Death of Lena McTigue R.I.P. It is with sadness we share the news of the death of Lena McTigue, Cornanaff. We extend sympathy to all who mourn her passing. A private funeral for Lena will be held at 12 pm on Wednesday, June 3rd and can Continue Reading Newsletter May 31
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Clap for Carers and Essential Services Providers Thursdays at 8 pm has become a time each week when we, together, thank all carers for the wonderful work they continue to do during these very challenging times. We also thank all front line staff and those who provide Continue Reading Newsletter May 24
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Death of Martin Sweeney R.I.P. It is with regret that we share the news of the death of Martin Sweeney R.I.P. His remains will arrive to Straide Church on Thursday at 6 pm, with his funeral Mass on Friday at 12 noon. Both occasions are Continue Reading First Live Streamed Mass The last public Mass to be celebrated in Straide Church was on Friday, March 20th. Today, two months later, we celebrate Mass to the public again - albeit in their homes. Mass this morning is at 10.00 am. Listings for Continue Reading Newsletter May 17
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Corona Virus Update With a view to assisting with lessening the spread of the Corona Virus, the diocese of Achonry (along with all others) has issued a directive to all Churches to cease the celebration of public Masses - with immediate effect. ALL PUBLIC Continue Reading

Straide Parish Website

Straide is an historic and picturesque village situated in the heart of County Mayo, located between Foxford and Castlebar in the diocese of Achonry. The Cathedral town of the Diocese is Ballaghadeereen on the Mayo / Roscommon border. Straide is the birthplace of one of Ireland’s famous sons,  namely Michael Davitt, founder of the Land league in 1879.

Live Streaming

For the duration of the Corona Virus pandemic, necessitating the closure of Churches for public worship, Masses will be live-streamed from Straide Church at the times scheduled on the weekly newsletter. Please join us from your home as we pray for one another and for the scheduled intentions.

Church Conservation Project

We urgently need funds to complete our Church Conservation Project. The project aims to restore the Church to its original condition, as when completed in 1916. This work is currently mid-way through completion.

We are now asking Friends of Straide Parish throughout the world to help with this project by donating to our Conservation Fund.

Church Restoration Fund

€255,390 of €310,000 raised
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