Welcome to St.Mary's Parish Athlone

St. Mary's Parish is the parish on the east side of the river Shannon in the town of Athlone, Co. Westmeath. We are in the diocese of Ardagh & Clonmacnois: we have two churches - St. Mary’s in the centre of the town and Our Lady, Queen of Peace on the outskirts in Coosan. Both our churches remain open each day for personal prayer during these difficult times. Please browse our new, updated website and the services available here, which we will be expanding over the coming months. May the prayers of Mary, our Mother and Queen of Peace, help all of you and your loved ones at this time.
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St. Mary’s Church

Masses in St. Mary’s Church are
Monday to Friday: 9:30am and 1:05pm,
Saturday: 9:30am
Sunday: 10:00am, 12:00pm and 6:00pm

Our Lady Queen of Peace Church

Masses in Our Lady, Queen of Peace are
Monday to Friday: 7:00pm
Saturday Vigil: 7:00pm
Sunday: 10:30am and 12:00pm

This Week’s Anniversary Masses

Anniversaries from Monday 23rd May to Sunday 29th May

St. Mary’s Church

Mon 9.30 am Private Intention
Mon 1.05 pm Brendan Flanagan  (Month’s Memory)
Tues 9.30 am ———————
Tues 1.05 pm Private Intention
Wed 9.30 am Bridget, William & Peter Earley, Roseanne Gaffney and Evelyn, Joseph, Cecil & Kitty Wheatley
Wed 1.05 pm ———————
Thurs 9.30 am Pat & Daisy Rafferty
Thurs 1.05 pm Private Intention
Fri 9.30 am Dan & Frances Hogan
Fri 1.05 pm ———————
Sat 9.30 am Shared Mass:
1. John Greene
2. John Curley
3. Paul Mahon
Sun 10.00 am Mary & Jaki Barr  (First Anniversaries), David Barr, Mary Corr and Mark O’Connor
Sun 12.00 pm Catherine (Kitty) Nicholson  (Month’s Memory)
Sun 6.00 pm James Kilroy  (First Anniversary) 







Our Lady, Queen of Peace

Mon 7.00 pm Mass for the People of the Parish
Tues 7.00 pm Andy Lynam
Wed 7.00 pm Peter & Frances Moore and Dec’d members of the Moore Family
Thurs 7.00 pm John Sweeney
Fri 7.00 pm Shared Mass:
1. Kathleen O’Neill  (First Anniversary)
2. Julie & Jimmy Roper, Liam, Tony & Francis Roper, Jimmy Jnr and Nancy & Kevin Fogarty
3. John Cunnane & Patrick Slattery                                               (First Anniversary)
4. Kay O’Connell
5. Patrick Reid
6. Mary Ledwith
7. Paul Browne
Sat 7.00 pm Reserved for Month’s Memory 
Sun 10.30 am Michael Scanlon
Sun 12.00 pm Shared Mass:
1. Matt Vaughan
2. Sheila McCallon
3. Patsy Mullin  (First Anniversary) 









Sacraments – St. Mary’s Parish

Schools in

St. Mary’s Parish

St. Mary’s  Primary School

Grace Park Road, Athlone,

Co Westmeath, N37 PX01

090 64 72321


Cornamaddy National School

Cornamaddy, Athlone,

Co Westmeath, N37 TR23

090 64 78360


Coosan National School

Castlequarter, Coosan, Athlone,

Co Westmeath, N37 TD88

 090 64 78356


Clonbonny National School

Clonbonny, Athlone,

Co Westmeath, N37 EA21

090 64 74656


Scoil Na Gceithre Maistri

Lissywollen, Athlone,

Co Westmeath N37 RP03

090 64 65794


Saint Anthony’s  School

Northgate Street, Athlone,

Co Westmeath, N37 N1W3

090 64 73869


St. Hilda’s Special School

Grace Park Road, Athlone,

Co Westmeath, N37 YR62

090 64 75825


Our Lady’s Bower

Retreat Road, Athlone,

Co Westmeath, N37 TR58

090 64 74777

Marist College

Retreat Road, Athlone,

Co Westmeath, N37 RX31

090 64 74491


Athlone Community College

 Retreat Road, Athlone,

Co Westmeath, N37 TR58

090 64 72625 


Athlone Institute of Technology

Dublin Road, Athlone,

Co Westmeath, N37 HD68

090 64 68000


Our Churches

There are two Churches in our Parish:

St. Mary’s Church

N37 XP66

Our Lady Queen of Peace Church

N37 XY95

Parish Office

Opening Hours:

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10.00am – 1.00pm
Wednesday to Friday: 10.00am – 1.00pm, 2.00pm – 5.00pm
For all pastoral emergencies please contact us 24/7 on the parish phone

090 64 72088


Our Parish Team

Fr. Pat Murphy

Fr. Padraig Kelliher

Fr. John Eze