Founded in 1628, this is the last of the many Irish Colleges that were once scattered over Europe when it was not possible to educate priests in Ireland. Today the College is home to 50 students, with a number coming from Ireland and the others representing many different nations.  On this site you will find information the College.

The College organises different events for the Irish and for the wider international community in Rome.  Almost 40 couples celebrate their marriage at the College each year; young people are prepared for the sacraments of First Penance, First Communion and Confirmation.

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you require further information.

Contact Us

The College office is open from Monday to Friday from 8.00 am until 5.00pm, Saturday from 09.00-13.00 (Rome time)

Via dei Santi Quattro, 1 – 00184 Roma (Italia)

Telephone Number: +39 06 772631

Fax Number: +39 06 77263323


To arrange your wedding at the Irish College

Telephone +39 06 77263500

Fax +39 06 77263520


Msgr Ciaran O’Carroll
Pontificio Collegio Irlandese