NEWS – 31st July 2011


A new cross has been erected on the spire of Emly parish church.  The original cross had to be taken down after a heavy storm last November.



The death has taken place of Mary Cahill, Limerick and formerly Knockcarron.  Her funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Joseph’s Church, Limerick on Tuesday Morning with burial afterwards in Emly cemetery.

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.