Welcome to the Parish of Athy website.

Our Live Stream facility is available, click the icon below to view the live stream.

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

Updated In line with Level 5. 

In accordance with the Government framework for living with the Coronavirus, level 5 restrictions now apply and ALL Public Masses are cancelled in all churches.

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 5
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.

Annual November Masses for our Faithful Departed

Masses without a congregation will take place as follows

Ss Mary & Laurence – Crookstown Monday November 23rd at 7pm
St Michael’s Athy & St Mary’s Barrowhouse – Tuesday November24th at 7pm (from Athy church)
St Ita’s Kilmead – Wednesday November25th at 7pm
Most Holy Trinity – Moone Thursday November 26th at 7pm

Mass will be offered for our faithful departed, especially remembering those who have died or been buried in our parishes in the past year. Although we cannot have a congregation you are invited to join us virtually; Mass from Athy is available via the Webcam. Mass from Crookstown, Kilmead & Moone will be live streamed on the Parish Facebook page, which is available here. 

If you would like to have a loved one prayed and enrolled on the November Altar List of the dead, please complete a list available in all churches and either leave it into the parish office or in the box provided at the entrance to the church. Alternatively you can post your names into the parish if you wish.




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 


November – a time when we remember and pray for our dead.