Carnew notes week May 25th


Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Michael Austin, Gorey Road who died last week and was buried on Tuesday in Tomacork cemetery.

To the family and relatives of Kathy Cosgrave (Nee Hammell), Tomacork who died last week and was buried on Friday in Tomacork cemetery.


Get well wishes go to Martin Byrne, Kilcavan.


We congratulate Sr Mairead Hayden, Daughters of Charity Carnew on her Platinum Jubilee (70 years in religious life) for her contribution to the parish- visiting homes, helping those in need, distributing Miraculous medals, bringing St Cathrine Laboure relic to the sick, and establishing the Catholic girl guides.

We wish you good good health and many happy years. 


Carnew Training and Development Centre have courses going on at the moment to find out more contact the Centre at


Carnew parish has mass on Saturday evenings at 7.30pm, Sunday morning at 11am, Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings starting at 7.10pm with rosary. These can be got on Facebook and go into Carnew Tomacork Parish.

Coolfancy is live on Facebook on Saturday evenings at 7.30pm go into Coolfancy parish.Kilrush/Askamore you go into google and put in click on the three bars in the right hand corner, click on churches and then on St Brigid’s Church Kilrush and then on the play button in the black box, masses are on Monday to Friday 9.30am, Saturday 6pm, Sunday morning 10am.COVID-19

To play our part and to help our health system, please do as we are asked by the government, stay at home , wash your hands regular and do social distances.

If you need your groceries/Medicine collect the following are available to do it for you, our local GAA by contacting Michael Rock 0876425162, James Doran 0872028669, John Mullen 0864177808, Fr Chris Hayden 0872035440, Rev Ruth Elmes 0860621009, our local fire officer Martin Shannon and our local Garda.

You ring your local shop/pharmacy to arrange your order, pay for it and then arrange with these people to collect your items. 

Useful numbers
Tinahely area Pharmacy 040238168, Centra 040238777, Chambers Gala 040238148, Centra Lugduff 040238733, Murphys Victuallers 040238127, Murphys Hotel for meals 040238109.
Carnew McGirr’s pharmacy 0539426202, Centra 0539426129, Candys 0539423751.
Shillelagh Walkers 0539329110.
Hacketstown pharmacy 0596471282, SuperValu 0596471555, Londis 0596471120.
Garda Tinahely 0402 38102, Carnew 0539426102, Baltinglass 0596482617.
Carnew Primary Care 0766959090HSE Corona help line 1850241850.


Carnew First Responders and all Responders across the Country are currently not active due to the Virus, if someone you know is having chest pains, breathing difficulties, chocking or any other symptoms please call your doctor or Care Doc or 999 and ask for the ambulance service and they will help you.

Local Defb’s if needed are located at McGirr’s chemist, Candys, IFP factory  on the Aughrim Road, Coolboy has one, Shillelagh has one , Askamore Community Centre has one, there are numerous ones in Tinahely and surrounding areas.Stay safe all.


The Askamore patron is on this Sunday 31st May with mass at 1pm coming from Kilrush through click on the black bars on the right hand corner, go to churches and click on St Brigid’s Church Kilrush, families can go and visit their graves in their own time and spend a little time in prayer with your deceased, please adhere to the rules of Social Distances and if there’s too many there at the one time please wait or return at a later time.

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