• Owning Retirement Homes. Formerly Sue Ryder Homes


  • Fields of Rape Seed

    A sea of yellow rapeseed. Rich growth of April May



  • Lacy Carpenter
    Performing with American Singers in Piltown Church

  • Waterford's new Bridge
    The new bridge is the most modern landmark to be seen from around Templeorum village and surrounds .

  • Temleorum and Corbally Hill
    Corbally Hill overlooks Templeorum and the Suir Valley.

  • Fiddown Wooden Bridge
    Fiddown Bridge was constructed in 1853 by Waterford and Limerick Railway Company. The bridge was taken over by Great Southern and Western Railway in 1901. It was the last toll bridge in Ireland, until the modern toll roads were introduced.
  • Tybroughney Stones
    Tybroughney Stones in the Garaveyard in Tybroughney.Maintained by interested people of Tybroughney.

  • Forgiveness Stone Eucharistic Congress
    The Forgiveness Stone where people had an opportunity to beg forgiveness for the sins of the past and in particular for forgiveness where children were harmed.
  • Sunset over the Suir
    Sunset over the Suir from "Fiddown Bridge".
  • Fiddown Bridge
    Replacement bridge at Fiddown.Gateway to Waterford


Welcome To Templeorum Parish Co. Kilkenny

Priests Summer Collection is now due.
Please support the Priests of the Parish.

Anniversaries at this time:
We remember Nathan Lower, Jimmy McNamara and Catherine O’Donnell (Kilonerry) whose anniversaries occur around this time.

Anniversary Masses:
Templeorum Church
Sunday, 10 June: Francis Corcoran (9am)
Monday, 11 June: Tom Power (7:30pm)

Owning Church:
Sunday, 10 June: Patrick Wall
Sunday, 17 June: Celine & David Kennedy
Sunday, 24 June: Michael & Ann Duggan and their daughter Kathleen-Ann

Piltown Church:
Saturday, 9 June at 6:30pm -Months Mind Mass for Mary (Minnie) Power, Hillcrest
Sunday 10th June: Kevin Walsh Fiddown

Cemetery Masses

  • Owning (St. Mary’s Cemetery) – 15th June
  • Kilkieran – 22nd June

Church Cleaning Rota – W/C 11th June: Ann Galvin, Ann Shum, Mauney Doyle

Visit of the Holy Family Icon to the Diocese
The Holy Family Icon has been journeying through the Dioceses of Ireland for the last number of months in preparation for the World Meeting of Families which takes place in Dublin in August 21st - 26th .  The Icon will be present in the Diocese of Ossory from June 11th to 16th and arrives in Sacred Heart Church Ferrybank at 12 noon on Wednesday June 13th. A Prayer Service for the parishes in the Deanery will take place on Wednesday June 13th at 7.30pm in Ferrybank Parish Church to which the people of Templeorum Parish are invited and welcome.  

PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK
Anyone interested in travelling this year, please contact Tessie on 087-6167165 / 643296 or Sally on 643232. The possible date for the trip is Sunday July 29th but will be dependant on numbers. Please ring ASAP to confirm interest.

The Owning Development Committee would like to thank everyone who supported them in their fundraising walk recently. All support on the day and donations to the fund were greatly appreciated.

St. Kieran’s College All Past Pupils Reunion Gala Gala Banquet, Friday 29th June at the Ormonde Hotel commencing at 7pm.  Tickets €40.
Golf Challenge, Saturday 30th June at Kilkenny Golf Club.  Entry Fee €50.00. 
Bookings www.stkierandcollege.ie or 056 7721086.

Street Feast takes place this Sunday from 2 – 5 pm at Main Street, Piltown in the field beside Falvey’s Garage.  A National Day of Street Parties and Community Celebrations.  Share a lovely lunch outdoors with neighbours and friends, bring your picnic with a little something to share.  Don’t forget your picnic blanket or deck chair, but there will be some seating and picnic benches.  There will be BBQ  food, face painting and lots of family fun.  A lovely opportunity to have a chat with neighbours and show off the delights of your picnic basket.

Piltown National School Silver Circle Weekly Draw – Week 7 Winners:
€125: Katie Power, Tobernabrone (Seller: K. McNamara)
€75: Ann Morahan (Seller: A & M Morahan)
€50: Jane Kelly, Piltown (Seller: J&S Kelly)
€25: Evelyn Cleary, Carrigeen (Seller: L&J O’Brien)

Social Dancing in Piltown GAA Complex:  Sunday, 10 June: Brian McDermott

Piltown Toddler Group meets on every Tuesday morning in Piltown Community Centre from 10:30am to 12 noon.  Come in for a chat and a cup of tea.  €2 per family, All are welcome.

Parish Heart Screening Offer:
Pulsewave Ireland Heart & Artery screening in Kilkenny next week.  The Bpro certified to measure CASP to 99.17% in comparison to an angiogram and as seen on TV.  As Heart Disease is still the biggest killer in Ireland we try to make it affordable for everyone to be screened.  Normal cost of screening is €50 per person , Parish offer €30 per person for that we check your Blood Pressure, Heart Rythm, Casp of heart, arterial flexability and Blood flow.  We can access the risk of heart attack or stroke with a simple non invasive test.
Venues as follows: Wednesday 13th June The Talbot Hotel Carlow & Thursday 14th June Hotel Kilkenny
Appointments available from 11am to 8pm daily, Call 087-7151623 to make an appointment.  The Screening is medically approved and each person will receive a detailed printout which they may discuss with their own GP.