Welcome to the Parish of Athy website.

Our Live Stream facility is back online click on the play button below to view the live stream.

To view the livestream, please click on the play button below.

Updated October 6th 

In accordance with the Government framework for living with the Coronavirus, level 3 restrictions now apply and ALL Public Masses are cancelled in all churches with effect from Midnight on Tuesday October 6th.

First Holy Communions and Baptisms are postponed and will be rescheduled as soon as is permissible.

The churches of St. Michael’s in Athy & St. Mary’s in Barrowhouse are open every day for private prayer.

Mass times in Athy are:
6 pm Saturday (Vigil)
Sunday 10.30 am, 12.30 pm
Mass in Barrowhouse – Suspended during level 3
Weekday Mass in Athy:
9.30 am with Rosary at 9am.

All masses from St Michael’s church are available on the live stream facility.


Due to HSE guidelines the max number allowed in St. Michael’s is 95.
Please follow direction of stewards and respect the different zones within the church.
Please use hand sanitisers. Face masks are recommended.
Check weekly Parish Newsletter for updated information.


Parish Priest: V. Rev. Liam Rigney,

Parochial House, 1 Stanhope Place, Athy, Co. Kildare. R14 CH90

Tel: 087 2607377 or Email: liamrigney@eircom.net


Rev. Tim Hannon, C.C.

3 Stanhope Place, Athy.

Tel: 059 8631698/ Mobile: 086 2356015

Email: bal.tor@hotmail.com

Rev. Francis McCarthy, C.C.

Parochial House, Crookstown, Co. Kildare.

Mobile: 087 6978143

Email: francis.mac@gmail.com

Parish Pastoral Workers:

Natasha Geoghegan

Tel: 087 6730300

Email: Natasha.curran@dublindiocese.ie

Conor McCann

Tel: 086 7905654

Email: conor.mccann@dublindiocese.ie


The Parish Office has reopened to the public. Please call in to book a mass intention or to visit the parish shop.

To contact Athy Parish Secretary:

Phone 059 863 8391 or 085 180 1391

Email athyparishrc@eircom.net