Primary Councils

Primary Councils are the foundation stones of the Order. These Councils can be found in towns and cities across Ireland. They are at the forefront of many parishes.
Area 1 Dublin:
Councils 6, 16, 20, 52, 75, 86, 102, 119 (Dublin), 146 (Foxrock)
Area 2 Belfast:
Councils 1, 2, 3, 4,(Belfast), 12 (Downpatrick), 29 (Drumbo and Carryduff), 41 (Belfast), 49 (Hollywood), 130 Ballymena, 133 (Lisburn)
Area 3 Armagh:
Councils 8 (Armagh), 9 (Portadown), 10 (Newry), 11 (Lurgan), 17 (Dundalk), 76 (Warrenpoint)
Area 4 Derry:
Councils 5 (Derry), 14 (Omagh), 23 (Strabane), 24 (Letterkenny), 56 (Stranolar), 69 (Coleraine), 107 (Enniskillen), 143 (Falcarragh)
Area 5 Cork:
Councils 7 (Cork), 22 (Middleton), 64 (Cork), 70 (Bandon), 113 (Youghal), 123 (Duhallow)
Area 6 Limerick:
Councils 39 (Limerick), 85 (Roscrea), 90 (Limerick), 132 (Cashel)
Area 7 Galway:
Councils 30 (Galway), 55 (Tuam), 98 (Ballinasloe), 105 (Claremorris), 126 (Castlebar)
Area 8 Westmeath:
Councils 25 (Sligo), 45 (athlone), 74 (Ballina), 88 (Carrick-on-Shannon), 122 (Swinford)
Area 9 Wexford:
Councils 15 (Waterford), 34 (New Ross), 43 (Kilkenny)
Area 10 Cavan:
Councils 31 (Monaghan), 47 (Cavan), 79 (Castleblayney)
Area 11 Meath:
32 (Drogheda), 40 (Trim), 65 (Navan), 81 (Mullingar), 83 (Tullamore), 112 (Kells), 129 (Portlaoise)
Area 12 Wicklow:
Councils 100 (Bray), 117 (*Arklow), 118 (*Wicklow)
* Councils amalgamated