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Masses are celebrated in line with the current health guidelines.
Those celebrated in Ashbourne Church can be viewed via our Parish Cam (Webcam):

Sunday9am11am12.30pm & 7pm: Ashbourne
10am: Donaghmore – [No Webcam].
Monday – Friday10am: Ashbourne.
Saturday: 7pm [Vigil]: Ashbourne.

Saturday5 – 6pm: Ashbourne.

Churches must be vacated immediately after each Mass / Ceremony for cleaning

Ashbourne Church will re-open after cleaning
Monday – Friday at 11.15am
Saturday at 1.30pm
Sunday after final morning Mass / Ceremony
Ashbourne Church Closes at 8pm each day.
Donaghmore Church Closes after the Sunday 10am Mass.
————————————————————————————————————–Please note that a limited/restricted number of people can only access the church during Baptisms/Funerals or other various celebrations. This means that the above opening times for personal prayer times will change to facilitate those who will attend these occasional ceremonies.

Communion & Confirmations 2020

First Holy Communion & Confirmations (initially to take place in May) will be celebrated during July, August & September.
All Parents/Guardians of children will be given notification for new dates.

A number of people have asked us to put the Parish account on the website so that we can receive financial support online. The details of these are below.
We have also added DONATE button (below) which can make it even easier for people to make these financial contributions, for those who are in a position to do so.

Parish Account number (IBAN and BIC):

For Parish Funds,
Account name: Donaghmore Ashbourne Church
IBAN – IE81BOFI90318941259940

For Priest’s Offerings,
Account name: Donaghmore Ashbourne Church
IBAN – IE66BOFI90318941030708

When contributing online, please indicate your name so we can credit you at the years end and many many thanks for all your heartfelt support during this time.

The Parish Office also accepts payment by Bank Card /Credit Card over the phone (01) 8353149.

A secure designated box is also located at the back of the Church for Parish Funds, Priest’s Offerings and Donations.

Standing Order Form Standing Order Form


Ashbourne Church
Saturdays at 3.30pm
Sundays at 2pm.

Donaghmore Church
– by request.

[Times may occasionally be changed from those above]

Pre-Baptism meetings are suspended for the moment however, a Baptism preparation video has been produced in our own parish and details of how to view it is on the Baptism Booking Form

During this time of emergency each family is asked to strictly confine numbers attending to the following:-

Strictly maximum 10 adults only (which includes Parents and Godparents):-

– Parents of the child for baptism.
– Siblings (Brothers and Sisters) of the child for baptism.
– Godparents.

Parish Sacramental Programme

The Parish Sacramental Programme is available for children who wish to receive the Sacraments of First Confession, First Holy Communion and Confirmation while attending:
Educate Together National SchoolGaelscoil na Mí or Ashbourne Community National School.

For more information please contact the Parish Office which is contactable:
Monday – Friday 9.30am – 2.30pm
by telephone: 01 8353149
or e-mail:

Further resources:

Supervision for this programme is required. 
We would be grateful if any parents are available to assist with supervision for this programme. 
The required documents for supervision are listed below:
– Declaration Form – Declaration-Form.
– Garda Vetting Form – Garda Vetting-ID-Form [link to download from the Meath Diocesan Website].
– Volunteer Form – Volunteer-Form.

Cemetery Sunday 2020 – Blessing of the Graves took place on Sunday 31st May.
See Video of this in the ‘Featured Videos‘ section tab of our Parish Cam/Webcam:

We pray for those who have entered eternal life:
[March – July 2020]

Anna Daly, Rath, Ardcath, Meath/Carrickaboy, Cavan.
James Stewart, Bachelors Walk, Ashbourne/Carnaross, Co. Meath.
Ita Furlong, Kilbrew Demesne, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
Mary (Marita) Shanny, Primatestown, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
Séamus Moore, Broadmeadow Green, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
Marie Weston, Castle Park, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
Gerard (Gerry) Lillicrap, Milltown, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
George Kelly, Huntsgrove, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
Denis O’Brien, Kilbrew Demesne, Ashbourne/Kilmore West, Dublin.
Andrew (Andy) Roche, Milltown, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
Tony O’Connor, Baltrasna, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
Kathleen Tormey, Fleenstown, The Ward, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
Fr. Phoncie Macken, retired Parish Priest of Bohermeen and former director of Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes.
Fr. Gabriel O’Dowd, retired Parish Priest of St. Margaret’s Parish, Dublin.
Hugh Bartley, Castle Park, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
Phyllis Twomey, The Ward Dublin/Meath.
Gerry Murray,
Milltown Rise, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
Brigid Flynn, Castle Park, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
Pauline Loughran, Castle Park, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
Pawel Jankokski, Poland.
Tom Cotter, Broadmeadow Road, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
John Emmett, Cluain Rí, Ashbourne / Finglas, Dublin.
Mary McCormack, Cluain Rí, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
Noreen King, Curragha, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
Kevin Devine, Crenigans Bawnóg, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
Manus O’Byrne, Dublin Road, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
Fr. Paddy Keary P.P. (former Parish Priest of Clara and Holy Family Parish Drogheda).
Maria O’Sullivan, Ashbourne, Co. Meath/Rathcoole Co. Dublin.
Aisling Parks, Kilbrew Demesne, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
Lar Skelly, The Ward Dublin / Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
Deirdre Fairbrother (née Cusack), Ratoath.
Eileen (Ely) Crowley, Cork.
Breda (Bridget) Doherty, Crestwood, Ashbourne, /Coolock, Dublin.
Sr Laurence De St.Therese, Little Sisters of the Poor, Dublin.
Rita Nally, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath.
Mae Landers, London.

May they rest in the peace of the Risen Christ. Amen.




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