Parish Information

Parish History

Constituted in 1912 as a parish.  In 1618 Glasnevin became part of the Parish of Clontarf.  In 1879 the parish of Clontarf was divided by Archbishop McCabe.  Glasnevin and Ballymun became part of Fairview Parish.  In 1881, the wooden church was built at Glasnevin as a chapel of ease to Fairview.  In 1912 the parish of Glasnevin was created.

Parish Notes

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday – 10:30am – 12:30 pm



Parish Address
Our Lady of Dolours, Botanic Avenue, Glasnevin, Dublin 9.

Parish Phone
01 837 9445

Email Address


Moderator of the Grouping of Ballygall, Ballymun Road, Drumcondra, Glasnevin and Iona Road:
Very Rev Kevin Bartley

Co-Parish Priest: Very Rev Paul Coyle
159 Botanic Road, Glasnevin, Dublin 9
Tel. 01 5156765 / Email:

Very Rev Kieran Dunne

Churches & Mass Times

Our Lady of Dolours, Glasnevin

Church Information

Our Lady of Dolours, Botanic Avenue, Glasnevin, Dublin 9.

Mass Times are subject to changes please confirm with parish office/website directly.

Church Accessibility
Wheelchair Access WC   Loop Sound

Mass Times

Monday: 10:00am
Tuesday: 10.00am
Wednesday: 10:00am
Thursday: Liturgy of the Word led by Morning Prayer Group at 10.00am
Friday: 10:00am
Saturday: 10.00am | 6:30pm Vigil
Sunday: 9:30am (Irish)|11:00am|6:30pm
Holy Days: contact parish office