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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.


February 19, 2018

Lent- A Journey of Love

My intention was to not drink any alcohol during Lent (with my Catholic upbringing the concept of giving something up for Lent is deeply ingrained). But Ash Wednesday this year,…

February 5, 2018 in Blog, General

St Brigid

I attended two quite different events on February 1st to celebrate the feast day of St Brigid who as well as being (with Patrick and Columba) one of the three…

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January 15, 2018 in General

St Brigid’s prayer

Brigid You were a woman of peace. You brought harmony where there was conflict. You brought light to the darkness. You brought hope to the downcast. May the mantle of…

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January 5, 2018 in Blog, General

Unexpected Gifts

If, following the birth of my children, three strange people had turned up at the door with shining and sweet smelling but totally impractical presents, I’m not sure what I…

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December 22, 2017 in General, Irish Travellers, Prisoners

Latest Travellers in Prison Newsletter

Download our latest Travellers in Prison News HERE Advice and information Resources Poetry Christmas Crossword Word Search Fun Facts Sports News Celebrations in HMP Wormwood Scrubs Scotland’s Gypsies and Travellers

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