Free Teenage Camp

Published on May 20, 2019

Free teenage camp in Birr Rugby club in July. For details contact Marie Brady on 087 4154983 after 3pm. Host families also required for French students attending
school in July and August. Text host to above number or call after 3pm.

PLEASE NOTE – Telephone No. Change

Published on May 18, 2019

The telephone number for the Presbytery has changed and Fr. Michael, Fr. Pat and Fr. Antony can be contacted on 057 9122470.

First Friday – May 3rd

Published on April 30, 2019

Next Friday, 3rd May is the first Friday of the month; Mass will be at 10am in St. Brendan’s, Birr and at 7.30pm in the Church of the Annunciation,
Carrig. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will take place in St. Brendan’s on Saturday with Benediction at 11 a.m.
Calls to the sick and…

Apostolic Workers

Published on April 26, 2019

Apostolic Workers display is on this weekend after all Masses in the Conference Room at the rear of St. Brendan’s. All support appreciated.

Birr Daffodil Day – Thank You!

Published on April 13, 2019

Birr Daffodil Day – Thanks to all who supported and volunteered for Daffodil Day 2019. A total of €12,119 was
raised for the Irish Cancer Society. Your support is very much appreciated.

The Ray of Sunshine Foundation – Call for Volunteers

Published on April 5, 2019

Call for Volunteers : Are you a tradesperson aged between 20 and 68 years. If so, The Ray of Sunshine Foundation is seeking your help. A group of volunteers will travel to Kenya in January, 2020 to build classrooms in Mombasa. Duration of stay 11 days. Cost €3000 which covers flights, accommodation, insurance and all…

Lenten Reconciliation Service

Published on April 2, 2019

Lenten Reconciliation Service in preparation for Easter will be held on Monday 15 April at 7.30pm.

First Reconciliation 2019

Published on March 22, 2019

Congratulations to all the boys and girls who made their First Reconciliation during the week. The ceremonies were wonderful celebrations of the Sacrament and well done to all concerned and Thank You to Second Class teachers, Helena Kennedy (PPP) and Joan Hogan, Parish Sacramental Co-ordinator.

Please continue to keep the boys and girls in your…

Confirmation 2019

Published on March 12, 2019

Thanks to Offaly County Council and their staff for making the car park of Birr Civic Offices available on Saturday last for our Confirmation Ceremonies.

A special word of thanks to teachers of 6th class in our primary schools, to Helena Kennedy who ran the after school preparation programme, to Sr. Maeve who ran the…

Active Retirement Fitness Classes

Published on March 10, 2019

Active Retirement Fitness Classes every Monday and Thursday mornings at 10am in private class studio at Birr Leisure Centre.

Light exercises focusing on strength, balance, coordination, mobility and boosting energy. Exercises can be regressed/progressed to suit abilities. All welcome. Cost €6