Find out about all of our Parish activities, there’s plenty for everyone to get involved
with, and if you can’t find what you’re looking for just get in touch, we are always looking for new ideas.

Please click below to find out more information about each group

Our Parish Hall in St. Mary’s Donnybrook has a limited number of times when it is available for hiring, either on a once-off or recurring basis. If you are interested please contact the vicar in the first instance at




The Knanayan tradition of the Syriac Oriental Orthodox Church is a community of Christians from Kerala, in south western India. Spread across Ireland, they meet monthly in our St. Mary’s Church Donnybrook at 11am under the leadership of Fr. Thomas Jacob. He can be contacted by email at The Dublin contact person is Mr. Abraham Baisel:




“Explorers” is an ecumenical group of people in the Sandymount area who enjoy exploring the Scriptures. Explorers come from all the Christian churches in the area; this season we are exploring The Letter to The Romans. There are eight evening gatherings, currently meeting in Christ Church Hall, Sandymount Green on Monday evenings from 7.30pm to 9pm.




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We welome all new singers to join our choir in St. Matthew’s Church; we hope to welcome the children to sing at our monthly Family Service in St. Matthew’s Church.
We have also formed a relationship with the Sandymount Gospel Choir, and look forward to enjoying more of their distinctive style.



St. Matthew’s is a Church of Ireland, co-educational primary school operating in the parish of
Irishtown. The school is under the Patronage of the Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin and
operates under the guidelines of the Department of Education and Skills (D.E.S.). The school
is located off Cranfield Place in Sandymount.
For more information

Friendship Hour meets in the Parish Room of St. Matthew’s Church on the
first Monday of each month at 3pm.
Please enquire for the current list of topics and presenters.


Our local cub/scout troop is 7th Dublin Donnybrook, headquartered in in our church: Donnybrook St. Mary’s.
For details, visit or



Sunday Club will take place in St. Matthew’s Parish Room during Service, staffed by a rota of
volunteers trained under the Church’s “Safeguarding Trust” scheme.
Contact our Administrator if you would like to help out.