News & Events

News & Events

Holy Rosary Church Ashford - 100 years

“Holy Rosary Church Ashford – 100 years” available now

Holy Rosary Church Ashford - 100 years: Book now available
This book celebrates the centenary of the Church of the Most Holy Rosary, the parish church of Ashford, Co. Wicklow. It also records the richness and diversity of the day to day life of the people of Ashford. The fine collection of photos, records of events, snippets of local history and stories of village life which
it contains will provide an entertaining reminder of everyday life in a small, rural parish in Ireland.

Now available at:

Parish Office, Ashford & Ashford Post Office & Martsworth in Ashford, Bridge Street Books & the Parish Office in Wicklow.

Price €10.

Upcoming Events

St. Joseph’s Church, Glenealy

St. Joseph’s Church, Glenealy will celebrate 150th anniversary this year.

Programme of 150th Anniversary Events

Blessing of the Graves

Glenealy – Saturday, 20st July 2019 at 3.00pm

Ashford (Kiloughter) – Tuesday, 23th July 2019 at 7.30pm

First Holy Communion

Celebrated at Parish Sunday Masses in March, April and May 2019.


(Note: These dates may change)

Ashford – Thursday, 30 May 2019.

Glenealy – Friday, 31 May 2019

General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)

A new European Data Protection law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is being introduced on 25th May 2018. This new law applies to any organisation, including our parish, that manages and processes peoples personal information. We are now working on ways of ensuring that what we with your information is complaint with this new law. It is a work in progress and over the next few months we will keep you informed through the parish website and newsletter as policies are put in place. If you have any questions about this please do not hesitate to con tact the parish office.




The Archdiocese has just launched an online survey, as part of the work of the Sacraments Review Group set up by the Archbishop. The brief of the Review Group is to consult widely and deeply and to make recommendations on we prepare for and celebrate the Sacraments of Baptism, Reconciliation, First Communion and Confirmation in the future. The hope is that as many as possible will reply to the questions and make their views part of the process.


The survey is open to all. It can be accessed on the Diocesan Website, homepage, under ‘Latest News’, where there are also a video message and a letter from Archbishop Diarmuid Martin. The survey can also be accessed via the Diocesan Facebook and Twitter. The survey is open until 25th February.