Clonakilty and Darrara Parish

in beautiful West Cork

Clonakilty Corpus Christi Procession is on June 18th

The parish’s Procession with the Blessed Sacrament will take place after the 11.30am Mass on Sunday June 18th. 

It will exit the church’s main door, go through the main gate, left onto Western Road, turning into Tawnies Lower and right through Tawnies Crescent and back onto Western Road and returning to the church through the main gate and into the church for Benediction with the Blessed Sacrament.All ages welcome as we celebrate and proclaim our faith in the Real Presence of the Lord with us and we ask his blessing.

Here you can see photos of the 2007 Procession.

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Parish Newsletter June 4th, 2023

Prayer gathering at ancient Castleventry well

Steeping stones in the wall at ancient churchyard at Castleventry. Countless people have walked and prayed there.

The annual Gathering at Trinity Holy Well, Castleventry,  will take place on Sunday June 4, at 8pm.

All are very welcome to attend.

(Directions: Google Maps – ‘Trinity Well Castleventry,’).

Parish Newsletter May 28th, 2023

Includes announcement about Corpus Christi Procession 2023.

Holy Communion Mass for Darrara and Knockskeagh schools

Congratulations and every blessing to the pupils of Darrara National School and Knockskeagh National School who received their First Holy Communion today at Clonakilty. Special thanks to the school staff who prepared them for this special day.

First Holy Communion Mass for Darrara NS at Clonakilty Church.
First Holy Communion Mass for Knockskeagh NS at Clonakilty Church.

First gathering of Legion of Mary members in West Cork after Covid

There was joy and smiles all around as the first gathering of Legion of Mary members in West Cork in several years took place at Darrara on Friday May 19th.

The renewal of commitment ceremony was held with Mass at Darrara Church. Everyone filled the Community Centre in Darrara afterwards for refreshments and lots of catchup chat.

Parish Newsletter May 21st 2023

Learn about and see the Peregrine Falcon

A free presentation and viewing in the Parish Centre after Mass on Wednesday morning (10.30am).

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