(United Dioceses of Cashel, Ferns, Leighlin, Lismore, Ossory & Waterford)

Archives

Stradbally

Stradbally

Stradbally Union of parishes nestles in the heart of Co. Laois. Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/StradballyUnionOfParishes The village is internationally known for its music festival. ‘The Electric Picnic’, and also its annual steam rally. There are five churches in the Union: St Patrick’s Stradbally St Brigid’s, Ballintubbert St Peter’s Coraclone St Mogue’s, Timogue Church of the Resurrection, […]

  Continue Reading
  November 9, 2013   No comments
Portlaoise

Portlaoise

Portlaoise and Ballyfin Union of Parishes. Portlaoise Group of Parishes with St Peter’s Church which is situated in the centre of the busy town of Portlaoise with its hospital and prison.     PORTLAOISE GROUP The Rock Holy Trinity Church: 9.30 a.m. St Peter’s Church, Portlaoise: 10.45 a.m. Ballyfin Church: 12.00 noon Rector: Rev. Brian […]

  Continue Reading
  November 9, 2013   No comments
New Ross Union

New Ross Union

The area covered by this union of parishes includes the Hook Head peninsula, the J.F. Kennedy Park, the historic town of New Ross and St. Mullins in the Barrow Valley. Parish website: http://www.newross.ferns.anglican.org/ NEW ROSS UNION 1st Sunday Fethard Church: 9.00 a.m. New Ross Church: 10.45 a.m. 2nd Sunday Fethard Church: 9.00 a.m. Killesk Church: 10.15 […]

  Continue Reading
  November 9, 2013   No comments
Leighlin

Leighlin

Leighlin website: http://www.saintlaserianscathedral-parishes.ie/ Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/St-Laserians-Cathedral-and-the-Leighlin-Union-of-Parishes/200026636680660 Leighlin Union of Parishes, with St Laserian’s Cathedral which was begun c1152-1181, and was largely complete towards the end of the 13th century. All situated south of Carlow There are four churches in the Union: St Laserian’s Cathedral, Old Leighlin Paulstown Church, Shankill Borris Goresbridge (Grange Sylvae) LEIGHLIN UNION 1st […]

  Continue Reading
  November 9, 2013   No comments
Kiltegan

Kiltegan

The picturesque group includes the town of Hacketstown and sheep farming country at the base of the Wicklow mountains KILTEGAN GROUP St John’s Church, Moyne: 9.30 a.m. 1st & 3rd Sundays MP 2nd & 4th Sundays HC St John the Baptist Church, Hacketstown: 10.45 a.m. 1st & 3rd Sundays HC 2nd & 4th Sundays MP […]

  Continue Reading
  November 9, 2013   No comments
Killanne Union

Killanne Union

This Union is situated on the southern side of the Blackstairs Mountains stretching from Adamstown to the boundary with Bunclody and is farming countryside. KILLANE UNION 1st & 3rd Sunday Rossdroit Church: 10.00 a.m. 2nd & 4th Sunday Killegney Church: 10.00 a.m. Killanne Church: 11.30 a.m. Templeshanbo Church: 11.30 a.m. on 1st Sunday and 10.00 […]

  Continue Reading
  November 9, 2013   No comments
Kilcooley

Kilcooley

“Kilcooly”, a parish, in the barony of Slievardagh, county of Tipperary, and province of Munster, 5 miles (S.) from Johnstown; containing, with the town of New Birmingham, 3667 inhabitants. The parish comprises 9052 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. The living is a rectory, in the diocese of Cashel, and in the patronage […]

  Continue Reading
  November 9, 2013   No comments
Gorey

Gorey

 This group of parishes is situated at the northern most point in County Wexford and is a mixutre of established families and relocated commuter families. Gorey is the principal town of North Wexford with a population of around 4,000 people. It is a well established busy town on the main Dublin to Wexford road and […]

  Continue Reading
  November 9, 2013   No comments
Ferns Union

Ferns Union

History The Cathedral Church of St. Edan is situated in Ferns, the ancient capital of Leinster and has strong links with St. David’s of the Church in Wales. The Dean Writes “Christian witness came to Ferns over 1400 years ago. St. Edan (Aidan) came to Ferns in c.600ad. There has been a “stone” church on […]

  Continue Reading
  November 9, 2013   No comments