NEWS – 29th January 2012


The death took place today of Philomena (Phil) Cunningham, Lr. Main St, Emly. Phil who was pre-deceased by her husband Jimmy and daughter Siobhán is bereaved by her son Seamus, her daughters Geraldine and Mary T., daughter-in law, sons-in-law and grandchildren. Funeral Mass will take place in Emly on Wednesday morning at 11.30am.



The following officers were appointed at the recent annual general meeting of Emly GAA.

Chairman: Sean Hennessy; Vice Chair: Pa Sheehy
Secret: Tony Harnett; Assist Sec: David Byrne
Treas: Ger Dawson; Ass Treas: David Hennessey
PRO: Colm McGrath; Field Officer: John Martin.

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.