NEWS – 20/10/2013

MASS  and  PRESENTATION

A special Mass was celebrated on Saturday evening in Emly Parish Church to mark the Year of Faith.

At the conclusion of the Mass a tribute and presentation was made to Fr. Seamus Rochford, on  his retirement as Parish Priest of Emly, by Philip Purcell, chairman of the Parish Pastoral Council representing the parish community.

Contact Information

Fr. Bernard Moloney, P.P. – 06257111; 0876366656
Email: frberniemoloney@emly.ie

Fr. Seamus Rochford, A.P. – 06257103; 0868162660.
Email: frseamusrochford@emly.ie

SCHOOL: St. Ailbe’s National School
PRINCIPAL: Pauline Finnan
VICE PRINCIPAL: Joseph Hennessy.

Quick Facts

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.

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