Year for Vocations to the Priesthood

One of the largest Catholic Dioceses in Ireland, the Diocese of Killaloe has announced a year-long initiative to encourage men to consider joining the priesthood.

A multimedia promotional campaign across counties Clare, Limerick, Tipperary, Offaly and Laois…

First Holy Communion Parents’ Meeting

A meeting of the parents of children preparing for the Sacraments of First Reconciliation & Holy Communion will take place at Golf Club on next Thursday 21st September at 8 p.m. Ms. Bríd Meaney, Ministry of Catechist in our Diocese will facilitate the meeting on the night. We hope all families concerned will be represented…

Sacraments 2024

The following are the dates & times for the Sacraments:

Confirmation on Saturday 9th March at 11 a.m. celebrated by Bishop Fintan.

Holy Communion–St. Senan’s Primary School on Sat 11th May at 11am;
Gaelscoil Uí Choimín on Sat 25th May at 11am

Mercy Day

On Sunday 24th we celebrate Mercy Day. Our parish is blessed with the Sisters of Mercy giving a vibrant Mercy Presence and we thank all the sisters for witnessing to the gospel message in our parish down through the years & in present times

Pastoral Letter on Road Safety- Bishop Fintan

Bishop Fintan has issued a Pastoral Letter on Road Safety. According to the RSA figures of Road Traffic Fatalities from January 1st to July 26th, 2023 were 95 in total, being a 10% increase on last year and the highest in the past 6 years. To date in 2023, a total of 120 people have died…


Interested in becoming a Samaritan volunteer?Samaritans Ennis and Clare are currently seeking new volunteers for the
Autumn 2023 training programme. Volunteers offer their time (approximately 3 to 4 hours a week) to help deliver a 24-hour emotional support service to callers from all walks of life. If you are tolerant, openminded, and willing to…

Anxiety Workshops

These will take place at the Lighthouse, Lime Kiln Rd, Kilrush. Wed 20th Sept 10.30am-1pm Exploring Anxiety &
Wed 27th Sept 10.30am –1pm Managing Anxiety. Limited places available. Contact James Fennelly @ 0858559511
or email:

Kilrush Art Group

Kilrush Art group will resume their Friday evening meet ups on September 22nd at 7pm, upstairs at the Kilrush Community centre. New members welcome. Further information 086 8339347

First Friday

Friday next is the First Friday in September. Fr. Pat will visit his calls on Wednesday 30th & Thursday 31st August due to a wedding on the Friday. If anyone would like to have a visit please contact the Parish Office at 089-4026161

Back to School

Gaelscoil Uí Choimín will reopen on Thursday 31st August.
St. Senan’s Primary School will re-open on Friday 1st September

Best wishes to all students in our parish schools as they return this week! We wish every blessing on children beginning school for the very first time. Every blessing to teachers, SNA’s & school staff…