Parish Information

Parish History

Grouped with the Parish of Castletown, Aughrim, Avoca and Johnstown.

Originally part of Glendalough Diocese.  Glendalough and Dublin amalgamated in 1216.  1279: First recorded Arklow parish church dedicated to St. Mary.  Church built at Old Chapel ground in 1798.  Churches erected in 1803 in Arklow and Johnstown.  1861 Arklow church dedicated by Cardinal Cullen, Archbishop of Dublin.

Parish Notes

Office Hours:
Monday to Thursday 9:00 am – 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am – 4.30pm

Parish Address
Árus Lorcáin, Castle Park, Arklow

Parish Phone
0402 31716

Email Address


Moderator: V. Rev. Pádraig Canon O’Cochláin.
Address: Parochial House, Parade Ground, Arklow, Co. Wicklow, Y14 P300
Tel: 0402 32294 / Email:

Co. Parish Priests:

Fr. David Brough Co. P.P.
2 St. Mary’s Terrace, Arklow, Co. Wicklow, Y14 PD35.
Tel: 0402 32196 / Email:

Very Rev. John Canon Piert - (Retired).
Johnstown, Arklow, Co. Wicklow.
Tel: 0402 31112.

Churches & Mass Times

SS Mary and Peter, Arklow

Church Information

First Friday Masses at 8:00am and 10:00am

Church Accessibility
Wheelchair Access WC   Loop Sound

Mass Times

Monday: 8:00am|10:00am
Tuesday: 8:00am|10:00am
Wednesday: 8:00am|10:00am
Thursday: 8:00am|10:00am
Friday: 8:00am|10:00am
Saturday: 10:00am|6:30pm (Family Mass)
Sunday: 8:30am|11:30am|7:00pm
Holy Days: 8:30am|11:30am|7:00pm

Chapel of Ease: St David’s Johnstown (Arklow)

Mass Times

Monday: As announced
Tuesday: As announced
Wednesday: As announced
Thursday: As announced
Friday: As announced
Sunday: 10:00am
Holy Days: 10:00am