Esker has been a monastic site since the sixteenth century. It was first inhabited by the Dominicans, who escaped from the Abbey in Athenry during a time of persecution. They left here in the eighteen sixties, and it became for some time the diocesan seminary for Clonfert diocese. We Redemptorists came here in 1901, and since then we have served not only the people of the locality, but also through our missions and novenas, the whole of the west of Ireland. Because of this long history and tradition Esker is a special place; people constantly comment on the aura they sense here, the feeling of peace and tranquillity.

Mass times in the Redemptorist Church

8.00am and 11.00am

8.00am and 10.00am

Office Opening Hours
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
Saturdays 10am to 3pm.
Closed on Sundays.

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St Patrick’s Day – a letter to Sinéad, Mark, and their young friends: Meet the Man!

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Redemptorist Youth Ministry Gathering, Jan 7-10,201

From Sunday January 7th 2018, until Wednesday Jan 10th, members of the different Redemptorist Youth Ministry Teams in Ireland were gathered for ‘Pause 2018′,  a review of our ministries and for the purpose of strategic planning for the next four…

Upcoming Events in Esker

The following Events are planned to take place from March to June, 2018:

March 29th – April 1st:  HOLY WEEK:  Prepare for Easter, Triduum Retreat –  three days of meditation and prayer for Easter. From