EMLY, a parish in the Archdiocese of Cashel and Emly, is situated in west Tipperary on the Tipperary- Limerick border. It is nine miles from Tipperary town and c.25miles from Limerick city.
PATRON SAINT: St. Ailbe (Albeus). Tradition says he is buried in Emly. The name Ailbe has always been a common Christian name for Emly people.
PARISH CHURCH: The Church of St. Ailbe. Archbishop Croke laid the foundation stone of the church on The 30th May 1880. The work was completed in 1882 and officially opened on 6th January 1883. This church replaced an earlier one built in 1810 and now used as a parish hall.