Provincial Councils

The Order of Knights of St Columbanus is made up of 12 Provincial Councils across Ireland. Each Provincial Area is structured identical to that of Supreme Council. The Provincial Councils are formed by the Primary Council Grand Knights and Deputy Grand Knights and/or nominated members from those Primary Councils. All members from the Area are entitled to attend monthly meetings. Each Provincial Council has an Executive Committee.

Provincial Grand and Deputy Grand Knights are also members of the Orders Council of Directors.

Area 1: DUBLIN – Councils 6, 16, 20, 52, 75, 86, 102, 119 Dublin, 146 Foxrock
Provincial Grand Knight: Anthony Brougham.

Area 2: BELFAST – Councils 1, 2, 3, 4, Belfast, 12 Downpatrick, 29 Drumbo & Carryduff, 41 Belfast, 49 Holywood, 130 Ballymena, 133 Lisburn.
Provincial Grand Knight: Patrick Doyle – DPGK Charles Clarke

Area 3: ARMAGH – Councils 8 Armagh, 9 Portadown, 10 Newry, 11 Lurgan, 17 Dundalk, 76 Warrenpoint
Provincial Grand Knight: Padhraic Monelley – DPGK Colm O’Farrell

Area 4: DERRY – Councils 5 Derry, 14 Omagh, 23 Strabane, 24 Letterkenny, 56 Stranolar, 69 Coleraine, 107 Enniskillen, 143 Falcarragh
Provincial Grand Knight: John J McCosker – DPGK Noel Campbell

Area 5: CORK – Councils 7 Cork, 22 Middleton, 64 Cork, 70 Bandon, 113 Youghal, 123 Duhallow.
Provincial Grand Knight: Paul Long – DPGK Michael J Keogh

Area 6: LIMERICK – Councils 39 Limerick, 85 Roscrea, 90 Limerick, 132 Cashel.
Provincial Grand Knight: TBC

Area 7: GALWAY – Councils 30 Galway, 55 Tuam, 98 Ballinasloe, 105 Claremorris, 126 Castlebar.
Provincial Grand Knight: Donal G Burke KCHS – DPGK Noel Ultan McDonagh

Area 8: WESTMEATH – Councils 25 Sligo, 45 Athlone, 74 Ballina, 88 Carrick-on-Shannon, 122 Swinford
Provincial Grand Knight: Laurence Cassells – DPGK Ignatius Lynam

Area 9: WEXFORD – Councils 15 Waterford, 34 New Ross, 43 Kilkenny
Provincial Grand Knight: Ger O’Neill – DPGK Paul McKiernan

Area 10: CAVAN – Councils 31 Monaghan, 47 Cavan, 79 Castleblaney.
Provincial Grand Knight: Owen Keogh – DPGK Des O’Farrell

Area 11: MEATH – Councils 32 Drogheda, 40 Trim, 65 Navan, 81 Mullingar, 83 Tullamore, 112 Kells, 129 Portlaoise.
Provincial Grand Knight: Thomas Maleady – DPGK Philip Cuffe

Area 12: WICKLOW – Councils 100 Bray, 117, Arklow, 118 Wicklow. (Arlow and Wicklow amalgamated)
Provincial Grand Knight: Robert N Kelly – DPGK Noel Murtagh O’Sullivan