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We have three churches in the parish;

St Michael’s Lixnaw

Our lady of Fatima and St Senan, Irremore

Our Lady of the Assumption, Rathea


Our Parish Newsletter for this week is now under the Parish Newsletter tab.  And also on the facebook page The Parish of Lixnaw / Irremore / Rathea.


Parish Office (located in Presbytery) – Up from the Community Centre

Parish Office Opening HoursWednesday 11am to 2pm
All bookings for masses, anniversaries, marriages, baptisms. Also Baptism, Confirmation Certificates etc. arranged through the Parish Office.
Phone (066) 7132111 (during office hours only)

email address:

Priests:                    Fr. Anthony O’Sullivan P.P. 066 7132111   mobile 087 2461749






Fr.Anthony O’Sullivan
 Co. Kerry
 066-7132111. Mobile 087 2461749






NEWSLETTER for LIXNAW / IRREMORE / RATHEA  week beginning 14th April 2024.

Fr. Anthony O’Sullivan – Tel: (066)  7132111 or (087) 2461749. 


Pray for Peggy Harris, Clounsillagh.  R.I.P.  



Lixnaw:          Saturday, 13th April at 7.30pm                        -   Bridie & Jimmy Maher, Dysert & Birmingham.

                                                                                                         -   Shamie Griffin, Ahabeg West.

                                                                                                         -   Patrick (Estie) Stack, Ahabeg.

                                                                                                         -   Kathleen McGrath, Upper Tullig.

                                                                                                         -   Margaret Diggins, Muckenaugh.

Rathea:           Sunday, 14th April at 9.30am.

Irremore:        Sunday, 14th April at 11.00am                        -   Pat Joe & Jim Courtney, Banemore.

Lixnaw:          Saturday, 20th April at 7.30p.m.

Rathea:           Sunday, 21st April at 9.30a.m.

Irremore:        Sunday, 21st April at 11.00am                        -  Nellie & Martin Purtill, Banmore.

Special Collection next week-end in aid of Peter’s Pence.


Parish Office:  The Parish Office is open from 11.00am to 2.00pm on Wednesdays. 

WebcamYou can join the Mass in Irremore on Facebook and Lixnaw through

Tralee Lions Clubare running a Table Quiz on Thursday, 18th April in The Klub, Strand Road.  This is a fundraiser towards a new bus for St. Ita’s & St. Joseph’s School, Balloonagh, Tralee.  Starts at 8pm and all are welcome.  If you wish to make a donation you can contact the school on 066-71 252 37.  Thank you for your continuing support.

Poor Clares in Carlowinvite women from age 22 to 40 years for a cuppa and a chat to find out more about our life.  If interested please contact us before the event  Saturday, 4th May from 2.30pm to 4.30pm.

Lixnaw Club Lotto DrawJackpot €13,000.  Numbers drawn were 7, 23, 28, 31.  No jackpot winner.  €20 Winners:  Lindsey Edwards, Lixnaw; Mike Fitzmaurice, Ardfert; Eleanor Barker, Lixnaw.  Next draw, Monday, 15th April at Walsh’s Bar.  Jackpot - €13,050.

Finuge 500Congratulations to our March winner Tont Sparks who scoops the €500.  Tickets are available at McCarthy’s Bar, Finuge, Foley’s Gala Express Shop, Stacks Londis, JJ Walsh Bar & Butchers, Gibbons Filling Station and Lixnaw Post Office.  Also available online at

Summer Holiday:  Our fantastic summer holiday giveaway to Lanzarote for one week in August has launched with tickets available on  Tickets are €10 each with six for €50.  Tickets available in the shops soon.

Juveniles:  With all teams back for the new season, please contact the club on 086 382 2186 if you have a child looking to try Gaelic football.  If you are new to the area or just want some involvement in your community, feel free to reach out.

 Priest on Duty during the week:

Monday & Wednesday

Fr. Jack O’Donnell

087 - 102 7961

Tuesday & Saturday

Fr. Declan O’Connor

087 – 090 8949

Thursday & Friday

Fr. Brendan Carmody

087 – 960 1549


Priest on Duty:        Fr. Brendan Carmody, Moyvane.  (087)  960 1549.   Emergencies only.


St Michael’s Church, Lixnaw Monday & Friday 7.30pm

Wednesday 10.00am



Our lady of Fatima and St Senan, Irremore As announced in newsletter   11 am  
Our Lady of the Assumption, Rathea  As announced in newsletter   9.30 am