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Welcome to the Knocklyon Parish Website

The Parish was constituted on the 1st October 1974. The Roman Catholic Parish of Knocklyon is an active and vibrant Christian community.

Iona Pastrol Centre

The Iona Centre is the pastoral centre of the parish. The official opening ceremony took place in June 2000, presided over by Bishop Eamonn Walsh.

St. Colmcille Church

The Parish was constituted on the 1st October 1974. The Roman Catholic Parish of Knocklyon is an active and vibrant Christian community.



You are very welcome to our website


Our daily 10.00 AM mass from our church can be viewed here.


Returning to public celebration of Mass


Video Guide - Please click here


Dear Parishioners of Knocklyon, 


As the entire County Dublin will be placed on Level 3 of the Government’s COVID-19 Resilience and National Recovery Plan our church will have to remain closed  from this morning (19th September) for three weeks until Friday 9th of October, except for private prayer, weddings and funerals.  Attendance at wedding liturgies and funerals will be limited to 25.    The church will be open for private prayer every day from 8am to 7pm except for online private mass every morning from 9.45am- 10.30am.


The 10am mass every day will be available on the link on our Parish website as usual. So, we will encourage as many of you to continue to attend mass online.

The Parish office is open as normal and the contact details are available here. 


As you are aware – it was planned to take up the Annual Crosscare Collection at Masses this weekend. But as public worship is suspended, this will not be possible.

 The Crosscare envelopes are available at the of the Church.  

You can also donate to Crosscare on line at www.crosscare.ie

Please help support Crosscare working for those most in need in our communities at this time of crisis.


We pray for all who are sick in our Parish and we remember all who have died during the lockdown and the bereaved. Thank you for your understanding and for all your support at this difficult time.


St Vincent De Paul monthly collection, Please contact 0818176176


Please advise them you want to donate to St Colmcille's Parish Knocklyon. Thank you.



Parish Team

We are currently advertising for the post of Parish Sacristan. Please see our vacancies page for more details.




Upcoming Funerals at St. Colmcilles's Church

Funeral Mass of Mary Butler

Date & Time: Thursday 24th September 11am

Click to see this funeral mass


Latest News & Events

Knocklyon News
Monday 23rd March, 2020

Knocklyon News

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it will not be possible to print and distribute the paper edition of the Knocklyon News. However, the magazine is available under the News Menu on this site. Go to Knocklyon News

St. Colmcille’s Parish Office
Tuesday 10th July, 2018

St. Colmcille’s Parish Office

St. Colmcille’s Parish Office: Tel. 01 494 1204; Email: knocklyonparish@gmail.com Mon – Thursday: 9.30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Fri. 9.30 a.m. – 3 p.m.



More Information about Knocklyon

Knocklyon Parish Schools

You can find all the details about the schools in our parish and their full details here. St. Colmcille's JNS, St. Colmcille's JNS, St. Colmcille's Community School & Gealscoil Chnoc Liamhna

Iona Pastrol Centre

The Iona Centre is the pastoral centre of the parish. The main purpose of the Centre is to accommodate the meetings and workings of the numerous parish committee and groups, to facilitate appropriate courses/programmes to meet the needs in the area, and to rent out accommodation for external conferences and seminars.

About our Parish

Review the list of Knocklyon Parish and Community groups and notices which relate to each. Click on the group name below for more information. If you would like your community group, club or service to appear on our website please contact the Parish Office.

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