‹ back to previous page

Message from Pope Francis

“Tonight before falling asleep think about when we will return to the street.

When we hug again, when all the shopping together will seem like a party.

Let’s think about when the coffees will return to the bar, the small talk, the photos close to each other.

We think about when it will be all a memory but normalcy will seem an unexpected and beautiful gift. We will love everything that has so far seemed futile to us. Every second

‹ back to previous page

COVID-19 Support Line for Older People

ALONE has launched a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Professional staff are available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary. The support line is open Monday to Friday, 8am-8pm, by calling 0818 222 024. Hours may be extended to meet the demand.

‹ back to previous page

Clare Suicide Bereavement Support

continues to offer phone and text support to people who have been bereaved by suicide in Co Clare in these exceptional times. You are welcome to call or text 087 3698315 or 086 0565373 and speak with a volunteer. You may find our website helpful at

‹ back to previous page

Details of Masses around the Diocese

Details of Masses which can be heard or viewed on line during the coming weekend – 3rd Sunday in Lent – March 15th

Clare FM and Tipp FM at 9.00 am on Sunday morning. Scariff Bay FM at 11.00 am on Sunday morning (88.3 FM) – available in East Clare Parishes.

All the Masses at the usual times from Ennis, Kilrush, Roscrea, Nenagh, Shannon and Quin churches can be seen on their webcams. Access these through their parish websites.


‹ back to previous page

Temporary Arrangements for Newmarket/Wells/Carrigerry due to Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

Following the guidelines of the Diocese of Killaloe in response to the recommendations of the Government and Public Health Authorities to put measures in place to help ensure the containment of the Corona Virus in our parish Fr Tom will celebrate masses privately and will pray for the people whose anniversaries occur during this time. You can listen in on your regular radio on 97.9fm. The transmission might not reach every area of the parish but hopefully most should be

‹ back to previous page

Pastoral Message of Bishop Fintan Monahan, Killaloe Diocese 12th March 2020

Killaloe Diocese responds to Government recommendations in relation to COVID -19 (Corona Virus) Pandemic

Following the recommendations of the Government and Public Health Authorities this morning, the Diocese of Killaloe wishes to put measures in place to help ensure the containment of the virus and the protection of the faithful who may be particularly vulnerable at this time. The provisions will have immediate effect and will be followed by all parishes in the Diocese of Killaloe. These provisions will remain