NEWS – 8th July 2012


The annual Mass for our dead was celebrated in the local Emly cemetery on Wednesday evening last. On a rare sunny evening this summer a large gathering was present for the Mass con- celebrated by Fr. Seamus Rochford PP and Fr Laurence Joy a native of Emly who is home on holidays from Mexico. After the Mass refreshments were served in Duhig House by members of the Parish Pastoral Council..

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.