Leighlin Parish – Graveyard Masses 2024

Ballinabranna          Friday 28th June                              7.30pm

Ballyknockan           Monday 8th July                              7.30pm

Tomard                     Friday 12th July                                7.30pm

Killenane                  Friday 26th July                                7.30pm

Leighlinbridge         Sunday 4th August                          7.00pm

Old Leighlin             Friday 16th August T.B.C                7.30pm

Leighlin Parish Fundraising Draw Results – March 2024

1st Prize     €2,000    Sinead Amond

2nd Prize   €1,000    Bridget Murphy

3rd Prize     €200      Tommy Cleere

4th Prize     €200      Eddie O’Connor

5th Prize     €200      Tadhg Roche

6th Prize     €200      Edward Meaney

7th Prize     €200      Kathleen McNally



A Pastoral Message as the Synod on Synodality commences in Rome

I am very conscious we are entering a very historic time in our Church with the Synod on Synodality commencing in Rome this weekend. It will run throughout the month of October, with the second part happening in October 2024. Synodality is very much a new language for our Church which in the past delivered…

Review by the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland

21st November, 2022

I am pleased to announce that the National Board for the Safeguarding of Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (the National Board) will be commencing their review of safeguarding practice in the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin on December 12th.


The National Board was established in 2006 to provide advice,…

SuperBowl GoFundMe

Please support the SuperBowl GoFundMe to help maintain & keep this facility accessible to all the People of Leighlin Parish & beyond. Thank you for your continued support.


Irish Episcopal Council for Emigrants

A Council of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Columba Centre, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Tel: 01-5053155 Fax: 01-6016401 Email:[email protected]

28th February 2022

Dear Bishop,

Emigration remains an integral and inextricable part of our national story. Whilst the unparalleled challenges of the global pandemic have curtailed recent travel and migration; of the hundreds of…

Superbowl Maintenance Fund

The Superbowl Complex has proven to be a welcome source of leisure for a large number of people for some time now and in particular over the past year. Joggers / Walkers / Gym users and families are finding the outlet ideal for exercise and gaining the benefits of fresh air in a safe environment.…

Important message from An Garda Síochána Crime Prevention Unit

Important message from An Garda Síochána Crime Prevention Unit


Gardaí are receiving an ever increasing number of complaints in relation to fraudulent and illegal scams. The scams can come in the form of texts, emails, telephone calls to your mobile or landline or even through social media. They can be difficult to spot as…

Trocaire and the Catholic Church

“The aim of Trócaire will be two-fold. Abroad, it will give whatever help lies within its resources to the areas of greatest need among the developing counties. At home, it will try to make us all more aware of the needs of these countries and of our duties towards them. These duties are no longer…


If you have an issue with Safeguarding in the Parish please contact the DLP: Mick Daly 085 8021633 or email [email protected]

Local safeguarding Reps are Eileen Johnson, Michael Roche & Liz Dunne