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Pope John Paul II awards

If any young people in the Cloughleigh area are partaking in the Pope John Paul II awards, the community of Cloughleigh Oratory would love to have you involved in reading, Eucharistic ministry or other ministries in the Church. If you are in the Cloughleigh Area and are interested please contact Fr. Ger on (065) 6824043.


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Triduum of Prayer

There will be a Triduum of Prayer to ask the intercession of St. Martin de Porres in Cloughleigh Oratory from November 1st – November 3rd. Mass will be celebrated every morning at 9:30am and the final mass will be celebrated by Bishop Fintan. Petition cards are available at Ennis Parish Office and at Cloughleigh Oratory. All are welcome.


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Fundraisers needed

This year The Alzheimer Society of Ireland’s Memory Ribbon National Collection Day will take place on Thursday 22nd November and we are seeking your help! We need volunteers to sell our Memory Ribbons pins in villages and towns across Ireland. Every donation you collect will go directly towards funding vital services based in the heart of local communities in every county in Ireland. 

HOW CAN YOU HELP? Simply call the fundraising team on 01 207 3833 or visit our website

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The Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal campaign is on in Clare!

 Last year many generous people of Co. Clare sent 6913 shoebox gifts!  They went to Swaziland, where many children are have lost a parent.  You can pick up a leaflet with age labels and ideas of what to pack in shops around Ennis, the library, or download a leaflet at .   If you would like to bring joy to a needy child in E. Europe or Africa, you can wrap and fill an adult sized shoebox with something  to

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The West Awake

The West Awake Concert returns to Spanish Point on Friday 2nd Nov,  8pm (sharp) at Bellbridge Hotel.

A host of star studded entertainers are on show. Heading the bill is internationally renowned singer and banjo player Sean Tyrell. Gerry Lynch of ‘Christmas1915′ fame , Edel Vaughan of Kilfenora Ceili Band fame. The redoubtable PJ  Murrihy on song and stories.The exquisite voice of Aoife Coyne and teenage prodigy, Keelan Culligan, provide a special treat.The audience can also brace itself for Murt

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Cycle Against Suicide (CAS)

Upcoming social and Fund- raising event

All proceeds from our Orange Tie Ball goes to our schools’ programme. According to UNICEF’s latest report card on child well-being, “Ireland has the fourth highest teen suicide rate in the EU/OECD region.” The report card warns that one in 10,000 Irish youth aged 15-19 will die by suicide. The report further shows that in younger teens, aged 11-15, “more than 22% report having experienced two or more psychological symptoms more than once a

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Voice of Peace Ministry retreat

Voice of Peace Ministry is organising a residential retreat at St. Flannans College, Ennis. With Bishop Fintan, Archbishop Kieran O’ Reilly, Fr John Mockler, Limerick, Fr Damian Ryan Limerick, Fr. Francis Xavier Shannon, Fr. George Augustine Dublin & Ursuline Nuns Portlaoise. The Session’s will include inspring Talks, Uplifting Praise and worship, Workshops, Healing Services, Spiritual Sharing, Eucharistic celebrations, Annointing sessions and lively upbeat music song… the dates are  2nd, 3rd & 4th (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)of November  2018. Retreat will

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Dementia Awareness & Education Workshop

For Families & Caregivers (Normal & Not Normal Ageing; Understanding the difference), Clare Education Centre, Kilrush Road, Ennis on Tuesday 16th October at 7pm. This workshop runs for 2 hours. It will help you recognise and understand “normal” and “not normal” ageing. It will provide essential information on how to have a positive and meaningful relationship with loved ones with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Cost €27. 

For further information go to our Facebook page; or call