Christmas Church Services

Christmas Church Services

Tallaght and District

St Colmcille’s Knocklyon

Christmas Eve masses

5.30pm (Knocklyon Concert Band)

7pm (Gospel Choir)

8.30pm (Youth Gospel Choir)

10pm (11 o’clock choir)

Christmas Day

9am, 10am (Children’s Mass), 11am and 12.30pm.

St Stephen’s Day

Mass at 10am (no evening mass)

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St Dominic’s Parish, Tallaght

Saturday, Dec 23

11am mass

Penitential Service at 12 noon and Vigil 6.30pm

Christmas Eve

One mass: 8pm (Folk Group)

Christmas Day

Masses at 9am, 10.30am, 11.45am (no evening mass)

St Stephen’s Day

11.00am (no evening mass)

Wednesday Dec 27 to Friday, Dec 30.

Mass 11am (no evening masses)

St Maelruain’s Church of Ireland, Tallaght Village

Christmas Eve

8.30am Holy Communion  

11am Family Service

11.30pm ‘Midnight’ Holy Communion

Christmas Day

Christmas Morning 8.30am, Holy Communion with hymns  

Christmas Morning 11am, Family Holy Communion  

New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve multi-cultural service 11.15pm to 12am


St Aengus’s Church (Balrothery)

Christmas Eve

Vigil mass at 7pm (Carols at 6.30pm)

Solemn Vigil Mass at 9pm (Carols at 8.30pm)

Christmas Day

Masses at 9am, 10.30am (invitation to young children and families to come to this Mass), 12pm.

St Stephen’s Day

Mass at 11am (also 11am for rest of the week)

New Year’s Day, Jan 1st (World Day of Peace)

Mass at 11am


An Solas, Tallaght Methodist Church, Forunestown Rd, Jobstown

Christmas Eve – No service.

Christmas Day – 11 am

St Stephen’s Day -11.45 am


St Martin De Porres, Aylesbury

Saturday, Dec 23

Individual Confessions from 10am-11am

Mass at 11am & Vigil of Sunday at 7pm

Christmas Eve

Mass at 9:30am & 12:30pm

Family Mass at 7pm – with involvement from Children from parish schools.

Christmas Vigil Mass at 9pm – with Jubilee Folk Choir

Christmas Day

Masses 9:30am and 11:30am


N.B. No 12:30pm mass

December 25 to December 29

Mass at 11am


St Martin’s neighbouring masses

Christmas Eve

Sacred Heart, Killinarden 5:00pm   

Holy Rosary, Ballycragh, 6:00pm

St. Anne’s, Bohernabreena 7:00pm

Sacred Heart, Killinarden 8:00pm

St. Anne’s, Bohernabreena 9:00pm

Sacred Heart, Killinarden 9:00pm


St Martin’s neighbouring masses

Christmas Day

St. Anne’s, Bohernabreena 8:30am

Holy Rosary, Ballycragh 10:30am

Sacred Heart, Killinarden 11:00am

St. Anne’s, Bohernabreena 11:30am


St Jude the Apostle, Templeogue

Christmas Eve: 10am and 11.30am

Vigil Masses – 6pm (Children’s Mass) and 8pm (Senior Folk Group)

Christmas Day: 10am (Parish Choir) and 11.30am (Organ & Cantor)


Parishes of Saggart, Rathcoole, Brittas and Newcastle

Sacrament of Reconciliation


Saggart Church

Friday, December 22, after 9.30am mass



Rathcoole Church

Friday, December 22, after 9.30am mass



Brittas Mass Centre

Saturday, December 23, 12.30 pm to 1pm



Friday, December 22, after10am mass

Masses as usual Sunday 24th December



Christmas Eve: 5pm Children’s Mass and 9pm Vigil Mass

Christmas Day: 9am and 11.30am



Christmas Eve: 6pm Children’s Mass and 10pm Vigil Mass

Christmas Day: Masses 10am and12 noon



Christmas Eve: 8pm Vigil Mass

Christmas Day: 10.30am



Christmas Eve: 5.30pm and 8pm

Christmas Day: 10.30am

Christmas Week


Saggart:  St Stephen’s Day Mass at 10am


Rathcoole: Mass 9.30am all week


St Kevin’s Kilnamanagh

Christmas Eve: Mass 6pm (family mass) and 9pm (vigil)

Christmas Day: 10am Mass

St Kilian’s Kingswood

Christmas Eve: 7pm (Vigil mass)

Christmas Day: Noon, mass


St Mark’s Parish (Belgard, Fettercairn, Springfield)

Christmas Eve

6pm Springfield (family mass)

7.10pm Fettercairn (carols)

7.30pm Fettercairn

(Mass of the Lord’s Nativity)

9pm Springfield

(Mass of the Lord’s Nativity)

Christmas Day

10am Springfield -10am Fettercairn

12.30pm Springfield

St Stephen’s Day until December 29: mass at 10am


St Thomas the Apostle Parish (Jobstown)

Christmas Eve: 4pm (family mass) and 8pm (Mass of the Lord’s Nativity)

Christmas Day: 11.30am mass

No masses during Christmas week

St Aidan’s Parish (Brookfield)

Christmas Eve: 5.30pm (family mass)

9pm Brookfield (Mass of the Lord’s Nativity)

Christmas Day: 10.30am

10.30am Brookfield


St Mary’s Priory, Tallaght Village

Christmas Eve

Mass at 8am, 9am (Irish), 10am, 11.15am and 12.30pm.

(Church will close from 6.30pm until 9.30pm)

10pm Vigil of Readings and carols

10.30pm Christmas mass

12am Midnight mass (Polish)

Christmas Day

Mass at 10am, 11.15am, 12.30pm and 4.30pm Polish

St Stephen’s Day

Mass at 10am, 11.15am (Polish) and 1pm

Dec 27 to Dec 29: Masses at 10 and 1pm (no evening mass)



Sacred Heart Parish, Sruleen

Christmas Eve 5pm, 8.30pm (Carol service at 8pm)

Christmas Day 11am

St Stephen’s Day 10am


Church of the Presentation of Our Lord in the Temple, Knockmitten

Christmas Eve 10am, 5pm (Children’s Mass) and 6.30pm vigil mass

Christmas Day 10am (with band and choir)


Church of Our Lady Queen of the Apostles, Clonburris

Christmas Eve 11am, 9pm

Christmas Day 11am


Church of the Immaculate Conception and St Killian, Clondalkin Village

Christmas Eve 7.30pm (with Clondalkin Youth Band),

Carols at 9.45pm followed by 10pm night mass.

Christmas Day 9am Aifreann na Nollag, 10.30am sung mass, gospel mass at 12 noon and evening prayer at 7pm.

St Stephen’s Day 10am

Immaculate Heart of Mary, Rowlagh

Christmas Eve 10am, 5pm and 9pm

Christmas Day 10am

St Stephen’s Day 11am


Church of the Transfiguration, Bawnogue

Christmas Eve 11am, 6pm and 10pm

Christmas Day 10.30am and 12 noon


St Peter The Apostles

Christmas Eve 7pm (vigil mass).

Christmas Day 11.30am

St Stephen’s Day 11am


St Ronan’s Deansrath

Christmas Eve 8pm

Christmas Day 11am



St Mary’s Lucan

Christmas Eve: Sunday 24th December

Vigil Mass Saturday 23rd 6.30 pm Sunday: 8.45 am, 9.45 am, 11.00 am, & 12.15 pm

6.00 pm: Children’s Vigil Mass with Blessing of the Crib.

8.00 pm: Vigil Mass

10.00 pm – Vigil Mass

There are NO Confessions or Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve

Masses on Christmas Day: Monday 25th December

8.45 am, 9.45 am, 11.00 am, & 12.15 pm

There is NO Evening Mass on Christmas Day

Tuesday 26th December: – Saturday 30th December

11.00 am Daily Mass in place of 10.00 am

Sunday 31st December Masses

6.30 pm Vigil (Saturday Evening 30th December)

Sunday Morning 8.45am, 9.45am, 11.00 am, 12.15 pm, No Evening Mass

Monday 1st January to Thursday 4th

11.00 am daily

Friday 5th January (First Friday and Vigil for Feast of the Epiphany)

11am Mass and 7.30 pm

Saturday 6th January: Epiphany- Holy day

11am, & 6.30pm Mass (Vigil Mass for Sunday)

Sunday 7th January Masses

Morning 8.45am, 9.45am, 11.00am, 12.15 pm, 7.00 pm

Please Note: Normal schedule 10 am Morning Mass will resume on Monday January 8th 2018


Lucan South Parish

Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24.

5pm Childrens Mass

8pm Vigil Mass

Christmas Day, Saturday, December 25.

10.30am, 12 noon.

St Stephens Day



Christmas Eve Village Green

Ecumenical Reading of the Nativity and Carols with members of Lucan Presbyterian Church,

Lucan Church of Ireland, Lucan Methodist and St. Mary’s Catholic church.

1.00 pm Come and join us in celebrating our common faith.


Church of Saint Patrick,

Esker/Dodsboro/Adamstown Parish


Friday, December 22, St Patrick’s Church at 7pm

A number of priests will be available for individual confessions.

Saturday, December 23 Mass at 10 a.m. and Vigil Mass 7 p.m.

Sunday, December 24th Mass 9 a.m., 10.30 a.m. and 12 noon

Christmas Eve: 5pm A nativity service- Away in a Manger

Christmas Eve: 6.30pm  Vigil  Mass

Christmas Eve: 9pm Concelebrated Mass

Christmas Day Masses: 9am, 10.30am (Mass for children) and 12 noon.

Tuesday, December 26, Mass 11am

Wednesday December 27- Saturday, January 30- Mass 10am

Saturday, December 30- Vigil Mass 7pm

Sunday, December 31- Mass 9am, 10.30am and 12 noon.


St Andrew’s Lucan and St Mary’s Leixlip (Church of Ireland)

December 17: Carols by Candlelight. 5.30pm St Andrew’s. 7.30 pm St Mary’s.

Saturday, December 23. 6pm, Holy Communion , St Andrews.

Christmas Eve, December 24, 9am and 10am Holy Communion, St Andrew’s

11.30am, Holy Communion, St Mary’s.

Ecumenical service on the green in Lucan, 1pm.

Christmas Holy Communion, 6pm St Andrew’s.

11.30pm, Midnight Eucharist, St Mary’s.

Christmas Day, 9am and 10am, Christmas Eucharist, St Andrew’s

11.30am Christmas Eucharist, St Mary’s.

St Stephen’s Day, December 26, 10am Holy Communion, St Mary’s.


Lucan Methodist Church

Sunday 24th December (Christmas Eve) no service

Christmas Day: 9.30 am

Sunday 31st December: 10 am


Lucan Presbyterian Church

Sunday 24th December at 10.30

Christmas Communion Service

Christmas Morning Celebration

Monday 25th December at 10.30



St Matthews Church

Saturday, Dec 23 – Vigil Mass 6.30pm.

Sunday, Dec 24 – Morning Mass 10.30pm.

Mass for young Families at

Vigil Mass for Christmas 9.00pm.

Christmas Day – Mass at 9.00am and 12.00 noon.

Tuesday, Dec 26th – Church closed all day.

Sunday, Dec 31, New Years Eve Mass 10.30am and 12.00 noon.

and a night Mass to welcome the New Year at


Most Holy Sacrament Church, Cherry Orchard

Christmas Eve – Mass at 7.00pm

Christmas Day – Mass at  11.00am

St Stephen’s Day – Mass at 11.00am  –  Communion Service


Our Lady of the Assumption

Christmas Eve  – Mass at  9.30am and Vigil Mass at 7pm

Christmas Day  – Mass at 9.30am and

St Stephen’s Day 10am