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This is the homepage of the Parish of Kildysart – part of the Diocese of Killaloe. We are located in South Clare on the shore of the Shannon estuary. Our parish is centred on St Michael’s Church and is a vibrant community.  Somebody once described a parish as a “family of families” and that description certainly sits well with us here in Kildysart.  People are supportive of each other and the good of the community is central to daily parish life.

Our site is intended to be a source of information about our parish for locals and visitors alike. We hope that you may find these pages informative and supportive. We welcome your suggestions.

October 2012

Rest in Peace 2022

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Michael Michael RIP

We pray for Michael Michael, Lacknashannagh and late of Cyrpus and London who died on 3 May 2022.

Michael was predeceased by his wife Chrissie.

Michael is mourned by his sons Christopher and Edward, daughter Melannie, his daughters in law Linda and Bridget, son in law John, his sisters Helen, Georgina, Irene and Koula, his grandchildren William, Anthony, Aidan, Ashley and Alex, his brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces and a large circle of friends.

Michael will repose at St Michael’s Church Kildysart this Thursday evening from 5pm to 8pm. Prayers for the dead will be recited at 7pm
Michael’s Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 11am followed by burial after in Kildysart cemetery.

Michael’s month mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 8pm on Friday, 3 June.

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Nota Moylan, RIP

We pray for Nora Moylan, Shorepark and Rye, New York who died on 27 April 2022.
Nora is mourned by her sister-in-law Kathleen, nieces, nephews, family, neighbours and friends.


Nora will repose at St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Friday from 6pm to 7.30pm Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2pm on Saturday followed by burial in Kildysart cemetery.


No hand shaking please.


May she rest in peace.

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Maureen Ginnane, RIP

We pray for Maureen Ginnane, late of Crovaughan and New York who died on 28 March, 2022.

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console her husband Josie, her family Patrick, Kevin, Joseph and Maureen, her grandchildren, her brothers and sisters and all who loved her


A months mind Mass will be offered for Maureen in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Friday, 29 April at 8pm.


May she rest in peace.

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We pray for Kevin Murrihy, Crovraghan who died on Holy Saturday, 16 April 2022.

Kevin was predeceased by his wife Esther.

May the Lord grant Kevin eternal rest and console his daughters Assumpta and Clare-Anne, his sons Kevin and Leo, his grandchildren Gary, Linda, Jason, Leah, Cillian and Layla, his son in law Kenneth and his uncle Leo and all who loved him.

Kevin will repose at St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Easter Sunday from 5pm until 7pm.

Kevin’s requiem Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 11am on Easter Monday followed by burial to follow at the Kildysart cemetery.

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Francis Bohannon, RIP

We pray for Francis Bohannon, Cappanavarnogue, Kildysart who died on 10 April, 2022.
Francis was predeceased by his wife Patricia and daughter Caroline.

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console his sons David, Alan, Declan and Raymond, his grandchildren Chloe, Darren, Luke and Ciara, his brother Patsy (Ennis), his sisters Mary Hehir (Kilmihil) and Nuala Caulfield (Meelick), daughters in law, sisters and brothers in law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Francis will repose at St. Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Tuesday from 5pm with prayers for the faithful departed at 7pm.
Francis’ requiem Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11 am followed by burial in Kildysart cemetery.

Francis’ months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Friday, 6 May at 8pm.

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We pray for Getty Hull (née Kelly) formerly of Shanacoole who died in England on 9 April, 2022.

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console her brother Michael and all formed her circle of love and care.

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Michael Foley, RIP

We pray for Michael Foley, Clonola who died on 5 March, 2022.

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console his wife Bernie, his daughters Sarah and Ciara, his sister Mary, his brothers Pat, Timmy and Thomas and all who loved him.

Michael will repose at St Michael’s Church, Kildysart from 5pm to 7pm on Monday.

Michael’s requiem Mass will be celebrated at 11am on Tuesday followed by burial in Kildysart cemetery.

Due to the risks posed by the public health emergency the family request that there be no handshaking.

Michael ‘s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 8pm on Wednesday 6 April.

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Peter Coughlan, RIP

We pray for Peter Coughlan, Cahercon who died on 23 February.

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console his family Mary, Paddy and Peter, his daughters-in-law Maura and Mary, his son-in-law Martin, his grandchildren Gerard, Éimear, Sarah and Laura brothers Michael and Vincent, sisters May, Ruby and Christina, sisters-in-law Eileen and Kathleen (Chicago) brother-in-law Pat and all who loved him.

Peter will repose in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart from 4pm to 5.30pm on Saturday.
Peter’s funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11am on Sunday.

Peter’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Friday, 25 March at 7pm.

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Mary Cleary, RIP

We pray for Mary Angela Cleary, Silgo and formerly of Cooga who died on 6 January 2022.

Mary was predeceased by her son Eoghan and her brother Jim. 

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console her husband P.J., her family Siobhán, Senan, Eimear and Fionnuala, sister Eileen, brother Tom, daughter-in-law Rose, sons-in-law Maurice, Sean and David, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, grandchildren Muiris, Oisin, Ferdia, Naoise, Tadhg, Liam, Aoibh, Aifric, Caoimhe and Cillian, nieces, nephews and all who loved her. 

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James Galvin, RIP

We pray for James Galvin, Kilrush Road and Windsor, England who died on 20 January 2022.

James was predeceased by his parents Paddy and Margaret (née Nash) his brothers Mickey (The Mechanic), Pat Joe, Tommy and his sister Muse (Mary.


May the Lord console his wife Susan, his family Kathleen, Anthony, David and Barry, his niece Margaret, his daughters-in-law, Kathleen’s partner Martin, his grandchildren, his great grandchildren and all who formed his circle of love and care.

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We pray for Delia Murphy (née Keane), Ballyguiry, Labasheeda. who died on 12 January 2022.

Delia Murphy, RIP

Delia was predeceased by her husband Kieran.

May the Lord grant Delia eternal rest and console missed her daughters Marian, Geraldine, Eileen and son Kevin, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, brother Thomas Keane, sister-in-law Win, nieces, nephews, relatives and all who loved her.

Delia’s requiem Mass will be celebrated at St. Kieran’s Church Labasheeda on Saturday, 15 January 2022 at 2pm followed with burial in Killofin Cemetery. 

Please adhere to H.S.E. guidelines, no handshaking and observe social distancing at all times.

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For funerals in 2021 and previous years please click here

St Patrick’s Day 2022

Mass for the Feast of St Patrick will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 11am on Thursday, 2021.
During Mass we will bless the babies baptised in Kildysart during 2021 together with their parents and families.
After Mass we will have a short concert of Irish, song, music and dance.
Mass will be live streamed on this page and may also be viewed on the Kildysart parish webcam.

Walk with the People of the Ukraine

Baptisms 2022

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Cian and his parents on his baptism day.

We welcome Cian John Eyres into the family of faith and congratulate his parents Christine and Thomas.


Cian was baptised in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on 12 March 2022.


May the Lord continue to bless the family.

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Matea with her parents on her baptism day.

We welcome Matea Normoyle Tysoe into the family of faith and congratulate her parents Zoë and Darragh.


Matea was baptised in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on 5 March, 2022.


May the Lord continue to bless the family.

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Eli with his parents and brothers on his baptism day.

We welcome Eli John Christopher Cullinan into the Christian family and congratulate his parents Deirdre and Christopher and his brothers Bobby and Evan, Sceach Geal.

Eli was baptised in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Sunday, 27 February 2022.

May the Lord continue to bless the family.

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For baptisms in 2021 and previous years please click here

Pastoral Council Meeting

Image result for pastoral councilThe next meeting of Kildysart Parish Pastoral Council will take place on Thursday, 5 May 2022 at 9pm in the Community Centre.

If any member of the parish would like to place an item on the agenda they are welcome to contact the chairperson or any member of the council.

The members of Kildysart Pastoral Council are:

Fintan Ginnane (Chairperson);

Frankie O’Shea (Vice Chairperson);

Mairead Kelly (Secretary);

Nancy Griffin;

Maureen McMahon;

Ger Kelly;

Niamh O’Connor;

Pat Custy;

Carmel Casey;

and Fr Albert McDonnell.

Ash Wednesday – 2 March 2022

Mass including the blessing and distribution of ashes will be celebrated on Ash Wednesday (March 2) at 7pm in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart.

Synodal Pathway – Online Survey

Christmas in Radharc na nOileán

Rest in Peace – 2021

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Theresa Corcoran O’Neill, RIP

We pray for Theresa Corcoran O’Neill, Clonroadmore, Ennis, and formerly of Templemore, Co. Tipperary. who died on 31 December 2021.


May the Lord grant Theresa eternal rest and console her husband Jim (Cahercon), her siblings Eileen, Mary, Lil, Margaret, Michael, Fr. Jim and Fr. Tim (both in the Diocese of Perth, Australia), Jim’s sons Jason and Darren, nieces, nephews, and her extended family and friends.

Theresa’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Saturday, 19 February at 12noon.

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Pray for Gerry Moloney, Gerry, Dublin and Kilmurry McMahon who died on 22 November 2021,

Gerry Moloney, RIP

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console his wife Mary, his children Dermot, Catherine, Ger, Sinead, Pauline and Keith, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren Josh, Kasey, Kate, Emily, Aimee, Reece, Caden and Callum, his siblings Michael (Kildysart), sister, Bridie Cleary (Kildysart), Kevin (Kilmurry McMahon), John, Breda and Dees, and all who loved him.

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We pray for Gertie Casey, née Grogan, Gortglass who died on 27 November in her 97th year.


Gertie was wife of the late Peter Casey and is mourned by her nieces, nephews, brother-in-law Mattie and all who loved her.

Gertie will repose in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart from 6pm to 7pm on Sunday.


Gertie’s funeral Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 11am on Monday followed by burial in Kildysart cemetery.

You are welcome to join in Gertie’s funeral Mass through the Kildysart parish webcam.

You are kindly requested to abide by the current health guidelines and in particular to avoid shaking hands.

Gertie’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 4pm on Christmas Eve.

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Raymond Meere, RIP

 We pray for Raymond Meere, Crovaughan who ied on 9 November, 2021.

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console his daughters Caroline, Angela, Breda and Edel. His brothers Michael (USA), William (London), his sisters Mary Murphy (USA), Betty Connelly (USA), Shelia Hill (Kildysart), his sons in law Richie, Noel, Stephen and Kenneth, grandchildren, sisters in law and extended family and friends.

Raymond will repose at his home on Thursday from 6pm to 8pm. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at St. Michael’s Church, Kildysart, at 12noon followed by burial after in local cemetery.

Funeral Mass will be live streamed on the parish web cam.

The family have requested that anyone attending the funeral do so in accordance with HSE COVID-19 guidelines. Please wear a mask, avoid shaking hands and social distance.

Raymond’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 7pm on Tuesday, 21 December 2021.

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Anne Enright, RIP

Pray for Anne Enright, née O’Neill, Main St.who died on 7 November, 2021.


May the Lord console her husband Noel, her sisters Claire, Nora and Biddy, brothers Joe, Jim, Martin & Gerry, her neighbours, friends and all who loved her.


Anne will repose in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart from 5pm to 7pm on Tuesday. Anne’s funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:30am.

Mourners are asked to keep each other safe by observing the public health protocols.

Anne’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 12noon on Saturday, 11 December.

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Barry Moloney, RIP

We pray for Barry Moloney, Clonkerry West, Labasheeda who died on 29 October 2021.


May the Lord grant Barry eternal rest and console his wife Lynda, children Ryan and Sienna, parents Katherine and Seamus, family, friends, neighbours and and who loved him.


Barry’s funeral Mass will be celebrated in St Kieran’s Church, Labasheeda at 11am on Monday 1 November (Feast of All Saints) followed by burial in Kilofin cemetery.

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Mary Coughlan (née Moloney) RIP

We pray for Mary Coughlan (née Moloney), Cahercon who died on 23 October, 2021.

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console her husband Peter, her family Paddy, Peter and Mary, her sister Kathleen (Chicago), her grandchildren Gerard, Emer, Sarah and Laura, her daughters-in-law Maura and Mary, her son-in-law Martin, her niece Ann Marie, her nephew Joe, her brother-in-law Michael and all who loved her.


Mary’s funeral Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church Kildysart at 11am on Monday followed by burial in Kildysart cemetery.

Mary’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 7pm on Friday, 26 November.

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We pray for Patrick (Paddy) Garry, Lacknashannagh who died on 8 October, 2021.

Paddy Garry, RIP.


May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console his wife Lizzie, his family Patricia, Anna, Kieran, Patrick and Noel, his brothers Oliver, Tom (TV), Edward, his sister Emily, his daughters-in-law, his sons-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and all who loved him.

Paddy’s funeral Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 11am on Monday and may be viewed on Kildysart parish webcam.

Paddy’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 12noon on Saturday, 6 November 2021.

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We pray for Monica Cahill (née Devereux) who died on 29 February 2020.

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console her husband Michael, her son Brendan, her daughter Linda, her son- in-law Alan, her grandson Alfie , her sisters Eileen and Sheila, her nieces Mary, Sheila and Brendan, her nephews Michael, Gerard, Damien, Michael and Jamie and all who formed her circle of love and care.

Mass will be offered for Monica at St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Saturday, 18 September at 6.30pm.

Attendance is limited to 50% of the capacity of the Church.

The Mass may be viewed on our parish webcam.

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We pray for Mary (Mollie) Kelly, Shanacoole & Galway who died on 29 July in her 96th year.

Mollie Kelly, RIP

Mollie was pre-deceased by her sisters Ciss O’Brien and Bridie Bourke.

May the Lord console her brother Micheal (Shanacoole), sister Getty (England), her sister in law, nephews, nieces and all who loved her.


Mollie’s funeral Mass (family only) will be celebrated St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 11am on Saturday 31 July and may be viewed on Kildysart parish webcam.

Burial will take place in Kildysart cemetery.

Mollie’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Sunday 29 August at 11am.

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We pray for Sylvia Marrinan (née Clancy) Kilrush who died on 4 July, 2021.

Sylvia Marrinan, RIP


Sylvia was predeceased by her husband Kevin and her brothers Michael & Martin and her nephew Colm.


 May the Lord console her family Oliver, Albert (Cranny), Carmel (Kildysart), Henry, Imelda, Leo, Philip, Declan, Eugene, her grandchildren, her great-grandchildren and all who loved her.


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We pray for John McGoldrick, Gortglass who died on 7 July, 2021.

John McGolderick, RIP

John was predeceased by his wife Mary.

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console his sisters-in-law Ellen McGoldrick (Chicago), Mona Moloney, Evelyn Quinn, Joan Ryan, brother-in-law Denis Ryan, nephews and nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces, neighbours, friends and all who loved him.

John’s funeral Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 11am on Saturday, 10 July followed by burial in Ballyea cemetery.

John’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Saturday, 7 August at 6.30pm.

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Kate Leonard, RIP

We pray for Kate Leonard (née Griffin), wife of the late Tom, who died in Melbourne, Australia on 22 June, 2021.


May the Lord grant Kate eternal rest and console her daughters Anne & Judy, her sons Sean, Fergus, Liam and Paul, her brother Willie (Crovaghan) and all who loved her.

A months mind Mass for Kate will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Sunday, 18 July at 11am.


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Pray for Carmel Lillis (née Corry) Leitrim, Kilmihil who died on 7 May, 2021.

Carmel Lillis, RIP

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console her husband Michael, her daughters Michelle, Marina, Aine, Mary and, Monica, her sons Pat and Tomas, her sisters Frances O’Sullivan, Moira Cosgrave, Grace Kelly (Kildysart) Nuala Killoury, brothers-in-law Michael and Gerald, sister-in-law Sr Mary Lillis, sons-in-law Brendan, Cathal, Patrick, Derek, daughter-in-law Linda, her grandchildren Cian, Darragh, Eila, Adam, Daniel, Jack, Ewan and Patrick, her nephews, nieces and all who loved her.

Carmel’s funeral Mass (family only) will be celebrated at St Michael’s Church, Kilmihil on Sunday 9th May at 12:30pm followed by Cremation in Shannon Crematorium at 3pm.

Funeral Mass can be viewed on the Kilmihil Community Facebook Pag

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We pray for Pat Costello, Liscormack and Birminghan, England whose funeral was celebrated in Birmingham on 9 April 2021.

May he rest in peace and may the Lord console all who mourn him.

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We pray for Kathleen (Kay) Vigar (née O’Donoghue) Burgess Hill, England and Kildysart who died on Monday, 5 April 2021.

May the Lord grant Kay eternal rest and console her husband Trevor, her children Jacqueline and Seán and their partners with their children and grandchildren, her sisters, Maura, Úna, Peggy,her brothers Tony, Tom, Paddy, Gerry.

We also remember Kay’s predeceased relatives, her father Johnsie and mother Babs, her brother Seán.

Kay’s funeral will take place in Burgess Hill, England. A memorial mass for Kay will be celebrated in Kildysart when circumstances allow.

Ar dheis Dé go raimh a hanam dílis.

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Pray for Rita Keogh (née Sheehan), Dublin and Kildysart who died on April 9, 2021.

Rita Keogh, RIP

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console her husband John and her family Lucinda, John Paul and Dermot, her brothers Joseph, JJ and Noel, sister Dolores, son-in-law Marco, daughters-in-law Louise and Claire, grandchildren Clodagh, Cormac, Irene and Cillian and all who loved her.

You may take part in Rita’s Funeral Mass online on Tuesday, 13th April 2021, at 10am using the following link: https://www.johnstownkillineyparish.ie/tv/.

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We pray for Michael Garry, Ennis and Kildysart who died on 26 March, 2021.

Michael Garry, RIP.

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console his wife Helen, daughters Sarah and Helena, sons Paul and Alan, grandchildren Stephen, Ciara, Ribh, Sadhbh, Jason, brothers Oliver, Thomas, Paddy, Edward, sister Emily, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Michael’s funeral Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 11am on Palm Sunday (28 March) followed by burial in Kildysart Cemetery.

You may join in the funeral Mass through Kildysart parish webcam.

To keep each other safe, we appeal to everyone to abide by the public health guidelines.

Michael’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 11am on Sunday, 25 April, 2021.

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We pray for Clare Graham née Meere, Ballylean Kildysart and Cricklewood, London who died on 20 March, 2021.

Clare Grahan, RIP.

Clare was pre-deceased by her son. Jamie.

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console her daughter Louise, her son Luke, her sisters Louise,Teresa, Maureen and Susan, her partner Johnny, her brother in law Michael, her nephews and nieces and all who loved her.

Funeral arrangements later.

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Pray for Bridget Mc Goldrick, Rosshill and formerly of Lavalla, Ballynacally who died on 23 February, 2021.

Bridget was predeceased by her husband Hugh.

May the Lord grant Bridget eternal rest and console her family Hugh, Declan, Jane Anne and Therese, son-in-law Frankie, grandchildren Isabelle, Ailbhe, Peter, Iarla and Reuben, brothers Paddy and John, sisters Mary Whelan, Bernadette Glynn, Jenny Moloney, Phyllis Cleary and Frances Woods, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, cousins, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces and all who loved her.

Bridget’s Funeral Mass (family only) will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 11am on Friday, 26 February, at 11am followed by burial in Kildysart cemetery.

Bridget’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Sunday, 21 March at 11am.

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We pray for Michael Kirrane, Cappagh, Co. Waterford and formerly of Kildysart who died on 19 February 2021, 

May the Lord grant Michael eternal life and console his wife Mary (née Comerford), their children Kevin and Emer, son-in-law Andy Thiel, brothers Jim and Dermot, sisters Nuala, Sr. Ann and Sr. Mary, step-grandson Ben, brothers-in-law John Ryan, Brian and Frank Comerford, sisters-in-law Valerie, Rita and Marian and all formed his circle of love and care.

Michael is predeceased by his parents Martin and Jane, brothers John and P.J. and sister Margaret.

Michael’s funeral will take place privately. A livestream of Michael’s funeral can be viewed from 2.20p.m. on Monday afternoon, 22 February, at https://www.livestreamireland.ie/mk22022

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We pray for Catherine Frances Kelly (née McNamara) Kildare town and Kildysart who died on 25 January, 2021.

Frances. Kelly, RIP

Frances was the wife of the late Peter.

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console her sons and daughters, Adrian, Deirdre, Gabriel, Brenda, Maeve and Jeanette, sons-in-law Martin, Jasbir and Howard, daughter-in-law Helen, and her grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and all formed her circle of love and care.

Frances’ funeral Mass (family only) will be celebrated at the Carmelite Church, Kildare Town at 11am on Thursday followed by burial in St. Conleth’s Cemetery, Kildare Town.

France’s Funeral Mass can be viewed at The Carmelites Church, Kildare Town Facebook.

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We pray for Philomena O’Gorman (née McMahon), Gortnahaha who died on 19 January, 2021.

Philomena O’Gorman, RIP

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console her husband Tony, her daughters Elaine, Olivia and Antoinette, her brother Michael, her sisters Martha, Joan, Helen, Carmel and Mary, her nieces Catherine and Aisling and all who loved her.

Philomena’s funeral Mass (family only) will be celebrated at 11am in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 11am on Friday 22 January followed by burial in Kilcreest cemetery.

You may join in the requiem Mass on the Kildysart parish webcam.

Philomena’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Friday, 19 February at 7pm and may be viewed on Kildysart parish webcam.

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We pray for Madge Conlon (née O’Brien ) Long Island  and formerly  Shanacoole who died at the age of 96 in Long Island, USA  on 18 January 2021.

Madge Conlon, RIP

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console her sons Chris, Pat and Kevin, her sisters Susan Fogarty and Teresa O’Rourke (Lissycasey), her  brother  Michael O’Brien (Shanacoole), her brother-in-law George Casey (Clonola), sisters in law Mary and Ethna and all who loved her. 

Mass will be offered for Madge in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 9.30am on Tuesday, 26 January and may be viewed on our parish webcam.


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We pray for John Nagle, Ennis Road who died on 13 January 2021.

John Nagle, RIP

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console his mother of Helen, brothers Liam and Con, sisters Helen and Fina, sisters-in-law Catherine and Kim, brother-in-law Tom, nieces Sarah, Laura, Amy and Ally and all who loved him.

John was predeceased by his father William and his sister Bernadette

John’s funeral Mass (family only) will be celebrated at 12noon on Friday, 15 January, in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart followed by burial in our local cemetery.

For those who would have liked to attend, the Mass can be viewed on our Parish Webcam.

John’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Sunday, 21 February at 11am.

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For deaths in 2020 and previous years please click here

https://kildysartparish.org/2020/11/05/rest-in-peace-2020/

Feast of All Saints, Monday 1 November.

Mass for the Feast of All Saints on Monday, 1 November will be celebrated in our pastoral area at the following times.
Ballycorick- 9.30am
Cranny – 9.30am
Lissycasey- 9.30am & 7pm
Labasheeda- 9.30am
Kilmurry – 11am
Kildysart- 11am
Coolmeen -7pm.
This feast celebrates all those who have gone before us in faith and are now with the Lord in eternity. Where they have gone we hope to follow.

Baptisms in 2021

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Senan with his family on his baptism day.

We welcome Senan Brendan Frawley into the family of faith and congratulate his parents Sarah and Brendan, Liscormick together with his sister and brother.


Senan was baptised in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on 30 Oct 2021.


May the Lord continue to bless and accompany the family on life’s journey.

Mollie with her family on her baptism day.

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We welcome Mollie Ava Fox into the family of faith and congratulate her parents Sinéad and Dylan, her sister Amelie and her brother Casey.


Mollie was baptised in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Sunday 24 October, 2021.


May the Lord continue to bless the family.


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Molly on her baptism day with her parents.

We welcome Molly Rose Hickey into the family of faith and congratulate her parents Jonathan and Lisa, Gortnahaha.

Molly was baptised in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Sunday 24 October 2021.


May the Lord always bless the family and walk with them on the journey of life.

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Elliot with his parents and brother on his baptism day.

We welcome Elliot James Field into our family of faith and congratulate his parents Zoe and Mark and his brother Arthur.


Elliot was baptised in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on 4 September, 2021.


May the Lord always bless and protect the family.

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Tadhg ith his parents on his baptism day.

We welcome Tadhg Patrick O’Brien into our family of faith and congratulate his parents Seán and Aisling, Kilrush Road.


Tadhg was baptised in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on 21 August 2021.


May the Lord continue to bless and protect the family.

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We welcome Jordan Tommy Ginnane into our family of faith and congratulate his parents Laura and John.

Jordan with his parents on his baptism day.


Jordan was baptised in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on 24 July, 2021.


May the Lord always bless and protect the family.


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Tom with his parents and sister on his baptism day.


We welcome Tom James Ranalow into the family of faith and congratulate his parents Olive and Keith and his sister Isla, Forthill.

Tom was baptised in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Saturday, 26 June, 2021.


May the Lord accompany Tom and all the family along every step of life’s journey.

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Caoimhe with her parents and brother on her baptism day.


We welcome Caoimhe Aileen Casey into our family of faith and congratulate her parents Aishling and Niall, Kings Road and her brother Rian.


Caoimhe was baptised in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on 19 June 2021.

May the Lord continue to bless and protect the family.


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Cormac with his parents on his baptism day.

We welcome Cormac Seán Eustace into our family of faith and congratulate his parents Sharon and Michael, Cahercon.


Cormac was baptised in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Sunday, 13 June 2021.

May the Lord continue to bless the family.



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Éoin with his parents amd sister on his baptism day.

We welcome Éoin Patrick Hehir into the family of faith and congratulate his parents Mairéad and Senan, Craghera and his sister Katie.


Éoin was baptised in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart.

May the Lord continue to bless the family

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For baptisms in 2020 and previous years please click here https://kildysartparish.org/2020/12/19/baptisms-2020/

Confirmation 2021

We congratulate the young people from our parish who received the sacrament of confirmation in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Saturday 2 October, 2021.


May the Holy Spirit always find a dwelling place in their hearts.


We thank their parents, teachers, school chaplain, families and all who accompany the young people in their faith journey.

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Congratulations to the young people who received the sacrament of confirmation on Saturday, 25 September 2021 in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart.
May the Spirit always find a home in their hearts to bless and guide them.
We thank our teachers, parents, musicians and all who contributed to the liturgy.

First Holy Communion – 2021

We congratulate the girls and boys from Kildysart primary school who received Holy Communion for the first time on Saturday, 18 September 2021 at St Michael’s Church, Kildysart.

May the Lord always walk with and protect the children, their parents, families, teachers and all who form their circle of love and care.

Weddings in 2021

We congratulate Concepta Cleary, Main Street, Kildysart and Jonathan O’Hara, Killasnett, Co Leitrim who celebrated the sacrament of marriage in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Friday, 10 September 2021.


May the Lord bless the couple as they live out in love the promises they exchanged.

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Lisa and Gearóid on their wedding day.

We congratulate Lisa Starr and Gearóid O’Connell who celebrated the sacrament of marriage in the Prince of Peace Church, Fossa, Killarney on Friday, 20 August 2021.



May the Lord bless Lisa and Gearóid as they live out in love the promises they exchanged.



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Elaine and Seamus on their wedding day.

We congratulate Elaine O’Donoghue, Gurtnahaha and Seamus Reidy, Kilmihil who celebrated the sacrament of marriage in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Saturday, 2 January 2021.

May the Lord bless Elaine and Seamus as they live out in love the promises they made to each other.

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For weddings in 2019 and previous years please click here https://kildysartparish.org/2019/11/08/weddings-2019/