Attymass News


We remember in our prayers all whose anniversaries occur around this time. May they rest in peace.`


The Knocknashee Ceili Band are appear-ing in concert at The Ox Mountain Heritage Centre, Sunday 30th June at 8pm. Admission £20 including tea and raffle. All are most welcome.


Reflect, Relax & Renew your Spirit in the peaceful and beautiful surrounds of Glenstal Abbey. Guided by monks of the monastery, the days will include a number of Reflections, Mass, Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament & the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Meals and Refreshment breaks are included. June Retreat Days at Glenstal: Monday 24th One Day Retreat for Men. Tuesday 25th Silent Day Retreat for Women. Wednesday 26th Day Retreat for Wom-en (not silent). Registration 10am. Finish 5pm. Cost €45. 061-621005


RHS Home Care is a Non Commercial Home Care Provider bringing professional home care services to those who need assistance to remain living in their own homes. We are now recruiting new Healthcare Assistants in your area and would love to hear from you. Potential applicants must have the required Fetac/QQI level 5 (two modules completed care skills and care of the older person). Please email you CV to or call Aoife on 090 66 25988


Please note the following dates for cemetery masses for 2019: Old Killeen: Fri. the 5th of July, 8pm. Bonnifinglas: Sat. the 3rd of Aug, 8pm. New Killeen: Sun the 4th of Aug, 11am.


Applications are invited for the BA (Hons) in Religious Studies at Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT), commencing in September 2019. / 091 742472. See notice board for details.


The Irish Cancer Society wish to thank parishioners who donated to the recent church gate collection, which amounted to €345.00. Proceeds help to provide patient care services, education initiatives and research to help prevent, diagnose and treat cancer.


RTE Radio One recorded "Ceile House" in the Fr. Peyton Centre on the 8th June. The programme will be broadcast on Saturday the 29th June at 9pm.


The Fleadh Festival is a week-long series of events to which everybody is invited. On opening night Monday 1st July, there is a Trad. night in the Coffee Doc; on Tuesday 2nd July the Singing Club is in Mellett’s with Síle and Séamus Ó Mongáin; Blás featuring Stephen Doherty, David Doocey and friends will be in Concert in the Gateway on Wed 3rd July at 8pm. The Official Opening is on Thursday 4th July at 8pm in the Gateway followed by a Seisiún Mór; Swallow’s Tail provide the music for the Céilí on Friday night in the Gateway; the Courthouse Session is a continuous session of live music all day in the Creative Hub; All-Ireland Fleadh champions Joseph McNulty and Cillian Doheny are in Concert in the Gateway on Saturday. night at 8pm; Aifreann na Fleidhe will be celebrated in the Church at 6.30pm on Saturday 6th July.; Midfield Band and Marching Bands perform on Sunday at 3.30pm and on Sunday 7th July Alannah Thornburgh and ALFI perform along with Fr. James McDonagh and friends in a Grand Closing Concert in the Gateway Hotel at 8pm. Everybody is invited to these events and also to the Competitions which are held all day Saturday and Sunday in Scoil Muire agus Pádraig, Scoil Muire agus Treasa and in the Cultural Centre. Admission to the competitions is just €5 for the whole day.


What do adults in Ireland need for their religious education and faith development? Have your say! 15 minute online survey on until 30th June at or contact


Walking continues on Tuesday evening at 8pm. Meet at the Community Centre.


During the month of August there will be no Adoration on Wednesdays and no Holy Hour on Fridays starting from Wednesday August 7th. Both will recommence on the week beginning Monday 2nd September.


The A.G.M of the Attymass Development Association will take place on Tuesday 24th September at 8.30pm in the Community Centre.. This is important open meeting regarding the development and future of our area and all are encouraged to attend.


Would you be interested in joining a voluntary care committee for the upkeep of New Killeen Cemetery. If so, please come to a meeting in the Community Centre on Monday 8th July at 9pm.


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