Church services

Week beginning Saturday December 2nd



Down Cathedral, Downpatrick Sundays at 11:30am and Thursdays at 10am with Holy Communion. You are very welcome to visit Down Cathedral. Monday to Saturday, between 9.30am and 4pm. It is 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.

National Cathedral of Saint Patrick’s, Dublin The First Sunday of Advent 9.15 Eucharist said in the Lady Chapel. 11.15 Choral Eucharist sung by the Cathedral Choristers Macmillan: mass of Saint Anne Rawsthorne: Come my way, Rose: here O my Lord, Preacher: The Revd TC Kinahan, MA, Prebendary of Monmohenock. 15.15 Advent Procession sung by the Cathedral Choir (Schola Men’s voices) Music by Victoria, Palestrina, Weelkes, Poston Cooper. Matins is sung at 9.00 and Evensong at 17.30 Monday to Friday. Eucharist is said at 11.05 on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. For further information visit or telephone 01 453 9472.

St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast Eucharist at 8am, 10am and 11am and Choral Evensong at 3.30pm. People of all traditions and all faiths are welcome to join us. The cathedral is open for private prayer from 8am-6pm on Monday to Saturday and from 8am-4pm on Sunday. There will always be a quiet area available. The Cathedral is open for cultural visits on Monday to Saturday from 9am-5pm (last audio tour at 4.30pm), and from 1pm-3pm on Sundays. It will be closed to visitors during services.. Visit:

St Patrick’s Cathedral Armagh City Sunday services at 10am, 11am and 3:15pm. Mon to Sat at 9am. 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 Gregory Dunstan, Dean of St Patricks Church of Ireland Cathedral, Armagh City.


Ardamine Group, Co Wexford Monamolin 9am (Holy Communion Ardamine 10.15am (Holy Communion) Kilnamanagh 11.45am (Kilnamanagh National School Nativity Play).

Christ Church Bray Sunday December 3rd, Advent Sunday 8.30am Holy Communion 2; 11am Advent Communion; 7pm Classics by Candlelight. Walking in a Winter Wonderland Christmas Tree Festival continues up to Thursday 7th December. Admission Free, donations welcome.

Christ Church, Dún Laoghaire 9am Holy Communion Service 2. 1030am Holy Communion Service 1. Thursday 7th Holy Communion Service 1 at 11.30am.

Cork Carrigaline Union. 930am – Morning Prayer – St John’s Monkstown. 11am – Holy Communion – St Mary’s Carrigaline

Finglas (St Canice) Advent 1: 11.30 Eucharist

Glasnevin (St Mobhi) Advent 1: 11.30 Morning Prayer

Rathmichael Parish 8.30am. Holy Communion. 11am. Family Service with Holy Communion. Preacher: Rev’d Cathy Hallissey. 7pm. Evening Prayer.

Sandford Parish, Ranelagh St Philip’s – 8.30am Holy Communion. 11am Advent Carol Service (Joint Service)

Santry (St Pappan) Advent 1: 10am Eucharist

St Andrew’s Lucan Sat 2nd 6pm Holy Communion, Sun 3rd 9am Holy Communion, 10am Service of the Word, Wed 6th 10am Holy Communion

St Audoen Cornmarket 10am Eucharist. Preacher, the Rector. During works, access is through the Visitor Centre entrance.

St Catherine St James Donore Avenue 11.30am Eucharist (and Sunday School) Preacher, the Rector. Sunday December 17th 11.30, Parish Carols.

St John the Evangelist, Park Avenue, Sandymount Sunday 3rd December – Advent Sunday: Sung Eucharist 11 a.m.

St Mary’s Leixlip 11.30am Holy Communion, Tue 5th 10am Holy Communion

St Matthias, Killiney – Ballybrack 9am Holy Communion, 10.30am All Age Christingle Service. Wednesday 10.30 am Holy Communion.

Whitechurch Parish 8am, Holy Communion. 10.30am, Family Service for the Advent of our Lord. 7pm, Holy Communion.


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 11am. Rev Sam Mawhinney. Church is located at 18a Adelaide Road, Dublin 2 and everyone is welcome. Supervised creche is available, and there is a programme for children during the service. To find out more, visit:

Aghada Presbyterian Church, Co Cork 10am. Located at Church Road, Upper Aghada, Co Cork (about 20 mins south of Midleton). All are welcome

Athy and Carlow Presbyterian Churches 10am at Dublin Road, Athy and 11:30am at Athy Road, Carlow Town (known locally as Scots Church). Carlow Presbyterian Church has a midweek fellowship night on Wednesdays at 8pm. Rev. Stephen Rea. All are welcome. Visit:

Blackrock St Andrew’s 9.45 am.Reverend K P Meyer. Junior Church and Creche. All welcome.

Bushmills Presbyterian Church, Co Antrim 10:30am, Main Street, Bushmills. Rev Nancy Cubitt. Whether you are visiting Bushmills on holidays or have always lived in the area, you will be most welcome. Visit:

Cavan Presbyterian Church 11:15am. Rev GJ Mackarel. Located at junction of Town Hall Street and Farnham Street, Cavan Town. All Welcome

Corboy and Mullingar Presbyterian Churches 10am at Corboy – located off the N4 between Edgeworthstown and Longford Town – and 11:30am at Raithin; opposite Educate Together National School, Mullingar. For more information, visit: and/or – we would be delighted to welcome you

Drogheda Presbyterian Church 10:30am with Communion. All welcome. Rev. Damien Burke. Refreshments served afterwards. We are located at Colpe Road, Drogheda (South) Co Meath. Visit – for regular updates, visit:

Dún Laoghaire Presbyterian Church, Co Dublin 11:15am at York Road, Dún Laoghaire. Rev Chris Kennedy. Creche available, as well as a programme for children during the service. Our aim is to encourage people of all ages to become fully devoted followers of Jesus. Visit to find out more

Enniskillen Presbyterian Church, Co Fermanagh 11am at East Bridge Street, Enniskillen. Rev David Cupples. Our aim is to be a church which glorifies God; by enabling people to become mature disciples of Jesus Christ. We would love to see you at our Sunday Services and promise you a warm welcome. Visit:

Glennan Presbyterian Church, Co Monaghan 10:30am at Glaslough, Co Monaghan. Rev Stephen McNie. For God’s Glory, Glennan exists to enable Christians to reach up in worship; reach out to our local community where He has placed us; reach in to create loving fellowship; and reach down to equip our people to serve Jesus in His world. All are welcome. Visit our Facebook page:

Howth Presbyterian Church, Co Dublin 11:45am with Communion. Rev Alastair Dunlop. Everyone is welcome to join us, as we share in the Good News of our Lord Jesus Christ. Creche facilities are available, as well as a programme for children during the service. You are welcome to join us for tea and coffee afterwards. Visit: to find out more

Kells Bective Street, Kells, Co Meath. Morning worship 10am led by Rev. Christy Irwin. Forward notice, our annual carol service will be held on December 17th at 10am. All are very welcome.

Malahide Presbyterian Church, Co Dublin 10am with Communion. Rev Alastair Dunlop. Everyone is welcome to join us, as we share in the Good News of our Lord Jesus Christ. Creche facilities are available, as well as a programme for children during the service. You are welcome to join us for tea and coffee afterwards. Visit: to find out more

Monaghan (Ballyalbany) Our church is located in the northern part of Monaghan Town and everyone is welcome to our service at noon; with tea and coffee served from 11:45am. Rev. Stephen McNie. For more information and how to find us, visit: or

Mountmellick and Tullamore 10am at Mountmellick Methodist Church (Parnell Street) and noon at High Street, Tullamore. Rev. William Hayes. We are a warm, open, multi-national and welcoming church made up of people dedicated to serving Jesus in our community; and telling others about his love for them. All are welcome. For further information, visit: or

Newcastle Presbyterian Church, Co Down 11am and 7pm at 39 Main Street, Newcastle, Co Down. Rev Andrew Boreland. All are welcome. Visit our website to find out more:

Sligo Presbyterian Church 11:30am at Church Street, Sligo Town. For more information, contact the minister in charge of vacancy; Rev Molly Deatherage (Ballina, Ballymote and Killala Presbyterian Churches). Tel: 086 0330 196. Creche and Sunday School for tots to teens CAFFE (Coffee And Fellowship For Everyone) afterwards. A warm welcome awaits you. Visit:

Wexford and Enniscorthy Churches 10:30am at Ann Street, Wexford Town. (Beside the Post Office) and noon at Mill Park Road, Enniscorthy. Rev David Conkey. For regular updates, and to find out more, visit:


Blanchardstown, Methodist Centre Tyrrelstown Town Centre (Behind Netpol). 10.30am Morning Worship – Mr Tony O’Connor

Centenary, Leeson Park 10.30am Advent Sunday Holy Communion – Rev Andrew Dougherty

Cork South Kerry Circuit Cork – Wesley Chapel, Ardfallen, Douglas Road. Morning Service (including Sunday School Crche) 11.30am. Led by Rev. Wesley Campbell. Kinsale Morning service at 10am. Led by Rev. Wesley Campbell. Youghal Morning Service at 10am. Led by Mrs Valerie Jennings.

Dublin Central Mission, Lower Abbey Street, D1 11am Holy Communion – Rev Kenneth Lindsay. 3pm Margaretholme, Sandymount – Mr Bert Van Embden. Wed 1.05pm – 1.35pm Service of Healing Wholeness, Abbey Street

Dublin Korean Church meeting in Adelaide Road Presbyterian Church at 2pm, Advent Sunday– Rev Andrew Dougherty

Dundrum 11am Holy Communion – Rev Stephen Taylor

Dundrum 7pm Encounter a time of praise and fellowship

Gorey 10.30am Morning Worship, Rev Cheryl Patterson

Lucan 10am Advent Sunday All Age Worship – Rev Katherine Kehoe

Rathgar 11.30am Advent Sunday, Holy Communion – Rev Vanessa Wyse Jackson

Tallaght, Kiltalawn, Jobstown 11.45am Advent Sunday All Age Worship – Mr Michael Jones


About the Baptist Church in Ireland The 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 more than 20,000 across the whole island of Ireland. For further information and for a full list of congregations, please visit: