Master of both the light and the darkness, send your Holy Spirit upon our preparations for Christmas.  We who have so much to do and seek quiet spaces to hear your voice each day, We who are anxious over many things look forward to your coming among us.


Present A Night of Music, Song and Story @ The Grove Bar & Restaurant, Roslevan, Ennis on Friday December 2nd.  Super night of entertainment guaranteed.  No cover charge.  Spot prizes & Finger Food on the night.  Special guest appearance.

Cuimhneamh an Chláir

Free event on Thurs 1st Dec 7pm at Old Ground Hotel includes launch of new website (, strategic plan 2022-2025 and illustrated public interview with collector & piper Eugene Lambe featuring his significant collection of video recordings of musicians, singers, dancers and native

Irish speakers from North Clare. Refreshments at 6:30pm.

An Article on Fr. Martin

Here is an extract from the Furrow Journal from 2016 while Fr. Martin Shanahan was there.

Light of evening….. Maynooth. Fr Willie King, 52 Lower Rathmines Road, Dublin 6, writes

Much in the news of late, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth is a beautiful place. Beautiful at any time of the year, but especially in summer.…