Welcome. Fáilte.

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

Looking ahead with hope

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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.

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.


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September 12, 2017

Welcome, Fàilte

A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia.

August 31, 2017 in General, Prisoners

Sitting Where They Sit

This year the Irish Chaplaincy celebrates its 60th birthday. Set up by the Irish bishops as the Irish Emigrant Chaplaincy in a very different social, political and cultural climate, it continues today to provide an outreach service to some of the most vulnerable Irish people in Britain.

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July 7, 2017 in General, Volunteering

Irish Chaplaincy in the Catholic Times

60 years of support for the Irish emigrants in Britain Caritas in action

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April 22, 2017 in General, Volunteering

Celebrating 60 Years

Our first ever generic Irish Chaplaincy newsletter.  Please feel free to help us distribute.  Enjoy and please let us know your thoughts for future editions.

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August 1, 2016 in Archive News

Archive News Stories

Wild Question Marks and devious Semikoli, but the Little Blind Text didn’t…

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