Fr. Pat: 057 875 5227
Fr. Joe: 087 241 1594


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Centenary of 1st Armistice Day.

 Centenary of  1st Armistice Day.             

    A Ceremony to celebrate the Centenary of the 1st Armistice Day  (11th Nov. 1918) will be held on Sun. 11th Nov. at 2.30 pm on the Link Road, Mountrath.  A Simple Monument to

mark this special event will be unveiled  and the names of the 44 Mountrath and district

people who

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Their lives enriched us

Their lives enriched us

5th November 2017.  Commemoration Ceremony in Mountrath Cemetery at 3.00 pm

10th November 2017.  Matt Phelan, Derrycanton, Mountrath,  R.I.P.   (Castletown Parish

2nd December 2017. Peter Bennett, Fountain House, Main St., Mountrath.   R.I.P.

7th December 2017.    Frances McEntee, Portlaoise Road.

12th December 2017 .    Patty O’Connell (nee Connolly) Thomas Court,

21st December

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    Mountrath School of Grinds


                     In Conjunction with  Mountrath Community Forum                                   


   Catering for                                                  

   * Primary School  Subjects                              

   * Maths to Leaving Cert.     * Science     * Business Studies      * Accountancy   

 * Irish      * English     * French            


   All ages and levels catered for Students in Primary and Secondary School.                                                        

      Grinds will take place in the Brigidine Convent and will be

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Special Needs Poem


Special Needs Poem


They say that I have “special” needs,

And while that’s partly true,

The needs that matter most to me,

Are the same ones you have to.



I need friends that make me smile.

I need a chance to learn and grow,

Feeling valued all the while.


Sure, I need some extra

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Mountrath Community School Mass at Beginning of New School Year

On Wednesday September 26,  students, staff  and community of Mountrath will celebrate  Mountrath Community School’s  traditional beginning of School Year Mass  at St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath  -    Beginning at 12 midday. 

School Principal, Siobhan McCarthy will lead a Presentation to  Fr. Patrick Hennessy (former PP  of Mountrath / Ballyfin)  in recognition of his 16 years Ministry in Mountrath/Ballyfin.   

Main celebrant

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Frances Harney’s Culture Night



Works from the greatest Irish writers and composers will be brought to life,

by up to 20 performers, in the Balcony Theatre, Mountmellick Arts Centre, on

Friday, 21st September, at 8.00pm. Join us for this free night’s

entertainment, devised and directed by Frances Harney.

No pre-booking  necessary.