Contact Part-time Chaplains

The University is a hub of diversity and it is not possible to have a Chaplain for every faith group. However, the University facilitates a number of recognised, part-time Chaplains. They can be contacted directly as listed hereunder or through the Chaplaincy Centre.

Church of Ireland
Until Easter 2018, the Rector was Gary Hastings.  The interim priest-in-charge is Dean Alastair Grimason.

United Methodist Presbyterian Church
Rev. Helen Freeburn, BA Lth.
Tel: 086 4677888

Romanian Orthodox Church
Fr. Tudor Ghita
Tel: 086 2282690

Lutheran Church
Gertie Magee
091 794138

Galway Baptist Church
Pastor Jason Post
Tel: 087 1386077

Coptic Church                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Rev Fr. Pauls El Antony                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Tel: 087 1334398                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Contact Info for Religious Denominations

Galway Christian Fellowship
 Pastor Peter Jemphrey
Tel: 091 374302

Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
Tel: Richard: 087 2375789

Galway Mosque & Islamic Centre
Shiekh Khalid phone: 085 8591007

Ahmadiyya Muslim Comminity
Imam Ibrahim Noonan 091 768832

Office of the Chief Rabbi,
Herzog House, Dublin 6.
phone: 01 4923751
Rabbi Zalman Lent
email: or

Help in making contact with any religious denomination is available from:

The Chaplaincy Centre
St. Declans, 6 Distillery Road,
phone: 091 495055