Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory

County Kilkenny

A few parish unions cross county boundaries
HC means Holy Communion
MP means Morning Prayer


The Colliery Church: 9.15 a.m. (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th Sun.)
St Mary’s Church, Castlecomer: 10.30 a.m. (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th Sun)
Mothel Church (Coolcullen): 12.00 noon (1st and 3rd Sun; 2nd Sun service of Wholeness & Healing 7 p.m.
Holy Trinity, Bilboa: 12.00 noon 2nd and 4th Sunday; 10.30 a.m. on 3rd Sundays
5th Sundays 11 a.m., in rotation as announced.
Rector: The Reverend Patrick Burke (on leave) 

St. Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny: Sunday 11.30 a.m.
and Wednesday 10.30 a.m.
St John’s Church, Kilkenny: Sunday 10.00 a.m.
St Lachtain’s Church, Freshford: Sunday 10.00 a.m.
St Aidan’s Church, Kilmanagh: Sunday 10.00 a.m.
These are the usual service times but there are special holiday and united services
Dean: The Very Reverend David McDonnell
Curate: The Reverend Dr David Compton

1st Sunday
Kells Church: 10.00 a.m.
Inistioge Church: 11.45 a.m.
2nd Sunday
Kilmoganny Church: 10.00 a.m.

Kilfane Church: 11.45 a.m.
Inistioge Church: 11.45. a.m.
3rd Sunday
Ennisnag Church: 10.00 a.m.
Inistioge Church: 11.45 a.m.
4th Sunday
Kilmoganny Church: 10.00 a.m.
Kilfane Church: 11.45 a.m.
5th Sunday
Kells Church: (combined service) 11.00 a.m.
Rector:The Reverend Canon James Mulhall

FIDDOWN UNION (1 church – St Paul’s, Piltown – is in County Kilkenny)

Saint Paul’s Church, Piltown: 

1st Sunday 9.30 a.m. (MP)
2nd Sunday 9.30 a.m. (HC)
3rd Sunday 11.00 a.m. (MP) or All Age Worship
4th Sunday 11.00 (HC)
Holy Trinity, Portlaw and Saint Mary’s, Kilmeaden:
1st Sunday 11.00 a.m. Holy Communion, Holy Trinity, Portlaw
2nd Sunday 11.00 a.m. (MP) Saint Mary’s, Kilmeaden
3rd Sunday 9:30 a.m. (HC) Holy Trinity, Portlaw
4th Sunday 9.30 a.m. (HC) Saint Mary’s, Kilmeaden
5th Sunday 11.00am Fiddown Union United Service
The three churches take turns in providing the location.

Rector: The Reverend Vicki Lynch (from 30th August 2019)

Also see:

KILCOOLEY UNION WITH FERTAGH  (1 church – Fertagh (Johnstown) – is in County Kilkenny

From Sept 2019:


1st        9.00 (HC)        10.15 (MP)      9.00 (MP)        11.45 (HC)

2nd       10.15 (MP)      9.00 (MP)        7 p.m. (HC)     11.45 (MP)

3rd        9.00 (MP)        10.15 (HC)      10.15 (MP)      11.45 (HC)

4th        10.15 (MP)      9.00 (HC)        11.45 (MP)      11.45 (MP)

Sunday 13 October 2019 only

9.30 Holy Communion (said) in Johnstown/Fertagh church.

11.00 Confirmation service and eucharist in Littleton church.

5th Sunday united act of worship

29 September: Crohane at 11 a.m.

29 December: Johnstown at 11 a.m.

Rector: The Reverend Graham Sawyer 
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