Church services

Week beginning Saturday, April 1st, 2023


Armagh - St Patrick’s Church of Ireland -Sunday 2nd - PALM SUNDAY. Services at 10am Holy Communion (said; no sermon or hymns - traditional form), 11am Sung Eucharist (contemporary form) and 3:15pm Choral Evensong (sung). MON to SAT at 9:30am Morning Prayer (said). WEDNESDAY, as well as Saints and Holy Days at 9:30am Holy Communion, contemporary form. OPENING TIMES for visitors are 9am to 4pm (Nov- March) and until 5pm (April- Oct). Group tours must be pre- arranged with the Cathedral Steward. YOU WILL BE most welcome to join us at any of our Sunday or daily services; or just to spend time either in quiet reflection or looking at the beautiful architecture. The Very Rev Shane Forster, Dean of St Patrick’s Church of Ireland Cathedral, Armagh City - Further information is available by, visiting:

Belfast Cathedral (The Cathedral Church of St. Anne). On Sundays, the Cathedral is open for Choral Eucharist at 11am and Choral Evensong at 3.30pm. It is open for Afternoon Prayers from 1pm- 1:15pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The Cathedral also hosts a Ministry of Healing service on a Friday at 1.00pm in the Hall. Visitors to St. Anne’s Cathedral are welcome to from Tuesday to Saturday at 10am- 4pm. (It will be closed to visitors during services). People of all traditions and all faiths are welcome to join us, Dean Stephen Forde. Visit:

Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin City - Palm Sunday, 2nd April. Sung Eucharist is at 11am and Choral Evensong is at 3:30pm each Sunday. Weekday services are at 10am (Said Morning Prayer via webcam), 12 Noon (Said Peace Prayers via webcam), 12:45pm (Said Eucharist via webcam) and 5pm (Said Evening Prayer via webcam), and 6pm (Choral Evensong - Thursdays during choir term). Looking ahead to GOOD FRIDAY, 7th April... Morning Prayer is at 10am, Reflections of the Cross at 12 noon, and GOOD FRIDAY LITURGY is at 3pm. ALL ARE STILL WELCOME to join us online via webcam for our services. Visit our website at for further information. A warm welcome awaits you, The Very Revd Dermot Dunne, Dean of Christ Church Cathedral.

Cork City (St. Finn Barre’s) The Cathedral is open for public worship on Sundays. Other occasional services will continue to be streamed online. Sunday Services are 11:15am (Choral Eucharist) and 3:30pm (Choral Evensong). Weekday and Saturday Services are at 12 noon (Said Eucharist). The Cathedral is also open to visitors from 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5:30pm from Monday to Saturday. Very Rev. Nigel Dunne (Dean of Cork). For more information, visit:


Derry/Londonderry (Saint Columb’s Cathedral) Palm Sunday 2nd April. Services are at 8am (Holy Communion) 11am (Choral Eucharist on 1st and 3rd Sundays, and Coral Matins on 2nd and 4th Sundays) 4pm (Choral Evensong). The Daily Office is said at 10.30am Mon, Wed, Thur and Fri (The Litany) in The Baptistery. The Eucharist is celebrated on Tuesday at 10.30am in The Bishop William Alexander Chapel. (For any changes to our regular services, please check the magazine online). The Very Reverend Raymond Stewart, Dean

Down Cathedral, Downpatrick - Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity. Palm Sunday 2nd April at 11am (Morning Prayer). Thursday 5th April at 10am, with Holy Communion ...and GOOD FRIDAY, as announced. Evening Prayer is Mon- Fri at 5pm. YOU ARE VERY WELCOME to visit Down Cathedral - Monday to Saturday, between 10am and 4pm and on Sundays between 1pm and 4pm. It is situated within a short walk from Downpatrick town centre, and is adjacent to The Saint Patrick Centre. DOWN CATHEDRAL is first and foremost a place for prayer and worship - not only for the local congregation and people of the Church of Ireland Diocese - but for all those in Ireland, and beyond, who cherish the faith of Patrick. It is, in effect, a house of prayer for all nations. VISIT for further information. Very Rev Henry Hull, Dean

Limerick City (St. Mary’s) Service of Worship is at 11:15am (Holy Communion on 1st and 3rd Sunday, and Morning Prayer on 2nd and 4th). Morning Prayer is each Mon, Wed, Fri at Sat at 9am, and on Tuesdays at 10:30am. Service of Holy Communion on Thursday mornings at 10:30am. Join us online and visit for updates to our schedule. You will be most welcome The Very Revd Niall J. Sloane

National Cathedral of the Church of Ireland PALM SUNDAY- 09.15 EUCHARIST said in the Lady Chapel. 11.15 CHORAL EUCHARIST - sung by the Cathedral Choir- Bairstow in Eb, Ireland: Ex ore innocentium, Ireland: My song is love unknown. Preacher: The Revd D. W. T. Crooks, M.A., B.D. Prebendary of Howth. 18.30 THE PASSION - sung by the Cathedral Choir (Schola Mens voices - Bach: The Passion of Our Lord according to Saint John. Monday 17.30 Choral Evensong, Tuesday 17.30 Choral Evensong, Wednesday 11.05 Eucharist, 17.30 Choral Evensong, Maundy Thursday 11.05 Eucharist, 17.30 Choral Eucharist, 19.00 Organ Recital by David Leigh Dupr: Chemin de la Croix. GOOD FRIDAY 11.15 CHORAL MATINS sung by the Cathedral Consort Responses: Rose, Bairstow: Lamentations of Jeremiah, Psalm: 22, Stanford in C: Benedictus, Moore: It is a thing most wonderful. 14.00 LITURGY OF THE CROSS sung by the Lay Vicars Choral. For further information visit

St Brigid’s Cathedral, Kildare Town - Sundays at 11:30am, Market Square, Kildare. The Cathedral Church of St. Brigid forms part of the Kildare and Newbridge Union of Parishes. The Parishes of Kilmeague and the Curragh Garrison church are also part of the Union. Kildare Union is grouped with the parishes of Newbridge Union. The Newbridge Union covers Newbridge town, Athgarvan, Kilcullen and Brannockstown, and has three churches: St. Patricks, Newbridge, St Johns, Kilcullen and the recently restored St. Patricks, Carnalway. All are welcome. For further details, click or tap on the link below:

St Macartin’s Cathedral, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh -Palm Sunday, 2nd April, and GOOD FRIDAY, as announced. Services are at 9am and 11am (Holy Communion on 1st and 3rd Sundays and Morning Prayer on 2nd, 4th and 5th Sundays. Family Service is on 4th Sunday). Weekday services are at 11am on Thursdays (Holy Communion) and other services are as announced. The Very Rev Kenneth R J Hall, (Dean of St. Macartin’s Cathedral). For further information, visit


All Saints Church, Belfast, is located on University Street (near to Queens University) and Sunday Services are at 11:30am (St. Nicholas Church, Lisburn Road) and 7:30pm (ASC, University Street). We are proud to be hosting UniChurch Belfast every Sunday evening. This has a more relaxed feel and contemporary style. Join us for tea and coffee afterwards. You will be most welcome. Rev Trevor Johnston. Visit

All Saints Church, Dublin - Eucharistic Service is at 9:30am each Sunday. On the 4th Sunday of each month there is a Family Service at 10am. Wednesdays at 10am (Eucharistic Service). An evening service is held on the 2nd Sunday of each month (Wholeness and Healing Service). We are located on the Howth Road, next to Raheny Village, Dublin 5. All Welcome. Rev. Norman McCausland. Visit for more information

Ardamine Group, Co Wexford Monamolin 9.00am (Morning Prayer) Ardamine 10.15am (Morning Prayer) Kilnamanagh 11.45am (Holy Communion) Friday 7 AprilGood Friday Ardamine 8.00pm (The Way of the Cross)

Bailieborough Group of Parishes -Palm Sunday Service-times are 9:30am at Shercock and 9:30am at Mullagh (Service and Sunday Club), 10:45am at Bailieborough (Service and Sunday Club) and 12 noon at Knockbride (Service Sunday Club). UNITED SERVICE on the fifth Sunday of the Month at 10:30am -venue to be advised. GOOD FRIDAY at 7pm (Mullagh) and 8:40pm (Shercock). Tea and Coffee after each service (except Shercock). All welcome. For more information, find us on Facebook or at - Rector: Rev Ian Horner

Bangor Parish Church, Co. Down - Palm Sunday. Traditional Service at 10am and Contemporary Service at 11:30am; with refreshments served between each service. There is also a 7pm Service for Young Adults. GOOD FRIDAY services, as announced. We are located at the junction of Hamilton Road and Castle Street, Bangor, Co. Down. For more information, visit:

Christ Church Bray Sunday 2nd April 11am Palm Sunday Holy Communion Service. Wednesday 5th April 8pm Evening Prayer. Thursday 6th April 8pm Holy Communion/Tenebrae. Good Friday 7th April 10am Bray Churches Together Stations of the Cross, 2pm Vigil Service, 8pm Passion Service. Easter Sunday Bray Churches Together Sunrise Service, 11am Holy Communion. For up to date details of our services check our website To watch live or watch a recording later, visit

Crinken Church, (St. James). Bray, Co. Wicklow. Palm Sunday 2nd April at 11am and monthly prayer meeting on Tuesday 4th April at 8pm. Rector, Trevor Stevenson. We seek to honour God and share the love of Jesus in our community in the power of the Holy Spirit. We are located on the old Dublin Road, half- way between Bray and Shankill. For more information, visit;

Enniscorthy and Monart (Union of Parishes) - Palm Sunday, 2nd April. St. John’s Church, Clonmore at 9:30am (Holy Communion) at St. Peters Church, Monart at 10:15am (All Age Service) and St. Mary’s Church, Enniscorthy at 11:30am (Holy Communion). Midweek Holy Communion is in The Parish Meeting Room in the Rectory, every Thursday at 10.30am with refreshments served afterwards. HOLY WEEK SERVICES. Maundy Thursday at 7pm in St. Peter’s Church, Monart. GOOD FRIDAY at St. Paul’s Church, Clone at 12 noon (Ecumenical Walk) and St. John’s Church, Clonmore at 7pm (Good Friday Liturgy). Please check our website for other Holy Week Services. ALL WELCOME. Rev Canon Nicola Halford. For further details, visit our website at

Immanuel Church, Dublin City, meets every Sunday at 11am in the Irish Church Missions building, 28 Bachelors Walk, Dublin 1. We extend a warm welcome to people from every race and nation and background. Pastor Kieron Lynch. For more details, visit:

Kill O The Grange, Dublin, is an evangelical church, belonging to the Church of Ireland, and rooted in the community. Services are on Sundays at 9:30am (Holy Communion), 10:15am for Coffee, Fellowship and Prayer (School Car Park), and 11am (indoor Gathering). Wednesdays at 10:30am (Holy Communion Service). We are also open on Thursdays for private prayer from 10am to 12 noon. Visit to find out more. Rev. Alan Breen

Malahide and St Doulagh’s -United Parishes of Malahide, Portmarnock and St. Doulagh’s. PALM SUNDAY at 8am -Holy Communion Rite One, St. Marnock’s Chapel, and 11.30am Morning Prayer, Rite Two, St. Andrew’s Church. St. Doulaghs at 10am (Holy Communion, Rite Two. HOLY WEEK as follows: Maundy Thursday at 7:30pm at St. Andrew’s (Holy Communion) and Good Friday to be advised. For more information, visit -ALL WELCOME. Revd. Canon David I Gillespie

St Anne’s, Dawson Street, Dublin City - Sunday Service is at 11am (alternately Matins and Eucharist) with full choir. Christians of all traditions are welcome to participate in all services and to receive the sacrament of Holy Communion. St Anne’s is currently open Wednesday to Friday from 11am to 2pm for private prayer and visitors.

St Audoen Cornmarket 9.30 Bellringing. 10.00 Eucharist (every Sunday), Palm Sunday. Liturgy of the Palms and Liturgy of the Passion (according to St Matthew). Access on foot through St Audoen’s Park. The Easter Vestry, an annual meeting of the parish, will be held in the church of St Catherine St James at 20.00 on Monday 17 April. This is a public meeting, and people who are registered members will be voting for the church officers and committee for the following year. It would be great to have a good attendance and to be able to ask new people to fill some of the gaps that have opened up over time. The parish relies almost entirely on the work of volunteers. On Good Friday (7 April) there will be a service in St Catherine St James at 10.00. We will be joined by the people of St Teresas to commence the Way of the Cross at 11.00, walking through the nearby streets and stopping from time to time for readings and prayers, finishing is St Teresas. Wishing you a very happy Easter (9 April), Mark Gardner.

St Catherine St James Donore Avenue 11.30 Eucharist for Palm Sunday. Liturgy of the Palms and Liturgy of the Passion (according to St Matthew). The Easter Vestry, an annual meeting of the parish, will be held in the church of St Catherine St James at 20.00 on Monday 17 April. This is a public meeting, and people who are registered members will be voting for the church officers and committee for the following year. It would be great to have a good attendance and to be able to ask new people to fill some of the gaps that have opened up over time. The parish relies almost entirely on the work of volunteers. On Good Friday (7 April) there will be a service in St Catherine St James at 10.00. We will be joined by the people of St Teresas to commence the Way of the Cross at 11.00, walking through the nearby streets and stopping from time to time for readings and prayers, finishing is St Teresas. Wishing you a very happy Easter (9 April), Mark Gardner.

St John the Baptist, Clontarf, Dublin - Sundays at 8:30am (Holy Communion) and 10:30am (as announced). Wednesday morning services take place in the Parish Centre at 10:30am. To find out more, visit, -Revd Lesley Robinson

St John the Evangelist, Coolock, Dublin - Sunday Service is at 11am, and all are welcome. Our church building is located on the Tonlegee Road, close to the junction with Springdale Road. Rector: Rev. Norman McCausland. Further details are found at

St Mary’s Parish, Howth, Co. Dublin - Palm Sunday at 9:15am (Holy Communion) and 10:30am (Palm Sunday Eucharist). HOLY WEEK SERVICES as follows: Maundy Thursday at 7pm (Holy Communion) and Good Friday from 12 noon to 3pm (Good Friday Reflections). Mid-week service is each Wednesday morning at 10:30am followed by our Bible Study after the service. Visit: for further details. Revd Philip Heak, Rector

St Nicholas Collegiate Church, Galway City - Sundays at 9am and 11am with Holy Communion. Wednesdays at 10.30am with Holy Communion. Visit or for more information. Rev Lynda Peilow

Zion Parish Church Sunday 2nd April - Palm Sunday - 10.30am Holy Communion. 9.00am Holy Communion 1. Monday 3rd Tuesday 4th - Compline 8pm, Wednesday 5th - 10.30am Holy Communion, Maundy Thursday - Holy Communion 8pm, Good Friday - Evening Prayer 8pm, Holy Saturday - The Easter Vigil 9pm, All welcome.


About The Presbyterian Church in Ireland - The Presbyterian form of the Christian faith is best described as Reformed; with its strong emphasis on the Sovereignty of God, the Kingship of Christ and the authority of the Bible. For more information, and for a full list of congregations around the whole island of Ireland, visit:

Adelaide Road Presbyterian Church, Dublin City -Sunday at 11am in person or online. All Welcome, Rev. Sam Mawhinney. Church is located at the intersection of Earlsfort Terrace and Adelaide Road, Dublin 2. To find out more, visit:

Christ Church, Rathgar, Dublin -Sunday at 10:30am. Located at the junction of Rathgar Road and Highfield Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6. Everyone welcome. To find out more, visit

Clontarf and Scots, Dublin - Sunday Service is at 11am. We are located opposite Clontarf Road DART Station, Dublin 3. Rev Lorraine Ritchie. All Welcome. Visit to find out more.

Donabate and Balbriggan, Co. Dublin. We meet at 10:30am at Donabate and Portrane Community Centre and at 4:30pm at Balbriggan Clubs Community Centre. Everyone is welcome. Rev. Andy Carroll. Visit to find out more and for directions

Dún Laoghaire Presbyterian Church, Co. Dublin. 11am at York Road. For more information, visit: or our Facebook page for regular updates, and online streaming.

Findlaters (Abbey Presbyterian Church) 11am at Parnell Square, Dublin City. Rev Alan Boal. All welcome. Abbey exists to share Gods purpose; becoming more Christ-like as we go, and show the Gospel to the City. To find out more, visit:

Howth and Malahide Presbyterian Church, Co. Dublin. 10am at Malahide and 11:45am in Howth. Rev Alastair Dunlop. Everyone is welcome to join us, as we share in the Good News of our Lord Jesus Christ. Programme for children during the service. You are welcome to join us for tea and coffee after the service. Visit: to find out more

Lucan Presbyterian Church, Co. Dublin - 10:30am, Main Street, Lucan. Rev. Richard Houston. For more information, visit;

Naas Presbyterian Church, is known locally as Maynooth Community Church; and meets together for worship on Sundays at 10:30am at Manor Mills Shopping Centre, Maynooth, Co. Kildare. On the first Sunday of the month we celebrate the Lords Supper (Communion). Rev Keith McCrory. Free parking is available in the underground car park and the service takes place on the 1st Floor. To find out more, visit

Naas Presbyterian Church, Co. Kildare - Sunday at 11am, with programme for children during the service, as well as tea and coffee afterwards. GOOD FRIDAY at 8pm with Communion. Rev. Mark Proctor. The church building is across the street from the post office and town hall, and overlooks Main Street -you cannot miss us. For further information, visit our Facebook page:

St Andrew’s Belfast - at the very heart of St. Andrews are two goals: to worship God, and to make and grow disciples of Jesus. All that we do as a church is focused on these two goals. We meet on Sundays at 11am at Rosetta Road, Belfast. On the first Sunday of each month, we meet for prayer from 7-8pm. For more information, visit:

St Andrew’s Blackrock, Co. Dublin. Sundays at 9.45am for a traditional service of prayer and praise with contemporary Bible-based preaching. During the service there is a creche and Junior Church for children and young people aged 5 to 15 years. For more information, visit -Rev Andrew Gill

St Andrew’s, Bray, Co. Wicklow. 11:30am at corner of Eglinton Road and Quinsborough Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow. All Welcome. Visit for more information. Rev. Andrew Gill


About the Methodist Church in Ireland - The Methodist Church in Ireland is a community of people drawn together by Gods love, who seek to live wholeheartedly as followers of Jesus for the transformation of the world. With 212 churches spread across the island of Ireland from North to South, and East to West. To find a church near you, visit

Belfast Central Mission BCM is made up of two congregations -Grosvenor Hall and the nearby Sandy Row. Grosvenor Hall congregation meet for Sunday Worship at 11am each week. Lunchtime prayers each weekday at 1:15pm and Communion very Wednesday at 8am. Please do call in if you are in Belfast. For further information about our Services, visit:

Bray Methodist Church, Co. Wicklow -The Church meets in the Florence Road church every Sunday at 10am for worship. Everyone is welcome and Holy Communion is usually celebrated the first Sunday of the month. Rev Mark Forsyth. Visit our website at and -for regular updates -visit

Dublin Central Mission, (Abbey Street Methodist Church) Sunday Service is at 11am and Zoom fellowship meetings are on Sundays and Tuesdays at 7:30pm. Visit to find out more. BLANCHARDSTOWN Methodist Church began in November 2008 as an outreach project of DCM. Since its formation, it has grown into a thriving, community-focused church, now located in the heart of Tyrrelstown. It serves an area of nearly 100,000 people and is home to a young and diverse community. Visit:

Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin The Methodist Church, Northumberland Avenue, Dun Laoghaire. Sunday Service 11am. Our services can also be accessed online at

Dundrum Methodist Church, Co. Dublin - Sunday Services are at 10am and 11:30am, with tea and coffee served afterwards. Wednesday night Bible study is from 8pm to 9pm. GOOD FRIDAY communion service is at 9pm. Just click on the link on our website. ALL WELCOME. For further details, visit: -Minister, Rev. Stephen Taylor

Monaghan, Aughnacloy, and Ballynanny ...1st and 3rd Sunday at 10:30am on Dawson Street, Monaghan Town. Then, 2nd and 4th Sunday at 10:30am on Moore Street, Aughnacloy, Co. Tyrone. Each Sunday at 12 noon at Ballynanny Road, Ballygawley, Co. Tyrone. Rotating on 5th Sunday as announced. All Welcome. Minister, Rev. William Newell.

Portlaoise, Mountmellick and Athy 10am at Portlaoise (with Holy Communion) and 11:45am at Athy (Holy Communion). We meet on Sunday afternoon at Mountmellick at 4pm -again, with Holy Communion. For more information, visit:

Sutton Methodist Church, Co, Dublin at 10am. We are located at the corner of Howth Road and Church Road, about a quarter of a mile (400m) on the Howth side of Sutton Cross. All Welcome. Rev. Ivor Owens.

Wicklow Methodist Church meets at 11:45am at New Street, Convent Road, Wicklow Town. All Welcome. Rev Mark Forsyth.


Association of Baptist Churches in Ireland is a Gospel Partnership of 117 independent local churches who have voluntarily agreed to work together. These churches represent a Baptist community of over 20,000 across Ireland - North and South. For further information and for a full list of congregations, please visit: