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Dear Friends, 

From 5th August the Restrictions (see will Impact Clonakilty Parish as follows…

“From Thursday 5 August, Baptism services may proceed. However, they must follow all protective measures and social gatherings afterwards should be avoided.”
Following the government’s update on 27 July 2021, Bishop Fintan has confirmed Baptisms can once again be celebrated in parishes from Thursday, 5th August.
Numbers attending Baptisms are limited to immediate family only – parents, siblings, sponsors and grandparents. We look forward to meeting the newest members of our parish and their families very soon. Checkout for more information on the sacrament of Baptism within our parish.


Masses are available online ( or as follows

and in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Clonakilty 

  • Monday to Saturday 10am Daily Mass
  • Saturday 7pm Vigil Mass
  • Sunday 8.30am & 11am Mass
In Sacred Heart Church, Darrara

  • Sunday 10am Mass
The Mass Timetable may change week to week depending on Feast Days, Funeral Masses etc, please checkout the Schedule tab on the links mentioned above for any updates.
Confessions are available on Saturdays between 12Noon and 12.30pm


Church is open to the Public as follows:

  • The churches will be open during the day for private prayer.
  • Funerals are restricted to a maximum of 50 people attending.
  • From 5th August, Weddings are restricted to a maximum of 100 guests attending. 


In accordance with Government guidelines, we request individuals (children included) to please

  • sanitise their hands upon entering and exiting the Churches.
  • wear a face covering for the duration of their visit.
  • observe the 2 metre Social Distance Rule while in the Churches. Members of the same household can sit together.
  • follow the directions/instructions from our stewards (if present).
  • do NOT visit if they are feeling unwell or if they have recently been in contact with someone who tested positive or is waiting to be tested for Covid-19 or awaiting test results.


We are very grateful to our volunteers who steward and sanitise our Churches to make our visits safe.

Clonakilty Parish Appeal Update

We ask you to continue your Offertory Collection offerings by

  1. placing them in an envelope and putting them in the box near St Anthony’s statue or the box near the sanctuary in Darrara Church. (Please mark the envelope ‘Offertory Collection’) or
  2. using the Donate Button on this page or
  3. by direct bank transfer.

The facility to make your donation to the offertory collections directly to the bank still exists see below:


IBAN: IE54 BOFI 9026 1029 0094 71 (No spaces)
Account No: 29009471

Sort Code: 902610

The Offertory Collections finance the upkeep and maintenance of the churches in Clonakilty Parish which includes lighting, heating, necessary supplies and repairs and the deep cleaning and sanitising of the buildings to ensure safe health for those who wish to come in and pray.

During these unprecedented times, please continue to stay safe.  Please don’t hesitate to make contact with us by phoning or emailing Clonakilty Parish.  We will keep you updated through this website and our Facebook page.

Thanking you in advance for your continued generosity and be assured of my prayers.

God bless you all,

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