Novena to Our LadyOf Perpetual Help Monday night 11th April at 7.30pm in St Clare’s Church.

The theme for this year’s novena is “Exploring the Mercy of Jesus”

Guest speaker this week is:

Elysha Brennan (Rose of Tralee & Medical Student)

Monthly Youth Mass:- next Sunday 10th April at 6pm in St Clare’s Church.

All are welcome. Children preparing for Confirmation and their families are encouraged to attend.


St Clare’s Hospitality wish to thank all who helped in the bag pack last weekend in Dunnes Stores. €5,500 was collected which will be a great help to us in the running of the kitchen. Thanks especially to the management of Dunnes Stores for facilitating us.


Confirmation Preparation Programme:- the third night of the parish preparation programme for children and their families takes place this Wednesday 6th April at 7.30pm in St Clare’s Church.

Easter Collection:- thank you to all who contributed so generously to the quarterly collection for the support of the Priests which was taken up over Easter.


The Fr.Fingleton Memorial will be unveiled on Sunday April 10th after 10.15 Mass in Killeshin.

All are welcome.


Graiguecullen Bingo every Tuesday at 8.30pm

Jackpot €2,300.00 in 50 Numbers. Check on a Double Number win or share €1,580. Great Prizes to be won.


Oisin Players Present a hilarious 3 act comedy “The Widow’s Paradise” in the Glenside Lounge on Sunday 10th April and the following weekend 15th , 16th and 17th April. Tickets €10 on the door. Raffle with great prizes. Mighty craic provided by an all star super cast. Support Your Local Drama.


 Liam Lawton, R.T.E. Concert Orchestra and Special Guests: For those who missed the recent concert in Carlow Cathedral there will be another chance to attend a performance in St. Mary’s Cathedral Kilkenny on Friday April 8 at 8pm. Tickets available from the Graiguecullen Parish Office (059-91-41833).


“Seeing Anew”  Friends of Nano/Associates of Presentation-  Mount St. Anne’s Retreat Centre. Killenard, Portarlington. Saturday, April 16 from 9.45 – 4.15. Keynote address: Martina Lehane Sheehan and Pat Sheehan. Registration form email or text or ring Anne 087 6636 499.


The Laois/Offaly Palliative Care Team would like to invite families, friends and carers of those who have died in the past two years and have been known to the Palliative Care Team to a Remembrance Service on Friday, 15h April, 7pm in St Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise.

table quiz

Carlow Choral Society are holding their annual Table Quiz to raise much needed funds in the Irishman's in Carlow on Friday, 15th April, at 8pm.  €40 per table, maximum four people per team.  There will be prizes and plenty of fun and all who attend will be entered in a free draw for a €100 hotel voucher.

info day

You Can Ireland will be holding an information day at Eist Cancer Support Centre Carlow on Saturday 9th April from 2pm to 5pm – Come along to meet the YouCan Ireland team and other young adults who have experienced a cancer diagnosis. If you or someone close to you has been effected by cancer please contact Eist Carlow Cancer Support Centre – 059 9139684.

ladies football

Want to play Ladies football but never been before why not try Gaelic 4 Girls a fun friendly beginners programme run by Graiguecullen Ladies Gfc for girls aged 8-12. Starts Wednesday April 13 6:30-7:30pm. €8 for 8 weeks contact Colette for more info 0877921087