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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.


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December 14, 2017

A Light in the Darkness

I was at the Ethnic Chaplains Christmas meal this week (in the middle of December) at the Italian Chaplaincy and got chatting to Andreas the new German Chaplain in London…

December 4, 2017 in Blog, General

Embassy Celebrates the Chaplaincy

The latest event to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Irish Chaplaincy was a reception at the Irish Embassy at the end of November. The new Ambassador Adrian O’Neill spoke…

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November 27, 2017 in Archive News, General

A Haptic Cwtch

I am in awe of the internet and mobile technology and the evolution of smart phones and smart devices which have become the norm in modern day life. With the growth of social media,…

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November 27, 2017 in Archive News

Ambassador O’Neill visits Irish Chaplaincy

We were delighted to receive a visit in October from the new Irish Ambassador Adrian O’Neill, who was accompanied by Ruaidhri Dowling and Noleen Curran from the Embassy. Ambassador O’Neill stayed for…

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November 27, 2017 in Archive News

Thoughts in Season

The poet, T.S. Eliot once said that April was the cruelest month. I don’t know what he had against April, but surely the cold dark winter months of November, December and January…

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