This is a list of all parish and community groups and notices which relate to each. Click on the group name below for more information.

Castlebar PTAA (Pioneers)

A group, dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, who abstain from alcohol as a reparation for the sins of those who drink to excess.

Joe Redmond

Tel. 094 9021825

more about this group

Children’s Liturgy

Plan and organise the Children’s Liturgy which takes place during 10.30am Sunday Mass.

Mary Tighe

Tel 094 9025760

more about this group

Church Music/Choirs

Tel. 086 6038483

more about this group

Faith & Light

Faith and Light is an International Christian community movement bringing together people with a learning disability, their families, carers and friends.

It recognises that everyone has gifts to offer – the ability to welcome others with love and affection and a gift of Celebration.

The communities meet regularly to pray, to share and to celebrate together. Friendships are formed and

more about this group

Junior Legion of Mary

Childrens group who honour Mary, Mother of God, by praying the rosary and doing works of charity.

Paula Kelly

Tel. 094 9022750


more about this group

Legion of Mary

Adult group who offer devotion to Mary, the Mother of God, through the rosary, prayer and works of charity to those in need.

Nora Kilcourse

Tel. 094 9021436


more about this group

Liturgy Group

Plan and oversee the celebration of liturgies in the parish.

Mary Connell

Tel. 086 6038483

more about this group

Parish Pastoral Council

Chairperson: Jimmy Nolan

Communications Officer: Colin Kneafsey    email:

All people living in the parish community, simply by virtue of their baptism, are fully and equally part of the local church.

The purpose of the parish Pastoral Council is to look after the spiritual and pastoral needs of the people of the parish. It consists of a representative group

more about this group

Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Local branch of a national body who provide practical support to those in need. Dedicated to fighting poverty and promoting social justice.

Pavilion Rd, Castlebar

Tel. 094 9023207


more about this group

St Gerald’s Parish Centre

Available for meetings and functions of various charitable groups.

Tel. 094 9025474

more about this group

St. Joseph’s Young Priests’ Society

Adult prayer group devoted to the promotion of vocations to Priesthood and material support of those studying for Priesthood.

Tel. 094 9025158

more about this group

The Family Centre

All of the work of the Family Centre concerns itself with encouraging & supporting good relationships between individuals and within families.

The services provided through the Centre, or with our support, include;

Counselling, Family Life After Separation Project, Mayo Suicide Liasion Project, Hope Project, Family Mediation, Rainbows, Bereavement Support, Faith development & formation, Educational Programmes, Parenting support, Legal advice, HSE

more about this group

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

Meeting in Parish Centre, Chapel St., Castlebar.

Visit for details


more about this group

Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland

Providing support to those dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and to their families.

Tel. 094 9027761

more about this group


Aware provides support & information for people who experience depression, anxiety or mood disorder and their concerned loved ones.

Tel. 094 9021333 or

Lo-call 1890 303 302


more about this group

Ballyheane Community Council

Anne Bourke

Tel. 094 9030913


more about this group

Castlebar Citizens Information Centre

Provides citizens with information on their rights and entitlements.

Cavendish House, Link Road, Castlebar

Tel. 094 9025544


more about this group

Centre for Independent Living

Supporting those with disabilities to live independent lives

Tel. 094 9034980

more about this group

Mayo Cancer Support

Supporting individuals and families during times of illness and after.

Rock Rose House,

32 St. Patrick’s Ave


Tel. 094 9038407


more about this group

Mayo Rape Crisis Centre

Mayo Rape Crisis Centre offers help and support to anyone who has experienced any form of sexual violence. Freephone 1800 234 900

Newtown, Castlebar

Tel. 094 9025657


more about this group

Mayo Women’s Refuge

Supporting women and children to live free from domestic violence.

Breaffy Road, Castlebar

Tel. 094 9025409


more about this group

Order of Malta Ambulance Corps – Castlebar Unit

Services provided:

Ambulance / First Aid cover at events

Patient Transport Service – Stretcher and wheelchair accessible Ambuvehicle available

Cadets (youth section)

First Aid Training


Mobile: (087) 707 4514




more about this group

Social Services Centre

Provides meals and support to the elderly in Castlebar.

Castle Street Car Park, Castlebar

Tel. 094 9021378.



more about this group