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A guide to Christmas Mass and Service times around the county

A commonly asked question this time of year is, “What time is the Christmas Mass/Service on?”

To avoid confusion we’ve decided to publish a list of mass and service times around the county.

If you have any times you would like to add to the list, feel free to contact us at news@laoistoday.ie

Christmas Mass Times

ABBEYLEIX PARISH

Abbeyleix
Christmas Eve – 7pm
Christmas Day – 11am

Ballyroan 
Christmas Eve – 9pm
Christmas Day – 9.30am

AGHABOE PARISH

Ballacolla
Christmas Eve – 7pm
Christmas Day – 9.30am

Clough
Christmas Eve – 9pm
Christmas Day – 11am

ARLES PARISH

Arles
Christmas Eve – 9pm
Christmas Day – 10am

Ballylinan
Christmas Eve – 6pm and 9pm
Christmas Day – 11.30am

Killeen
Christmas Eve – 9am
Christmas Day – 9am

BALLINAKILL PARISH

Ballinakill
Christmas Day- 11am

Knock/Spink
Christmas Eve – 9pm

BALLYADAMS PARISH

Ballyadams
Christmas Day – 11am

Luggacurren
Christmas Day – 9.30am

Wolfhill
Christmas Eve –
 9pm

BALLYFIN PARISH

Christmas Eve – 9pm
Christmas Day – 10am

BARROWHOUSE PARISH

Christmas Day – 9am

BORRIS-IN-OSSORY PARISH

St Canice’s
Christmas Eve – 8pm
Christmas Day – 11am

Kilasmeestia
Christmas Eve – 5.45pm
Christmas Day – 8.30am

Knockaroo
Christmas Day – 9.45am

CAMROSS PARISH

Camross
Christmas Eve –
 9pm
Christmas Day – 11am

Killanure
Christmas Eve –
 9pm
Christmas Day – 9am

CASTLETOWN PARISH

Castletown
Christmas Eve – 7pm
Christmas Day – 10.30am

Pike of Rushall
Christmas Day – 9.30am

CLONASLEE PARISH

Clonaslee
Christmas Eve – 8pm
Christmas Day – 10am

DURROW PARISH

Cullohill
Christmas Eve – 
10am and 8pm
Christmas Day – 
10am

Durrow
Christmas Eve –
Christmas Day –

EMO PARISH

Emo
Christmas Eve – 9.00pm
Christmas Day – 11am

Rath
Christmas Eve –
 7.30pm
Christmas Day – 9am

GRAIGUECULLEN PARISH

Graiguecullen
Christmas Eve – 6.30pm Children’s Mass and 8.30pm
Christmas Day – 9.00am and 11.30am

Killeshin
Christmas Eve – 7.00pm
Christmas Day – 10.15am

KYLE AND KNOCK

Knock
Christmas Eve – 7.30pm

Ballaghmore
Christmas Day – 9.30am

Roscrea
Christmas Eve – 8pm
Christmas Day – 8.30am, 10.30am and 12 noon.

MOUNTMELLICK PARISH

Mountmellick
Christmas Eve – Children’s Mass 6pm and 9pm
Christmas Day – 9am and 11am

Clonaghadoo 
Christmas Day – 10.30am

MOUNTRATH PARISH

St Fintan’s Mountrath

Christmas Eve – 9pm
Christmas Day – 11.30am

The Hollow
Christmas Day – 9am

MONASTEREVIN

Christmas Eve – Children’s Mass 6pm. Candle light Mass 9pm.
Christmas Day – 9am and 11.30am.

PORTARLINGTON PARISH

Portarlington
Christmas Eve –
 Children’s Mass at 6pm. Vigil at 9pm with choir service at 8pm.
Christmas Day – 9am and 12.15pm

Killenard
Christmas Eve –
 7.30pm
Christmas Day – 10.30am

PORTLAOISE PARISH

Portlaoise
Christmas Eve –
 Childrens’ Masses at 4pm and 6.30pm.
Midnight Mass at 9pm in Parish Church
Mass in Scoil Bhride Knockmay – 7pm
Christmas Day – 8.30am, 10am, 11.15am and 12.30pm.

Ratheniska
Christmas Eve –
 10am
Christmas Day – 10am

The Heath
Christmas Eve –
 9.30am
Christmas Day – 9.30am

RAHEEN PARISH

Raheen 
Christmas Eve – 8pm
Christmas Day – 11am

Shanahoe 
Christmas Eve – 6pm
Christmas Day – 9.30am

RATHDOWNEY PARISH

Rathdowney
Christmas Eve – Children’s Mass at 6pm
Christmas Day – 11am

Errill 
Christmas Eve – 8.30pm
Christmas Day – 10am

Rosenallis
Christmas Eve – 8pm
Christmas Day – 9am and 11am

STRADBALLY PARISH

Stradbally
Christmas Eve –  7.30pm
Christmas Day – 8am and 11.30am

Timahoe
Christmas Eve – 9pm
Christmas Day – 10.30am 

Vicarstown
Christmas Eve – 9pm
Christmas Day – 9.30am

Christmas Service Times

ABBEYLEIX

Abbeyleix
Christmas Eve – 11.30pm

Ballyroan
Christmas Eve – 8pm

Durrow
Christmas Day – 10.30am

Killermogh
Christmas Day – 9am

Aughmacart
Christmas Day – 12 noon

Annatrim
Christmas Day – 10am

BORRIS-IN-OSSORY

Borris-in-Ossory
Christmas Eve – 8.30pm

Mountrath
Christmas Day – 11.30am

Seir Kieran
Christmas Eve – 7pm

MOUNTMELLICK

Mountmellick
Christmas Day – 9.30am

Rosenallis
Christmas Eve – 11.30pm

Coolbanagher, Emo
Christmas Day – 11am

PORTARLINGTON

Portarlington
Christmas Eve – 11.30pm
Christmas Day – 11.00am

Rathadaire
Christmas Eve – 11.30pm

PORTLAOISE

Portlaoise
Christmas Eve – 10.45am
Christmas Day – 10.45am

Ballyfin
Christmas Day – 12 noon

The Rock
Christmas Day – 9.30am

RATHDOWNEY

Aghaboe
Christmas Eve – 8.30pm

Rathsaran
Christmas Eve – 7pm

Rathdowney
Christmas Day – 11am

Donaghmore
Christmas Day – 10am

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Siún Lennon joined LaoisToday in a full-time capacity after studying Journalism and New Media in the University of Limerick. She hails from Rosenallis and her interests vary from news, sports and politics.