Feast of St Blaise 3rd February 2023

Published on January 30, 2023

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Saint Blaise was the bishop of Sebastea and a doctor. The first known record of the saint’s life comes from the medical writings of Aëtius Amidenus, where he is recorded as helping with patients suffering from objects stuck in their throat. Many of the miraculous…

Feast of St Brigid 1st February 2023

Published on January 30, 2023

Image of St. Brigid of Ireland

Saint Brigid was born Brigit, and shares a name with a Celtic goddess from whom many legends and folk customs are associated.

There is much debate over her birthparents, but it is widely believed her mother was Brocca, a Christian baptized by Saint Patrick, and…

Clarecastle Playground Split the Pot

Published on January 27, 2023

Clarecastle Playground Split the Pot

26th January winner – Clarecastle Community Playgroup. Seller – Playground Committee . Total Pot €282.00. Envelopes can be purchased in any of our local businesses. Just write your name and place €2 inside and winner gets half the total pot. Thank you for your continued support.

Maidin na mBan

Published on January 26, 2023

Maidin na mBan 2023

Maidin na mBan in Ennis is for women who enjoy conversation as Gaeilge to get-together for an informal chat. Happening around Lá ‘le Bríde, ‘Muire na nGael’ it will take place on Sat. 4 February, in Insomnia, Ennis Shopping Centre at 11:00A.M.  Women speakers of all levels of knowledge of Irish,…

Samaritan Volunteer

Published on January 26, 2023

Interested in becoming a Samaritan volunteer?

Samaritans Ennis and Clare are currently seeking new volunteers for the Spring 2023 training programme. For information log onto their website or phone 085 1763491

Pilgrimage to Poland

Published on January 24, 2023

4th – 11th October 2023

Direct from Shannon Airport, led by Fr Brendan Quinlivan Tulla

Cost 995 euro includes flights, all taxes and baggage fees, all coaching and tours, all dinners, 4 star accommodation in the centre of Krakow.

Itinerary includes; Divine Mercy Shrine, Wadowice (home of John Paul II), Wawel, Czestochowa and Auschwitz.

Limited places…

Blood Donation Clinics

Published on January 24, 2023

Blood Donation clinics next Sunday 29th, Monday 30th, Tuesday 31st & Wednesday 1st.

West County Hotel, Ennis.

Sunday 29th January  11.35 – 3.00

Monday 30th, Tuesday 31st  January  & Wednesday 1st February  16:45 – 20:00

Please phone 1800 222 111 for…


Published on January 9, 2023

ALONE is a national organisation that strives to enable older people to age at home, safely…

Feast of the Epiphany

Published on January 4, 2023

This feast marking the end of Christmas is called “Epiphany.” In the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church, Epiphany celebrates…

Ballyea Pastoral Council

Published on January 4, 2023

Ballyea Pastoral Council wish to thank all who contributed to their Christmas Charity Collection in aid of Clarecastle Day Care Centre, an amazing total of €1588 was raised for this worthy cause.  We are deeply grateful and appreciate your continued support.  Mile Buiochas!!!