Ballyshannon(Kilbarron), Cashelard, Rossnowlagh Parish

Address: Kilbarron House, College Street
Parish City: Ballyshannon, Co Donegal
Parish Phone: 071-9851295, Mobile: 087-2358222
Parish E-mail:


Parish Personnel


Very Rev Cathal Ó Fearraí, PP, VF
 Kilbarron House, College Street, Ballyshannon


Rev Hugh Hanlon, MSC, CC,
 Kilbaron House, College Street, , Ballyshannon
 071 9851090


Marian Wymbs

Religious Orders

Sisters of Mercy
 St Catherine's Convent College Street, Ballyshannon,
 071 9851268

St Ann's Convent
 College Street, Bsllyshannon, Co Donegal,
 071 9852737

Churches and Mass Times

St Patrick's (1795, 1842, 2002)
 Kilbarron House, College Street, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal

Mass Times

Holydays of Obligation:9.30am,6.15pm Confessions: Saturdays 6pm and after Vigil Mass. First Fridays: 9.15am, 6pm. Eucharistic Adoration: Saturday 10am – 12noon; Wednesday 10am – 9pm
Sunday 9am & 11am
Saturday 6.15pm
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Tel: 071-9851090

 Kilbarron Management Committee: Murt Lowery, John Meehan, Sean O'Boyle, James Sweeney, Rita Tuohy and Priests of the Parish.


Parish Pastoral Group: Chairperson: Harry Lloyd, 071 9858876

Children's Liturgy: Co-ordinator: Rosemary Downey. 071 9851065

Baptism Team: Co-ordinator: Marian Wymbs 0719851295

Office Hours: Mon/Tue: 10am – 1pm & 6.30pm – 8pm
                       Wed: 10am – 1pm
                       Thurs/Fri: 10am – 12.30pm & 2pm – 4pm
Organisations: SVDP: Mr Thomas McGuinness, Secretary, Portnason, Ballyshannon. Mr. Charles McGloin, President, The Abbey, Ballyshannon. 071-9851429.
Saint Pio Prayer Group: Nuala Slevin (Co-ordinator), Lisahully 071-9851129. (Second Friday of Month at 7pm in St Patrick’s)
St Joseph's Young Priests Soc.: First Friday of Month at 6.15pm in St Patrick’s
Legion of Mary: Olive Rodgers (9852576)
AA: Market Street.
PTAA: Mrs Brighid Cronin, Secretary, Portnason, Ballyshannon. 071-9851378
Resurrection Choir: Nuala Slevin, Angela Currid
Records & Statistics:  Baptismal records, 1854. Confirmation records, 1920.   Marriage records, 1858.  Death Register, 1979.
Cemeteries: Abbey, Ballyshannon (1669), Cashelard (1872).

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church (1898, 1998)

Mass Times

Holydays of Obligation:6.30pm
Sunday 9am
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St Mary’s Choir: Paddy Leonard, Mary O'Donnell & Marian Doran


Immaculate Heart of Mary Friary (1952)

Mass Times

Holydays of Obligation:11am Eves of Holydays:7.30pm
Sunday 11am
Monday 10am
Tuesday 10am 7.30pm
Wednesday 10am 7.30pm
Thursday 10am 7.30pm
Saturday 10am 7.30pm
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Contact Details: Franciscan Friary, Rossnowlagh, Co Donegal. Tel: 071-9851342/9852035, Fax: 071-9852206, E-mail:


Confessions: Tues. – Fri.: 11am – 1pm & 3pm – 5.30pm

Saturday: 11am – 1pm & 2pm – 6pm

Sunday: 3pm – 6pm

Monday: Community Day - No Confession, No evening Mass

Devotions:St Anthony Novena: Tuesday 7.30pm.

Padre Pio Novena: Thursday 7.30pm

Healing Service & Mass: First Sunday of Month at 3 pm

Secular Franciscans: Second Sunday of Month at 3pm.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: Sunday 3pm – 6pm.


St Catherine's NS
 Mr Breege Scott
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Br. M. O Cleirigh NS
 Creevy, Ballyshannon
 Ms A Kelly
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Rockfield NS
 Mrs Breege Corrigan
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