Thomas Daly RIP



The death has occurred of Thomas Daly, late of Tinnakilly, Piltown, Co. Kilkenny and formerly of Kishkeam, Co. Cork died 20th June 2024 peacefully at home.

Deeply regretted by his loving wife Kay and children Elaine, Con and Ann, grandchildren Leon, Patrick, Michael and Roísín, son-in-law…

Nell Norris RIP


The death has occurred of Ellen (Nell) Norris (nee Kinsella) late of Main Street, Piltown and formerly of Smithstown, Mullinavat, died 14th June 2024. Suddenly surrounded by her loving family.

Predeceased by her dear parents Denis and Mary, loving Husband Billy, sister Kathleen and brother Seamus.


Camino De Santiago – Camino Francis

There are nine routes to the Cathedral de Santiago. The Camino is well known for its sense of community and social atmosphere. Pilgrims passing you by will greet each other with a welcome of “Buen Camino!” loosely translated as “Have a great experience on the Camino.”

The history of the Camino de Santiago goes back…

Kilkenny Mobile Library

Unfortunately, the Kilkenny Mobile Library due to visit our area on June 5th, 2024 cannot be facilitated.

Any books can be returned to the library directly over the summer or else returned on the resumption of the service in September.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Pilgrimage to Lough Derg

The Pilgrimage to Lough Derg will take place from Friday, June 28th       to Monday July 1st, 2024. For further details and information, please contact: Phyllis Purcell on 087-6722991.



Knock National Pilgrimage 2024 is Sunday 14th April from 10:30am to 5:30pm.

9:45-10:45am: Arrival and Welcome

11:00-14:30: Confessions

11:00-12:00: Guided Adoration (Fr. Patrick Cahill)

11:45-12:45: Children of the Eucharist.

12:00-13:00: Lunch (Bring your own)

13:00-14:30: Keynote address for the Pilgrimage at the Basilica. “Behold the Lamb”-Fr. Brendan Walsh.

15:00-17:00: Mass in the Basilica. Most Rev Thomas…


In July 2023 Bishop Niall established a working group to consider the form of Diocesan Pastoral Council that would best serve the Diocese at this time.  The group met several times and consulted widely with other dioceses and pastoral advisers as to best practice. The group submitted proposals to Bishop Niall at the end of August.…

We Remember in Our Prayers at this time…

We remember in our prayers at this time,

people of the parish, those who have passed away in our community,

our beloved family members and friends

and all those who need our prayers at this time



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…

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…