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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 across the whole of 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.


November 23, 2020

Though we are Many

Vishvapani was giving another ‘Thought for the Day’, this time on the subject of community. (more…)
November 20, 2020 in Blog, Faith

Strange King, Stranger Kingdom

The feast of Christ the King is surely one of the strangest feasts associated with Christ. The very idea of him being a King doesn’t fit easily with the Gospel…
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November 10, 2020 in Blog, COVID-19

Kitchen Disco

Kylie Minogue had just started work on her 15th album when the first lockdown began. (more…)
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November 9, 2020 in Blog, General

A Few Thoughts on Remembrance

Of all European cities, Berlin is arguably the best suited for a discussion on remembrance. A visit there a few years back, taking in the Wall, the Holocaust/Roma/Sinti and other…
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November 3, 2020 in Blog, COVID-19

The Power of Kindness

The woman at the Ministry of Justice sounded a bit surprised when I told her I was going off to a monastery for the weekend! (more…)
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Become a Cairde (Gaelic for friend) with the Irish Chaplaincy and give a regular donation.

You can also send us your details if you wish to find out more about Volunteering opportunities and remembering Irish Chaplaincy in your will.