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Latest News


Prayer to St. Rita

Saoirse’s christening

Congratulations to Kielty Meehan and Michelle Curran on the birth of their beautiful baby Saoirse. Saoirse’s baptism was held at St. Kevin’s Church Keash on the 5th of July 2020. We wish them many years of happiness together and thank them for the opportunity to enjoy this special day with them….

Pope Francis confirms Sister Marinetti a martyr of the Catholic faith

Vatican City, Jun 19, 2020 / 12:40 pm MT (CNA).- Pope Francis declared Friday that Sister Maria Laura Mainetti, an Italian religious sister killed by three teenage girls in a Satanic sacrifice, was a martyr for the Catholic faith. The 60-year-old Sister of the Cross was in 2000 stabbed to death by three teenage girls […]

Meeting – Culfadda Church

Meeting in Culfadda Church A meeting for the people of Culfadda will take place in Culfadda Church on Monday evening next (the 22nd of June) at 8pm to evaluate  whether it is possible to open our Churches in this parish and when.  Everyone interested is asked to attend at this crucial and important time.

A joke!!!

A Kindergarten teacher was observing her classroom as the children drew pictures. The teacher would occasionally walk around and see each child’s artwork. As she approached one little girl who was working especially hard, she asked what the drawing was. The little girl told her: “I’m drawing God!” “But sweety,” the teacher replied, “no one […]

Garland Sunday /Gurteen Bingo committee

Keash on Garland Sunday 2020. The Keash on Garland Sunday Committee regret that we will be unable to stage the annual historic Garland Sunday festival on Sunday, 26th July, due to the ongoing Covid 19 Pandemic. We recognise that our decision will come as a disappointment to our loyal patrons, sponsors and regular visitors, but […]

Keash playground reopens!!

    Following clarification and guidance we are delighted to be able to say that Keash Playground is now able to reopen!! … Posted by Keash Enhancement on Saturday, June 13, 2020

Returning to Public Worship

Preparing to return to public worship. The Bishops’ Conference released guidelines during the week to help parishes prepare for the return to public worship, they can be viewed on our diocesan website www.achonrydiocese.org. The parish pastoral/finance councils and others are currently evaluating what will be possible for us here in our parish, considering both churches […]

Keash Parish receives funding – Albert Gubay Foundation

Keash Parish Receives Funding for St Kevin’s Church Keash from The Albert Gubay Foundation. Albert Gubay was born in Rhyl, north Wales in 1928, the son of an Iraqi Jewish father and an Irish Roman Catholic mother. Brought up in a caravan for the early part of his life, Gubay recalled, “I had a very […]

Latest Thoughts

The Lord is with us always…


Gospel and Readings 5.7.2020

READINGS OF THE DAY A reading of the prophet Zechariah ZEC 9:9-10 Thus says the LORD: Rejoice heartily, O daughter Zion, shout for joy, O daughter Jerusalem! See, your king shall come to you; a just savior is he, meek, and riding on an ass, on a colt, the foal of an ass. He shall banish […]

Reading and Gospel 28.6.2020

READING OF THE DAY First reading from the Second Book of Kings 2 KGS 4:8-11, 14-16A One day Elisha came to Shunem, where there was a woman of influence, who urged him to dine with her. Afterward, whenever he passed by, he used to stop there to dine. So she said to her husband, “I […]

Today’s Gospel – God Knows everything about me…

Gospel and Readings 21.6.2020 READING OF THE DAY First reading from the Book of Jeremiah JER 20:10-13 Jeremiah said: “I hear the whisperings of many: ‘Terror on every side! Denounce! let us denounce him!’ All those who were my friends are on the watch for any misstep of mine. ‘Perhaps he will be trapped; then we […]

Feast day of St. Anthony of Padua 13th of June

Prayer of Thanksgiving St Anthony of Padua Most loving protector, great St. Anthony, I hasten to thank you. Full of appreciation and profound gratitude I acknowledge the favors you have secured for me in reply to my prayers and those of our Franciscan missionaries. Because you answered my petitions and all those the children of […]

For June; we pray to the Sacred Heart

The stations of the cross

HOW TO PRAY THE STATIONS OF THE CROSS The stations of the cross are a powerful prayer experience. The best way to pray these is to do them at your church meditating on each of the stations. You may also do them at home or in the adoration chapel at church. I have included the […]

Novena to The Holy Spirit

Novena in Honour of the Holy Spirit The Holy Spirit descends on the Disciples at Pentecost   FOREWORD The novena in honor of the Holy Spirit is the oldest of all novenas since it was first made at the direction of Our Lord Himself when He sent His apostles back to Jerusalem to await the […]

Readings and Gospel 19.4.20

READING OF THE DAY First reading from the Acts of the Apostles ACTS 2:42-47 They devoted themselves to the teaching of the apostles and to the communal life, to the breaking of bread and to the prayers. Awe came upon everyone, and many wonders and signs were done through the apostles. All who believed were […]

Parish Sponsors

Stewart Fuel Oils, Boyle

Telephone: 071 967 0100
Email: orders@stewarts.ie

Delivering to homes & businesses in the North west of Ireland.

To order now or receive a quotation for kerosene or marked gas oil, please click on the link below:-


William G. Henry & Co., Solicitors

Emmett Street, Ballymote, County Sligo

Phone: 071 9189962

Fax: 0719189970

E mail: wghreception@gmail.com

P.F O’Dowd, Menswear

Teeling Street, Ballymote, County Sligo.

For all your needs in Men’s clothing and household items…

J.Duffy & Company, Accountants and Tax Advisors

6 Markievicz Rd, Rathquarter, Sligo and Carrowcrory, Ballinafad, County Sligo.
Contact details:-
Carrowcrory – 0719666035
Sligo – 0719162789

Casey Agricultural Contractors, Larkhill, Keash, Ballymote, County Sligo

Phone Dermot on: 087 2736301

Phone Adrian on: 087 7923168

E Mail address:- dermotcaseycontracting@gmail.com



Co Roscommon

Telephone: 0719635061

Weekly cattle and sheep sales each Monday. Booking in advance by phone…

Thank you to the people of Keash and Culfadda for their continued support…



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