St. Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny – Launch of Interactive Tour

By means of QR codes visitors can interact with and learn about the fascinating history of this wonderful building. Built by the people of Kilkenny in the 1840s it has a rich legacy of sacred art, design and prayer. The tour is available all year round and a daily pass costs just €5.

Jackie Coffey RIP. Turkstown, Piltown.

Jackie Coffey, Camberley, Surrey, England & Late of Turkstown, Piltown.


Predeceased by his parents William and Mary, brother Patsy. Survived by his loving wife Grace, son Stephen, daughters Julie and Becky, brothers Liam and Terence, sisters Tess, Cora and Carmel, sons-in-law Martin and Joe, Stephen’s partner Jane, grandchildren, great granddaughter , nieces, nephews, relatives…

General Information

Iverk Show

On behalf of the Chairman, President and show committee we would like to thank everyone for their support for the 2023 Show. The Show was once again a great success. Every one of you play your part, big or small. Without it the event could not have kept going for 197 years. Your…

Bill Slockett RIP. Owning, Piltown, Co.Kilkenny



Formerly of Coventry, England.

Predeceased by his son Nigel, deeply regretted by his loving wife Nellie, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


May Bill rest in peace.


Bill will be reposing at Walsh’s Funeral Home, Carrick-on-Suir on Monday, the 28th August, from 5pm to 6.30pm. Bill will be arriving at Owning Church…



Sunday, 3rd September: Owning Church

Sunday, 10th September: Templeorum Church

Sunday, 17th September: Owning Church

Sunday, 24th September: Templeorum Church

Sunday, 1st October: Owning Church

Sunday, 8th October: Templeorum Church

Sunday, 15th October: Owning Church

Sunday, 22nd October: Templeorum Church

Sunday, 29th October: Owning Church

Sunday, 5th November: Templeorum Church

Sunday, 12th November: Owning…

Jacinta Malone RIP

The death has occurred of Jacinta Malone (née Foley)
Tower Hill, Piltown, Kilkenny, E32 VC59 / Dungarvan, Waterford

Formerly Kilrush, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford) 2nd June 2023,…

Vera O Brien RIP

Vera O Brien nee Bourke. RIP. Hillcrest Avenue, Piltown.

Funeral Mass on Tuesday, May 30th at 10am in the Church of the Assumption, Piltown followed by private cremation.

Cemetery Masses

The Cemetery Masses are as follows;

Templeorum: Friday, 2nd June @ 7:30pm

Piltown (Old and New Cemetery): Tuesday, 6th June @ 7:30pm

Owning (Church & Old Cemetery): 9th June @7:30pm

Owning (Our Lady’s Cemetery – new Cemetery): 16th June @7:30pm

All masses will be outdoors, weather permitting.

Mass for recently deceased Fr. Michael Brennan SJ

A mass for Fr. Michael Brennan SJ will take place in the Church of the Assumption, Piltown on Friday, 12th May, 2023 at 7:30pm. All are invited to join with his family and friends in remembrance of Fr. Brennan and his dedication to the priesthood.

Dates for First Holy Communions 2023

First Holy Communions in the Parish will take place on the following dates:

Piltown Church – Saturday, May 6th at 11am

Owning Church – Saturday, May 13th at 11am

Templeorum Church – Saturday, May 20th at 11am