Saint Michael's Catholic Church, Gorey

including St. Kevin's Church, Tara Hill

picture of Michael the Archangel

Child Protection

Parish Safeguarding Representatives
Michelle Doyle: 086 336 4590
Declan O'Rourke: 086 174 4378
Brendan Travers: 087 920 6185


  • V. Rev. William Howell, PP. Parish Priest
  • Rev. Billy Flynn, CC
  • Rev. Matt Boggan, CC


  • Mr. John Woodbyrne. Sacristan
  • Mrs. Catherine Murphy. Assistant Sacristan
  • Ms. Mary Hogan. Secretary

phone icon Priest on call for emergencies:
Mobile phone: 087 237 8773.

Parish Phone Numbers

Parish office: 053 942 1117
Parish priest: 053 942 1112
Curates: 053 942 1117
Fax: 053 942 1112

Office Hours

Monday to Friday
from 9.30am to 1.00pm and
from 2.00pm until 5.00pm

Who is Saint Michael?

The name Michael comes from the Hebrew MYKAL (or Micah), which means "Who is like God." Michael the Archangel, one of the seven archangels, led the "good angels" in the fight against Satan and his followers, and his name was the "war cry" of these "good angels."


The history of the parish

Coming Soon

Parish Ministries

There is always a need for help in parish ministries.

Details here

The Parish Finance Committee

  1. Ann O'Neill - Chairperson
  2. Cecily Doyle – Secretary
  3. John Condren
  4. Nola Farrell
  5. Catherine Kinsella
  6. Carmel Roice
  7. Fr. William Howell
  8. Fr. Billy Flynn
  9. Fr. Matt Boggan

St. Kevin's Church Committee

  1. Fr. Billy Flynn. Chairperson
  2. Catherine Kinsella. Treasurer
  3. Maura Spencer. Secretary
  4. Pat Braham
  5. Tony Breen
  6. Ann Carty
  7. Billy Dunne
  8. Irene Gregan
  9. David Gregan
  10. Tom Keyes
  11. Paul Kinsella
  12. Elizabeth Mulligan
  13. Nora Murphy