Baptism Meeting

Next meeting Mon 25th Jan at 7pm in the Parish Centre. All parents presenting their Children for baptism during Feb and March are required to attend this meeting.

Fiacc’s Folk 2015

Our parish annual is now available in the Parish Centre and local shops, Cost €5. The Fiacc’s Folk annual is a lovely way for parishioners living abroad to keep in touch with their parish.

Church Unity Week

To coincide with church unity week from January 18 to January 25, Rev Canon Peter Tarleton, from Killeshin Union of churches will speak at the 6.30pm Mass next Saturday evening in St Clare’s and Rev Paul Maxwell from Carlow Methodist Church will speak at the 11.30am Mass on next Sunday in St Clare’s.

The Kitchen

‘The Kitchen’ run by St Clare’s Hospitality volunteers is now open at The Waterfront, Mill Lane, Carlow from 12.30pm-3.30pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays where over 100 hot lunches are served daily to local people in need. Ideal family time is from 1.30pm onwards. Lunches are free but a donation box is available should anyone wish to donate. Donations of food into our food barrels at our church doors would be greatly appreciated. Also, if you have an hour or two to spare St. Clare’s Hospitality Food Kitchen would be delighted with the extra help. If you are interested please contact: Parish Centre 059 / 9141833 / 9182882.

Unwanted Gifts

If you have any unwanted Christmas Presents St Clare’s Hospitality would be very happy to accept them as we are planning to have a coffee and gift morning in the Spring.


Every Tuesday @ 8.30pm in St. Fiacc’s Hall. Bring a friend or three.


St. Vincent de Paul are holding a fashion show in The Seven Oaks Hotel, on Thursday February 25th at 8 pm.Tickets are €10 each and may be purchased from Vincents Shop Tullow St. or any member of St. Vincent de Paul Door prize of €250 to one lucky holder of an entrance ticket. Great raffle on the night with lots of wonderful prizes. Top Prize Solid Fuel Stove donated by Flame Stoves O'Brien road Carlow. ALL proceeds of the night go to St. Vincent de Paul Carlow.


Cancer Support Centre provides emotional and practical support to people affected by cancer including those who care for them, from the time of diagnosis, through treatment and afterwards. The Eist Cancer Support Centre opens at 10.00 am to 4 pm Monday to Thursday and 10.00 am to 1.00 pm of Fridays. Telephone Number 059 9139684. Or you can have a look at some of our services on our website at – where you can also fill in a contact form if you have any queries.

Table Quiz

St. Abban's Athletic Club holds its Annual Senior Table Quiz in Behan's of Tolerton on Thursday Night Jan. 21st at 8.30pm. Teams of 4 @ €40. Cash prizes to top 3 teams plus spots and refreshments. More details from Pat @086 1657435

Recipe Book

Gluten and Dairy free Recipes book for sale. The renowned chef Keith Kenny has his Gluten and Dairy free Recipes book for sale in the Parish Centre for €20 of which €5 will go towards St Clare’s Hospitality Food Kitchen.

Thursday club

Thursday Morning Club in the Parish Centre after the 10am Mass in St Clare’s.


The R.T.E.Concert Orchestra: Perform the Music of Fr Liam Lawton: Friday 11th March in the Cathedral of the Assumption Carlow Doors from 7.30pm. @ €25ea Proceeds in aid of County Carlow Hospice

Bridge Club

St.Clare’s Bridge Club Graiguecullen welcomes new members. We meet every Wed afternoon at 1.45pm. All are welcome.

CE Scheme

Graiguecullen Killeshin Parish C.E. Scheme is seeking to recruit Multitask/Care Assistants for our C.E. Scheme. For further information please contact 059 9134887.