During the month of May the Diocese of Killaloe highlights the important topic of Safeguarding. As we move out from the worst of the pandemic, children’s and youth ministry in parishes across the Diocese are slowly returning. We want to actively encourage children’s safe involvement in the Church. To ensure this, we as a Diocese have…

Lemenagh Cemetery Mass

Lemenagh Cemetery Mass will take place on Wednesday the 25th of May at 19.00. This is jointly organised by the Parish of Newmarket on Fergus and the Parish of Shannon.

Dates for the other graveyard masses will be published in the coming weeks.


Sacraments of Confirmation and 1st Eucharist

Last Saturday the 7th of May was a day of great joy and promise for our Parish. At 11.00 in The Wells Church, the boys and girls of Clonmoney National School received their First Holy Communion. At 15.00 the Sixth Class students of Scoil na Maighdine Mhuire received the Sacrament of Confirmation in Our Lady…

The Chrism Mass, Ennis Cathedral

The Chrism Mass

Here is a link to the Ministry Reflection delivered by Fr. Michael Collins 




Easter Ceremonies

Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lords Supper

Newmarket on Fergus Church          19.30


Good Friday Ceremony

Newmarket on Fergus Church         15.00

Taize Prayer around the Cross

Newmarket on Fergus Church         19.30-20.00


Easter Vigil

Newmarket on Fergus                       21.00


Easter Sunday                                

Carrigerry                                         09.00

The Wells…

Lenten Gift

Help forgotten families this Lent
Climate shocks. Poverty. Covid. Conflict. In forgotten crises this Lent, families like Thandekile’s are suffering. Your Lenten gift to Trócaire will help them. Please give.

Let them know they’re not forgotten
Climate shocks. Poverty. Covid. Conflict. In forgotten crises this Lent, families like Thandekile’s are suffering. Your Trócaire…

Mass Times

Traditionally at this time of year Mass times would change with “Summer time”. The Pastoral Council and Fr. Michael have spent some time considering the matter. In light of the fact that we are still in the early stages or rebuilding the praying community in the wake of Covid-19, it was believed best to leave…

Parish Liturgical Life with the lifting of Covid-19 Restrictions

In interest of the common good and in respect of the vulnerable who join us for prayer we ask that people continue to:

  • Wear mask while in the church building
  • Hand sanitise when entering and leaving the building
  • To maintain social distancing when and where possible
  • To continue to receive Holy Communion on the hand

Daffodil Day 2022

After a two-year break Daffodil Day is on March 25th. Volunteers will sell daffodils and Irish Cancer Society merchandise at Eurospar. If you would like to donate daffodils bring them to Eurospar on the day or contact Mary Woods, 0876166634, to arrange collection. Thank you…

Local Support for Ukraine

TWO OF the county’s biggest rivals have come together to collaborate with Eoin Gavin Transport to assist the people of Ukraine.

Both Newmarket-on-Fergus and Sixmilebridge are known as fierce rivals on the hurling and camogie fields but the GAA clubs have put their differences to one side as they encourage their members to partake in…