Pauline Giles RIP

Pauline Giles
(née Prendergast)

8 Hillcrest, Piltown, Kilkenny / Waterford

Pre deceased by her husband Paddy, deeply regretted by her loving children Rosella, Pat, Anita, Lucy, Celia, Majella, Paul, Ger, Dessie, Claire and Shane, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, relatives and friends.


Mark O`Meara RIP



February 15th 2024.

Predeceased by his wife Mary, sisters Alice and Lena and brother David, deeply regretted by his loving daughters Alison, Kim, Michelle, Marcia and Gillian, sister Kathleen, grandchildren Sarah, Jayne, Aishling, Keelin, Cerys, Freya, Marcus, James and Tadgh, sons-in-law Pat, Kevin and…

New Rector for Fiddown Union

The Reverand Christine O’Dowd-Smyth has been appointed as the new Rectory of the Church of Ireland Fiddown Union of Parishes.

Rev. Christine will be based in Piltown. Originally from County Mayo she has been Curate in the Waterford Group of Parishes for the past couple of years. Before that she lectured in SETU after returning…

Child Safeguarding Contact Information

If you have a child or vulnerable adult safeguarding concern or wish to raise a matter from the past you may contact:

Ms Ailish Higgins                             Mr Cathal Cullen/Ms Rose Brophy

Director of Safeguarding                    Deputy Designated Liaison Person(s)

Designated Liaison Person     or        Phone: 056-7752448/087-3314330

Phone: 085-8021633                          Email:


Towards Healing is a counselling and…

KEEP PILTOWN TIDY – Date for your Diary

Bernadette Moloney from Kilkenny Co. Council will meet members of Keep Piltown Tidy on Wednesday 21st February in the Community Centre at 9:45am. Bernadette will outline the Piltown Diversity plan at this meeting. It is proposed to take a walk around the village to visit some of the areas earmarked. Everyone is welcome to come…

Piltown, Owning, Templeorum Community Alert (POTCA)

It is now 14 years in operation after its revival in 2013.

A lot has been achieved and more needs to be completed. Our next project is to complete the installation of 3 cameras at the Garda Barracks, adjacent to the playground. This has been planned but shortage of money is holding the completion. Thanks to…

First Holy Communions & Confirmations

The boys and girls who are candidates for Confirmation are asked to each write a letter to Bishop Niall Coll, requesting him to anoint them with the Holy Spirit at their Confirmation on Sunday 12th May. The children will bring these letters when they attend the special Masses on the following dates:


Sunday, 4th

Pilgrimage to Lourdes – Easter 2024

The Irish Pilgrimage Trust travels to Lourdes every Easter with young people and children from all over Ireland.

Applications are now being accepted from young people with additional medical, intellectual, or physical needs (aged 11 to 18) and young adults between the age of 19 and 30 with additional physical or intellectual needs. The young…


First Holy Communions will take place on the following dates:

Piltown N.S.: Saturday, 11th May, 2024 @11am in Piltown Church

Owning N.S.: Saturday, 18th May, 2024 @11am in Owning Church

Templeorum N.S.: Saturday, 25th May, 2024 @11am in Templeorum Church


The Sacrament of Confirmation will be celebrated by Bishop Niall Coll for all three…

Piltown, Owning & Templeorum National School Enrolments for September 2024

Piltown N.S. Enrolments for September 2024

Piltown National School is currently taking enrolments for September 2024. Applications are online via the school website and the link is

Closing date for receipt of applications is 02/Feb/2024.

For further queries please contact the school office on 051-643498 or send an email to