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

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 addition of two [...]

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 [...]


Cill Mhuire – Adult Choir/Children’s Choir

Cill Mhuire – Adult Choir resumes practice on Wednesday 7th September from 8pm – 9pm. New members always welcome. Cill Mhuire – Children’s Choir resumes practice on Thursday September 8th from 6pm – 7pm. New children members welcome.

Newbridge Family Parish Choir new season rehearsals

Newbridge Family Parish Choir new season rehearsals commence on THURSDAY 15th Sept at 7.30 pm in the Parish Church. The choir sing at 11.00pm mass every Sunday and welcome new members of all ages. The choir offers all persons to learn how to read and play music and improve your voice at each session. Just [...]

Newbridge Parish Share Food

Newbridge Parish Share Food:  As the school year opens and the holiday period comes to a close, we ask townspeople to keep up your support for families who are struggling to put food on their table this autumn. We thank you for your ongoing kindness to the 100+ families who receive food parcels each week. [...]

Teenagers in care.

The Social work Department of Kildare/West Wicklow are interested in hearing from couples or individuals who are interested in providing a safe and caring home for teenagers in care. These young people aged 15-18, cannot live at home and need caring adults to help guide and nurture them as they head towards independence. If you [...]

Barnardos Children’s Charity

Team Leaders and Collectors Required Barnardos Children’s Charity is looking for volunteers to help collect funds during our national collection day “Buckets for Barnardos” taking place on Friday Sept16th. Volunteers can either help with an organised bag pack, or join us on the streets shaking buckets in locations throughout Kildare. All money raised on the [...]

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