Womens Group

Margaret: 087 1212870

The group meets in Saint Brigid’s Hall every Monday 10.30 – 12.30 and on Wednesdays at 8.30p.m. The group grew out of an Adult Education process and has developed into a self- help, arts and crafts and ongoing human development group.

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Frankie: 086 8418372

Parish Lectors read the lessons every Sunday and on other important or solemn occasions. The Lectors welcome anyone with a good speaking voice to join the group. The privilege of reading God’s Word is one that carries a great responsibility and each lector is expected to be familiar with the readings and with the liturgy. Lectors are

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Bereavement Ministry – Remembrance Mass

Telephone Olivia: 041 686 1161.

Once a year in November, the Bereavement Ministry organise the liturgy for a special Mass to remember parishioners or relatives of parishioners who have died in the last year.   A solemn calling of the names of the deceased in the last year and lighting of candles in their honor occurs at the Remembrance Mass.

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Church Choir

Contact the parish office at 041 6851278

Our Church Choir is regrouping at present.  If you are interested in forming or joining a choir please contact the parish office or email


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Altar Servers

To join the parish servers please contact your school principal or the parish office: 041 685 1278.

You may also make contact with the servers group through the sacristans in each of the parish churches.

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Dunleer Parish Council

Chairperson: David Rogers, 041 685 1487

Made up of parishioners from all areas of the parish and from all age groups, the council advises the parish priest and assists him in all kinds of practical ways including help with distribution of printed material.

The council keep the priests aware of local events and of life-events within the parish. The members

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Active Retirements Association

Chairperson: Mary Hughes, 041 685 1463
Treasurer: Paddy Bowden, 041 685 1279

One objective of the Active Retirement Associations is to provide active, retired people, aged at least 55 years with a focal point to meet and become involved in educational, cultural, sporting and social activities.

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The Cara Folk Group

Pat Roche: 087 2769320

The Cara Folk Group sings at Sunday Mass in St. Brigid’s Church on the first Sunday of each month.  They have been singing together for many years in the parish and at St. Mary’s facility in Drumcar.   Under the direction of Pat Roche, it is made up of men and women and new members are always

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