Welcome to Newbridge and Caragh Parishes

Welcome, and thank you for visiting our parish website. The parish of St Conleth is one of the largest in the country. The population within the parish boundaries is more than 25,000. The Christian presence in this area dates back continuously to the times of St Brigid and St Conleth who were contemporaries in the 5th century.

Mass Times

Caragh Church

The foundation stone of the Church of Our Lady and St. Joseph in Caragh was blessed on October 5th 1958 by Bishop Thomas Keogh. The Church is of Gothic design with an Anglo-Norman tower rising to a height of one hundred feet.
The Church was opened on May 1st 1960. In 2010 a major renovation project was [...]

St.Conleth’s Church

St Conleth’s Parish Church

The site for St. Conleth’s Parish Church was donated by the Mansfield family in 1847. The Church took 5 years to build and was opened for worship on Sunday 12thOctober 1852. Originally the Church was an oblong structure, (consisting of nave, choir and sanctuary). In 1894/5 the Church was enlarged with the [...]

Dominican Church

St Eustace’s, Dominican Church

The Dominicans came to Newbridge in 1756, and the foundation of Naas was officially transferred to there in 1769 or 1777. Fr John Daly was the first prior of the transferred house, and he wrote, “Fr Hugh Reynolds lived permanently in the Naas district, the others being scattered throughout various [...]

Cill Mhuire Church

Cill Mhuire, Ballymany
For many centuries the area of Ballymany had a church to serve the needs of the people of the area. It was destroyed sometime in the penal years. With the growth of Newbridge, it was decided in the 1970’s to build another church for the Parish in the Ballymany area.

Cill Mhuire was built and [...]


World Youth Day, Krakow, 2016

World Youth Day, Krakow, 2016 We would like to wish our all the young people & adults who are travelling to Krakow a safe journey. 40 of the group that are going are from the parishes of Newbridge, Caragh and Allen. We are delighted that so many young people have taken up this invitation to [...]

Newbridge Parish Share Food:Food in special demand at present includes tea, biscuits, tinned meat and tinned fruit.

Newbridge Parish Share Food: Many thanks for your support during the summer period. There is a huge demand for food parcels each week and your generosity is greatly appreciated. Food in special demand at present includes tea, biscuits, tinned meat and tinned fruit. As well as weekend Mass, food can also be donated at the [...]

The worst drought in decades has left approximately 60 million people facing hunger

Trόcaire Emergency Appeal: The worst drought in decades has left approximately 60 million people, ten times the population of the island of Ireland, facing hunger across the developing world. Trócaire has launched an emergency appeal to get relief to people in Ethiopia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Honduras and Guatemala. To donate log onto www.trocaire.org, call 1850 408 [...]

Newbridge Parish Golf Classic Thank You..

Newbridge Parish Golf Classic: Thanks to all those who sponsored or entered a team in our recent Golf Classic in the Royal Curragh Golf Club. The proceeds (almost €6,000) help greatly with the financial running of the parish. Many thanks again for all the support! Fr. Paul

Tax Refund on Donations

Tax Refund on Donations – We are currently working on claiming back tax from the revenue for 2015. We would really appreciate if the parishioners who recently received the CHY form from us could please return it to the Parish Office as soon as possible. We received a tax refund for over €29,000 for the [...]

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