St. Fintan’s Church, Raheen

Saturday Shanahoe Vigil: 7.30pm
Sunday: 11.00am Tobar an Léinn N.S.
Weekdays: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10.00am -  Red Cross Centre, Raheen (See Newsletter –  Mass times subject to change) First Friday Shanahoe: 7.30pm
Holy Days as in Newsletter

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St. Brigid’s Church, Shanahoe


Vigil Mass Saturday eve: 7.30pm

Sunday: 9.30am

Wednesday: 10.00am

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This is a list of Parish and Community groups and notices which relate to each. Click on the group name below for more information. If you would like your community group or service to appear on our website please inform us. If you would like to participate more fully in the life of our parish or feel you could contribute your time or talents to one of our Parish Ministries please contact Fr. Kelly or any member of the Parish Pastoral Council.

Clonad Hurling Club

Clonad GAA Club, Ballycarnan, Clonad, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.
Club Colours: Green with gold sash, white shorts

Clonad hurling club is located south of Portlaoise, just off the Abbeyleix Road. Clonad has been synonymous with hurling in Laois since its establishment in 1915 and currently fields teams at all levels

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Liturgy Group

Raheen Parish has an active Liturgy Group.

Parish Readers are co-ordinated by Mary Phelan, Foxboro:

Magic Years Montessori and After School Club

The Magic Years Montessori and After School Club is held in Shanahoe Hall.

Pre-school Montessori
Breakfast Club
After School Club drop off and collection service available
Homework Clubs

For further details contact Grainne Purcell at 086 223 4041

Raheen I.C.A.

Raheen Parish Senior Citizen Party

About 130 Senior Citizens attend the Annual Party which is held at the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel.

Present Committee: Geraldine O’Keeffe, Ger Delaney, Mary Killeen, Ann Tynan, Ann Sinnott, Mary Delaney, Teresa McEvoy, John Hosey, Jimmy Ryan, Joseph Butler, John Seale, David Goode, John Joe Phelan, Eamon Parkinson, Fr. Jimmy Kelly, Kathleen Sinnott.

A Little History: Raheen Parish Senior Citizen Party was introduced in the year 2000. It had been many years since the previous parties had been held, and many thought it was about time something was…

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Shanahoe Hall

Details for use of the Hall

Hall Hire is €15 per session.
Any clubs or organisations who wish to use the Hass must produce a valid insurance certificate to the Hall Secretary prior to use.
Any person interested in the use of Shanahoe Hall for their Club or

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Shanahoe Whist Drive

Shanahoe Whist Drive is held every Friday evening from 9pm in Shanahoe Hall.

For further information contact Nora Breen on 057 87 39648