Welcome to the website of the historic John's Lane Church

St John's Lane, Dublin


A warm Augustinian welcome to John's Lane in the heart of the Liberties.


Reg. Charity No:  CHY 7182 

+353 (01) 6770393

News and Events

Taize - Thursday 21st February @ 7.30pm

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Come and join us for our Taize prayer Service in the quiet splendor of St John's Lane.


Our prayer involves chant, scripture, meditation and contemplation, and is open to all faiths.


Our meeting lasts no more than an hour and light refreshments will be served afterwards in the Priory.


We look forward to giving you a warm Augustinian welcome.


New Year New Start?

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January is traditionally the time of year when people decide to make changes/amendments/improvements in their lives. It is a time when people plan for the year ahead, deciding where they want to be by the close of 2019.

If you are thinking along these lines then perhaps you are searching for a deeper, more meaningful lifestyle choice. 


 Perhaps you have some questions about Augustinian religious life and the priesthood?


If you would like an informal chat about your vocation, please contact Fr Colm O'Mahony, OSA (Vocations Director) on 0868845747 or email him on colmomahony@hotmail.com


Alternatively, speak with any of our friars and they will be delighted to advise you.

Happy New Year!!!!


Find out more

What's Happening in and around Johns Lane

No upcoming events.

Monthly Planner

Masses & Confessions


ALL documentation relating to Births and Marriages are ONLY available at St. Catherine's Parish Church in Meath Street (also served by Augustinians from this community)

About Us

Members of our Augustinian Community

Fr Padraig Daly, OSA (Prior)

Fr Niall Coghlan, OSA, P.P. (Meath Street)

Bishop Senan O'Donnell, OSA

Bro. Nicholas Kearney, OSA

Bro. Bernard Twomey, OSA

Fr Richie Goode, OSA (C.C)

Fr Michael Mernagh, OSA

Fr Pat Gayer, OSA

Fr Joseph Davou, OSA

Fr James Downey, OSA

Fr Kieran O'Mahony, OSA

Bro. Stephen Shields, OSA

Ministeries we are involved in...

  • Parish Work
  • Retreat Work
  • Hospital Chaplaincy
  • 2nd & 3rd Level Education
  • Homelessness Provision
  • Soup Kitchen
  • Prison Ministry
  • Sports Clubs
  • Missions Abroad
  • Research and Publications
  • Spiritual Direction
  • Prayer Groups

A Poem in Stone

Check out this great video of Johns Lane from Eugene Finn

Catholic Ireland.net

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Contact Us

If you have any questions or queries, feel free to email us...

We would like to pray for you

Simply let us know your prayer intentions and we will remember them in our community prayers.

St John's Priory

John's Lane Church Dublin, Thomas Street, Dublin, Ireland

St Johns Lane Priory 94/95 Thomas Street Dublin 8 +353 (01) 6770393