NEWS – 26TH May 2013


This week in Emly parish we celebrated the Sacraments of First Holy Communion and Confirmation.

On Thursday last 20 of our boys and girls received their Confirmation from Most Rev. Dermot Clifford, Archbishop of Cashel and Emly. On this Sunday 16 children received their First Holy Communion at the 11am parish Mass celebrated by Fr. Seamus Rochford PP.


Contact Information

Fr. Bernard Moloney, P.P. – 06257111; 0876366656

Fr. Seamus Rochford, A.P. – 06257103; 0868162660.

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.