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Parish Governance


St Colmcille’s parish is part of the Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin.  The parish is a registered charity Registered Charity Number: 20016166, Parishes Revenue Number CHY7424. 


The Archdiocese of Dublin may be contacted at Archdiocese of Dublin, Lover Drumcondra Road, Dublin 9. Tel: 01 808 7500. Email:


Our Parish Priest in Fr Cyril Ma Ming SVD. Our curate is Fr Adrian Boysala SVD. Our deacon is Michael Giblin. The clergy may be contacted via the parish office located in the Iona Centre, Idrone Avenue, Dublin 16. Tel: 494 1204 Email:


The Parish is under the patronage of the Divine Word Missionaries. The Provincial for the Divine Word Missionaries is Fr Timothy Lehane SVD who may be contacted at Divine Word Missionaries, 1 Pembroke Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, DO4 Y897. Tel: (01) 668 09 04. Email:


The Parish Priest is supported by the Parish Pastoral Council. The PPC can be contacted via the parish office or by email at The members of the PPC for 2024  are:

  • Aindrias Ó Caoimh, Chair
  • Kay Kerr, Vice Chair
  • Lisa Quinn O’Flaherty, Secretary         
  • Fr Cyril Ma Ming, Parish Priest                           
  • Fr Adrian Boysala, Curate       
  • Michael Giblin , Deacon
  • Michael O’Brien                         
  • Ruth Kelly                                    
  • Ronan Shortall             
  • Declan Fitzpatrick                      
  • Jim Murray      
  • Vincent Kenny          

Parish Mission Statement


The Roman Catholic parish of Knocklyon is an active and vibrant Christian community, and is affiliated to the Archdiocese 0f Dublin, within the South Dublin Deanery.


Our mission is to provide a means of making present the Kingdom of God in Knocklyon. We seek to do this with clergy and lay people taking responsibility to work together in promoting and supporting an environment for hearing God’s word, for growth in the Christian life, for dialogue, proclamation, charitable outreach, worship, and celebration.


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