WESTPORT (AUGHAVAL)

Westport (Aughaval)
& Clare Island

Churches:
St. Mary’s, Westport.
St. Mary’s, Drummin.
St. Patrick’s, Lecanvey.
St. Patrick’s Oratory, Croagh Patrick.

Priests:
Very Rev. Charlie McDonnell, Adm, VF, St. Mary’s Presbytery, Westport, Co. Mayo.
Tel. 098–28871; Fax 098–26900; frchaz@gmail.com
Rev. Patrick Burke, CC. ditto.
Parish Email stmaryschurchwestport@eircom.net
Very Rev. Patrick Gill, AP, Lecanvey, Westport, Co. Mayo. 098–64808 / 28871
Website: www.westportparish.ie

Parish Personnel:
Secretaries: Margaret Joyce and Catherine McNamara
Sacristans: Pat Cobbe (Westport); Pádraig Gannon
(Drummin); John Cummins (Lecanvey and Croagh Patrick). 098–28871.

Accounts manager: Catherine McNamara

Weekend Masses:
St. Mary’s, Westport: Sat 6.30pm. Sun, 10.00am, 12.00noon.
St. Mary’s, Drummin: Sun, 9.30am.
St. Patrick’s, Lecanvey: Sat 7.30 p.m. Sun, 11.30 a.m.

Holydays: As for weekends.

Croagh Patrick:
Annual Reek Sunday pilgrimage last Sunday of July.
Masses at the summit every half hour from 8.00 am to 2.00pm.
Confessions on the summit continuously from 7.30am–2.30pm.
Garland Friday (Friday before Reek Sunday). Mass on the summit 10.00am and in Murrisk car park at 8.00pm.
Feast of the Assumption (15 Aug) Mass on summit 12.00 noon.

Religious:
Mercy Sisters: Michael Davitt Park, Westport, 098 – 27137;
Fernhill, Knockranny, 098 – 24295.

Post-Primary Schools:
Sacred Heart School, Castlebar Road, Westport. Mary Ryan. Tel. and Fax 098 – 26268. Email shswport@iol.ie 45 Teachers, 611 pupils. Pastoral Care: Margaret Hession.
Rice College, Castlebar Road, Westport. Patricia Niland, Principal. 098 – 25698. 30 Teachers, 350 pupils. Pastoral Care: Sinéad McManus.
Carrowbeg College, Newport Road, Westport. Mary ’Connor. 098 25241, Fax 098 27468. Email carrowbegcollege@eircom.net Website: www.carrowbegcollege.com Pastoral Care: Michelle McCarney and Mary Gibbons. 9 Teachers, 42 Pupils.

Primary Schools:
St. Joseph’s, Brackloon, Westport, 098 – 21902. Email: brackloon1@eircom.net Brendan Tunney, Éibhlín Geraghty, Kathy Quinn, Marie-Clare Gill, Ann Mc Ging,
Sheena Broderick, SNA Caitríona O’Donnell, Secretary Patricia Heraty. 98 pupils.
Drummin, Westport, Tel. 098–21446. Email: drumminnationalschool@eircom.net Tereasa McGuire. 17 pupils.
Scoil Phádraig, Altamont Street, Westport, Tel. 098 – 26027, Fax 27702.
Email: stpns1@eircom.net. Stiofán Ó Móráin, Rosarie Tiernan, James Horkan, Colette Fleming, Sean Mulchrone, Elaine Maxwell, Róisín Gormley, Padraic Sammon, Gina Duffy, Ms. Margo Randle, Cathriona Lyons, Daphne McGrath, Anne McGonagle, Sharon Brady, Mrs Mary O Malley, Brigid Gilboy, Sharon McGreal,
Mary Malone; SNA’s: Margaret Moran, Geraldine McNally, Fiona Reynolds.
Secretaries – Mary Kearns, Olivia Dyar. 314 pupils.
St. Colmcille’s, The Quay, Westport, Tel. / Fax 098 – 26062.
Email: quayschoo1@eircom.net Website: www.quayschool.ie John Meaney,
Principal. Caitriona Kelly (Dep Principal), Vanessa Rose, Ann Lally,Bernie Barrett, Ursula Cunningham, Annin Muldowney, Dympna Quinn, Stephanie Hope, Katrina Chambers, Susan Murray, Breda McGinn, Kathryn Cawley.
13 Teachers, 242 Pupils.
Gaelscoil na Cruaiche, Bóthar an Loistín, Cathair na Mart, Teil. 098–28121. Máiréad Ní Ruáin, Príomh Oide. Julie Ní Longáin, Marie Nic Aodha, Caroline Nic Dhonncha, Gráinne Ní Bhéarra, Petra Ní Ghallchobhair, Máire Ní Fhaoláin, Colm Ó Conghaile, Louise Nic Dhonnacha; Múinteoir Tacaíocht Foghlama- Róisín Uí Mhóráin; Múinteoir Acmhainne- Nicola Nic Graith; Runaí-Máire Uí Mhóráin; French Teacher- Triona Eade. Suíomh idirlín: www.gaelscoilnacruaiche.com — Ríomhphost: cruciche.ias@eircom.net. 193 Daltaí .
St. Augustine’s, Murrisk, Westport, Tel. 098–64878. murriskns@gmail.com.
Anne O’Reilly, Olivia Carroll, Laverne Heneghan. 37 Pupils. 3 Teachers.
St. Patrick’s, Lecanvey, Westport, Tel. 098–64957. Email lecanveyns.ias@eircom.net Marita Murtagh, Anne Navin. 25 Pupils.

Home for the Elderly:
MacBride Community Nursing Unit, Newport Road, Westport. Director of Nursing – Ms Rita O’Boyle, 098–25592.

Organisations:
Church:
St. Mary’s Choir: Gabriel Kelly; St. Mary’s Folk Group: Barbara Rabbett; Lecanvey Senior Choir: Merci O’Malley; Lecanvey Youth Choir: David O’Brien; Drummin Choir: Maeve Hastings; Parish Pastoral Council; Fr. Francis Mitchell; Finance Committee: Margie Coghlan; Building Committee: Anne Dennehy; Good News Club: Mary Mitchell; Do This In Memory: Anne Marie Campion; Challenge: Mary McDermott; St. Joseph’s Young Priests’ Society:
Joe Moran; PTAA: Mary McKeown; Legion of Mary: Irene Hastings; Legion of Mary (men): John Moran; Eucharistic Adoration: Mary Murphy and Carmel Dolan; National Grandparents Pilgrimage:Catherine Wiley info@NationalGrandparentsPilgrimage.com
AA – Parish Centre, James Street: Meetings Mon-Sat 11.00am. Sun. 5.00pm.
Social Services Centre: Mon and Thurs. 9.00pm.
All of the above may be contacted through The Presbytery 098 – 28871.
Community:
St. Vincent de Paul: Tom Navin; Social Services Centre: 098 – 25669; Youth
Activities: Martin Keane 098 – 27001; Bereavement Support Group: Maureen
Cusack, Margaret Hession; Widows/Widowers: Jack Braden; Order of Malta: Eamon Berry; Mayo Mountain Rescue: Shane McGuire; Westport Family
Resource Centre 098 – 24419 or email westportfrc@eircom.net. Murrisk
Development Association: Johnny Groden; Lecanvey Community Centre:
Fr. Patrick Gill.

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