easter rc bALLYFIN

easter rc bALLYFIN

Holy Thursday, March 28 Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm in St Fintan’ Parish Church Mountrath & 7.30pm St Fintan’s Church, Ballyfin. Good Friday: Passion of Our Lord 3pm Mountrath & 3pm Ballyfin. Stations of the Cross 7.30pm in Mountrath & 7.30pm Ballyfin. Easter Vigil Mass: 9pm Mountrath, 9pm Ballyfin. Easter Sunday: 9am The Hollow Church, 10am Ballyfin, 11.30am Mountrath.

Easter CoI

Good Friday, 29 March - 8pm – Liturgy at St. John the Baptist, Ballyfin. Easter Sunday 12noon – Holy Communion at St John the Baptist Church


The Ballyfin, Mountmellick, Mountrath Lourdes Pilgrimage 17-24 July staying at the Solitude Hotel, € 770 per person sharing. Deposits now requested. Contact Eleanor 087 7670915 for booking. Spiritual leaders Fr Pat Hennessy PP & Fr Míchéal Murphy PP.

Deadman’s Dash

Ballyfin AC along with the support of the Deadman’s Inn is holding its Deadman’s Dash 7k next month. the event is the club’s first organised road race and we look forward to greeting runners of all levels on the day. Feel you have finally ditched the couch and got the better of the 5k but you find the 10k a little too much, well then this unique 7k distance could be the one for you - test yourself and use it as a stepping stone on your journey to that magic 10k distance. Whether you’re a seasoned runner who wants to tighten up your 5k time, looking to set a new PB or if you have just taken up running, this is the race for you! Make a Dash for it! The Dash 7k will take place on Sunday, April 21 at 12 Noon, starting and finishing outside the Deadmans Inn with Prizes for the First 5 Senior Men and Women of €100, €80, €60, €40 and €20.

There will also be a 1k kids DASH at 11.15 am prior to the main race, each child will receive a medal for taking part. Registration is €15 and can be done on the day from 10.00am in the Deadmans Inn or register online at, look for it under Events Calendar.Registration for students will be €5, only on the day. The is also a €2 entry fee for the kidsDASH, only on the day.

Refreshments and prize-giving will take place afterwards at the Deadman’s Inn

including spot prizes for all taking part. AAI Permit Granted. Specific details on Ballyfin AC Facebook page.