Dear Parishioners,

During these difficult times as we make sacrifices to stem the spread of Covid-19 we write this message to you to let you know of the arrangements we have put in place to keep in contact with one another.

Mass will be live streamed from Blackpool at 9:30 during weekdays Monday to Friday and at 10:00am on Sundays. It can be accessed through this webpage.

Daily Mass is also broadcast from many churches around the diocese. This link will lead you to a list of  these webcams for people without internet access RTE will air Mass every weekday at 10:30 am from St Eunan’s and Columba’s Cathedral, Letterkenny on RTE news now. The broadcasts will continue until at least 29th March.

We will  use this webpage to update our parishioners on any news from the parish.  We have a Facebook page named – Parish of Blackpool, Ballyvolane, The Glen which has daily postings.

The priests of the parish continue to be  available to you. If you need to contact the priest on duty, he can be contacted on this number 0872381187.

If you need to contact the parish office in Blackpool you please call this number  0214300518 between 9:00am and 11:00am on Monday to Friday and on Sunday between 10:00am and 11:30 am

If you would like to remember the anniversary of a loved one please email with the details.

If you want to read our newsletter  click on

The Diocese of Cork and Ross has a very comprehensive website which shares a lot of information from around the diocese and can be reached at

Following government guidelines  church buildings will be closed until Easter Sunday.

May God Bless and Protect you always,

Fr John and Fr Damian