Parish Mission Statement  St. Columba’s parish is a vibrant and welcoming community of faith, continuing to give practical witness to the Good News of Christ, through worship and reflection, and through Christian service to the community. 


Welcome to the website of the parish of St Columba, Iona Road, Dublin in the Glasnevin grouping  with the parishes of : Our Lady of Dolours, Glasnevin, Corpus Christi, Drumcondra, Our Mother of Divine Grace, Ballygall Road East, Our Lady of Victories, Ballymun Road, in the Archdiocese of Dublin.
This website provides information of the Mass times and on parish activities.  It tells of the history of the parish since it was constituted in 1902 from Berkeley Road parish and of its parish church, St Columba’s, opened on 15 October 1905. 
Glasnevin Cemetery chapel serves as a chapel of ease for Sunday Mass.                                  Fr. Patrick Jones 

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(The Office opening hours are: Monday to Friday 9.30am to 12.30pm)


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NOTE:  A new European Data Protection law, the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), was introduced on 25 May 2018.  This new law applies to any organisation, including our parish that manages and processes people’s personal information.  We are now working on ways of ensuring that what we do with your information is compliant with this new law.  It is a work in progress and over the next few months we will keep you informed through the parish website and in the newsletter as policies are put in place.  If you have any questions about this please do not hesitate to contact the parish office.




The Legion of Mary, is an organisation for lay people which was started by Frank Duff in 1921. It has both active and praying members, covering 10 million people in over 170 countries. The active members meet once a week and undertake a variety of  parish works including the visitation of homes, the sick and the elderly,  and discussion groups for young adults.  The first meeting of the Legion of Mary, met in St Columba’s Parish on Thursday 11 February 2016 and named the new praesidium  
“Our Lady of Lourdes”.

The weekly meetings of this group now take place after the 9.30 am Mass every Monday morning at 10.15 am  in the Parish Annex, behind 87 Iona Rd.
If you are interested in learning more please come along.  Contact Mary  at 086 2640168 or Parish Office at 01 8308257