Nigel Dunne

Current parish and responsibilities:

Dean of Cork & Rector of St. Fin Barre’s Union since 2007

The Dean  is also:

  • Examining Chaplain to the Bishop of Cork
  • a member of Diocesan Council
  • Honorary Secretary of the Diocesan Synod and the Diocesan Council
  • a member of the Diocesan Board of Education
  • a member of the Cork Indigent Roomkeepers’ Society
  • a member of the St Stephen’s Protestant Orphan Society

Wider Church:

  • Member (and former Secretary)  of the Church of Ireland/Methodist Church in Ireland’s Covenant Council
  • Member of General Synod

Contact details:

Telephone: (021) 431 8073
Email: click here


Ordained Deacon in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin in 1990
Ordained Priest in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin in 1991

Education / Qualifications:

Trinity College, Dublin, BA, 1988
Church of Ireland Theological College & The Irish School of Ecumenics, Moderatorship in Biblical Studies and Theology, 1988
Bachelor of Theology, 1990
MPhil(Ecumenics) & MA 2001

Previous ministry:

St. Bartholomew’s & Christ Church Leeson Park( Curate-assistant), Dublin, 1990 – 1993
Dublin Institute of Technology (part time Chaplain), 1990 – 1993
Taney Parish (Curate-assistant), Dublin, 1993 – 1995
Blessington parish (Incumbent), Dublin & Glendalough, 1995 – 2002
Bandon Union (Incumbent), 2002 – 2007