EMLY, a parish in the Archdiocese of Cashel and Emly, is situated in west Tipperary on the Tipperary- Limerick border. It is nine miles from Tipperary town and c.25miles from Limerick city.
I welcome you to our Emly Parish website. ; If you are an Emly person who is away from home then I hope that this website will keep you in touch with what is happening in your native parish.
If your ancestors were natives of Emly this website should be of particular interest to you. If you would like to trace your Emly roots this is the place to begin.
Every effort will be made to keep this site updated but be patient with us.
Contact us at our E-mail address or at Parochial House, Emly, Co Tipperary.
Our beautiful and much admired parish church, dedicated to our patron St. Ailbe, is the centre-piece of our village. The nearby graveyard contains our most famous items of antiquity, St. Ailbe’s Cross and Well.
The village’s Four Seasons Park, the newly developed environmental garden and the planting done in and around the village are much admired.
In 2009 Emly was named as the Tidiest Town in Ireland.
POP. of the PARISH: c. 820
POPULAR SURNAMES: Burke (Bourke), Ryan, Lonergan, McEniry.
LOCATION: 14km West of Tipperary Town, historical barony of Clanwilliam
Emly was established as an episcopal see in 1118 by the Synod of Ráth Breasail.