Cathedral of the United Provinces of Dublin and Cashel

Dean: Very Rev. D.P.M. Dunne (2008)
Precentor: Rev. R. H. Byrne (2017)
Chancellor: Rev. D.S.  Mungavin (2015)
Treasurer: Rev. Canon Tom O’Brien (2024)
Archdeacon of Dublin: Ven. D.A. Pierpoint (2004)
Archdeacon of Glendalough: Ven. R. Styles (2024)

CANONS

Prebendary of St Michael’s: Rev. Canon Roland Heaney (2005)
Prebendary of St Michan’s: Rev. Canon Mark Gardner (2008)
Prebendary of St John’s: Rev. Canon William Deverell (2013)

DIOCESES OF DUBLIN AND GLENDALOUGH

Rev. W.R.H. Deverell (2013)
Rev. D.I. Gillespie (2014)
Rev. M.J. Elliott (2015)
Rev. A. Galligan (2015)
Rev. S. Gyles (2017)
Rev. L. Ruddock (2018)
Rev A. McCroskery (2019)
Rev. E.C.L. Robinson (2021)
Rev. K.A.L. Barrett (2022)
Rev. Professor Anne Lodge (2024)

ECUMENICAL CANONS

Fr. Tom Layden SJ (2020)
Metropolitan Archbishop Joseph, Romanian Orthdox archbishop of western and central Europe (2024)

LAY CANONS

Prof. James Lucey (2017)
Annie Fletcher, Director of Irish Museum of Modern Art (2024)

Clerical Members

(Jure Officio)

Very Rev D Dunne (Dean)
Canon Roy Byrne (Precentor)
Canon D Mungavin (Chancellor)
Canon T O’Brien 

(Elected by the Chapter for the period 2023-2026)

Canon W. Deverell
Canon Dr M. Elliott
Canon S. Gyles
Canon T. Layden (honorary member, non-voting)
Canon L. Robinson
Ven. R. Styles

Lay Members

(Elected by Easter Vestry for the period 2023-2026)

Mr D. Campbell
Mr M. Denton
Mr D. Hore
Mr D. Irwin
Mr G. Kearney
Mr J. Kelly
Mr A. Lindsay
Mr J. Loughran
Ms L. Vize

Diocesan Synod Members 

Dublin

1. Dr. Raymond Rafaussé

2. Mrs. Carol Casey 

3. Mr. David Wynne

Glendalough

1. Mr. Ciarán Toland S.C

2. Dr. Stuart Kinsella 

3. Dr. Margaret Daly Denton

Supplemental Synod Members 

Dublin

1. Mrs. Gladys Gourley

2. Mr. Alan Mulligan

3. Ms. Julia Capps

Glendalough

1. Mr. Dermot Hoare

2. Mr. Jim Loughran

3. Mr. Andrew Pender

Christ Church Cathedral is committed to protecting our staff, visitors, clergy and volunteers in terms of health, safety, privacy, security and much more. We are committed to being a safe place to work, visit and worship, where discrimination and bullying is not tolerated and where dignity at work is paramount. You can read a range of our policies below.

Please read our policies here:

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Christ Church Cathedral is committed to ensuring the cathedral is a safe place for all children and vulnerable adults who visit and use our services. All our clergy, staff and volunteers are committed to creating a safe environment and receive regular training in this area. We recognise this is an ongoing process to which we are fully committed.

You can read our:

  • Please find our audited accounts for 2022 here.
  • Please find our audited accounts for 2021 here.
  • Please find our audited accounts for 2020 here.
  • Please find our audited accounts for 2019 here.

On 22 June 2023 Minister Malcolm Noonan launched the Conservation Management Plan for the Cathedral. The CMP was developed thanks to funding from the Minister’s department. 

To view the CMP please click here.