Donegal Town (Tawnawilly)

Donegal Town (Tawnawilly)

Donegal Town, Clar


donegal_townParish Priest: Very Rev William Peoples, PP.

Contact Details: Parochial House, Donegal Town, Co Donegal.  Tel: 074-9721026


Church: St Patrick's Church, Donegal Town (17 March 1935)


Masses: Sundays:  9am, 11.30am

Saturdays:  6pm.

Holydays of Obligation:  9am, 11.30am, 7.30pm.

Confessions: Saturdays:  10.30 – 11.15am & 7pm - 6pm.

Eves of First Fridays:  7pm - 8pm.

Eucharistic Adoration: Thursday:  10am - 9pm.

Choir: Director:  Frances O'Neill

Folk Choir: Director:  Pat Ward.

Organist: Grainne O'Doherty.



Organisations:     Perpetual Adoration Committee: Mrs Mai O'Riordan, 074-9721785.

SVDP:  Mr. Joseph O'Rourke.

Legion of Mary: Mrs Irene McCarthy, 074-9721754.

Social Services Committee: Mr. Joe O'Rourke

St Joseph's Young Priests Society:  Seamus O’Callaghan

Mothers Support Group:  074-9721019.

PTAA:  Mrs Mary Stewart.

Cancer Support Group: Mrs. Mary Greene

Hospice:  Sr Magdalen

Youth Club: Mr. John Durcan

Parents Association: Dr. Peter Enright

Asylum Seekers Support Group: Dr. Teresa Dowd.


School: SN Aodh Rua agus Nuala, Main Street, Donegal Town.  074-9722661. Number on Rolls:  246.  Principal:  Mrs Mary Culleton 

Records & Statistics: Catholic population:  2,500; 400 families.  Baptismal records, 1872. Confirmation records, 1914.  Marriage records, 1882.  Death Register, 1989.


Cemetery: Abbey (1600's).




clarCurate: Rev Danny McBrearty, CC.

Contact Details: Parochial House, Clar, Co. Donegal. Tel: 074-9721093


Church: St Agatha's Church, Clar (1871)





Masses: Saturday Vigil: 6.30pm

 Sundays: 10.30am.

 Holydays of Obligation:  6.30pm.


Confessions: Saturdays Before and after evening Mass.

Eucharistic Adoration: Tuesday 3pm – 7pm. Mass at 7pm

Choir: Paul Martin

Organist: Karen McCrudden.

Sacristan: MrsPhilomena Cassidy, Clamcam, Clar, Donegal Town.  074-9721629


Organisation: SVDP: Mr Kevin Mundy, Finabans, Barnesmore.


School: St Francis' NS, Mullanalamphry, Barnesmore P.O., Co Donegal.  074-9722109. Number on Rolls:  147.  Principal:  Mrs Elizabeth McMullin-Browne


Records & Statistics: Catholic Population:  1000; 250 families.  Baptismal records, 1909. Confirmation records see Donegal Town.  Marriage records, 1911. Death Register, 1910.


Cemetery: Clar (1829).