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Supporting excluded, vulnerable and isolated Irish people in Britain for 60 Years.

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Support for seniors

No one should feel alone. We offer support, friendship and advocacy services.

Support for prisoners

We visit prisoners, offering compassion to them and their families and encourage fairer treatment in prisons.

Support for Irish Travellers

Advocating for the human rights of Travellers and helping to improve their situation in the criminal justice system.

The Irish Chaplaincy is the only charity supporting Irish prisoners in England and Wales. As a result of the research we’ve introduced, many prisons have rethought their approach to Travellers. We believe in a fairer more just society.

News

Archive NewsGeneralOlder Irish People
September 13, 2018

Emigrants Walk – Mayo

We are delighted to announce a fundraising walk in aid of our Elderly Campaign, which takes place on Saturday October 6th 2018 in Mayo, Ireland. Starting at 11 am from…

August 31, 2018 in Archive News, Blog, General

The Pope in Ireland

I was in Dublin for the World Meeting of Families, attended by Pope Francis, and was very touched by the whole occasion. The positive and joyful atmosphere around the various…

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August 15, 2018 in Archive News, Blog, General

(I Ain’t got no) Barmouth Blues

Which is most beautiful: the Connemara coast or Cardigan Bay? I was discussing this with Chris, a Traveller from Galway, as we stood on the seafront at Barmouth. It’s the…

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July 23, 2018 in Archive News, Blog, General

Where’s the Bishop?

Maimie, who is 87 and one of our Seniors, was convinced there was a bishop coming to visit her, and as each of her guests came into her flat and…

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July 16, 2018 in Blog, General, Older Irish People

The Church and Sport Spirituality

Sport, Spirituality and Seniors One of my earliest childhood memories is of the Italia ’90, the 1990 Soccer World Cup Finals. It was the first time that the Republic of…

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