Installation of Dermot Farrell as Archbishop of Dublin

Published on February 1, 2021

The installation of Dermot Farrell as Archbishop of Dublin will take place tomorrow Tuesday 2 February in St. Mary’s Pro Cathedral at 10.30. The Principal Celebrant will be Archbishop Farrell, he will be joined by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and His Excellency Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland.


Ahead of the Mass of Thanksgiving Archbishop Farrell said, “Since my appointment by Pope Francis on 29 December, I have been overwhelmed by the good wishes and support extended to me as I embark upon my new ministry as Archbishop of Dublin. I am acutely conscious that, to be effective, my broad pastoral role will require collaboration with many people and will involve difficult decisions.  I will continue to keep you all in my prayers and I ask that you please pray that the Holy Spirit will help guide and strengthen me in my new role as Archbishop.”


Due to public health restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, this will not be a public Mass.  However, you are invited to participate in the Mass which will be livestreamed on the cathedral webcam Watch & Listen Live | Archdiocese of Dublin ( as well as on the Facebook page of the Archdiocese of Dublin.