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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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November 11, 2019

Irish Chaplaincy Newsletter Winter 2019

Irish Chaplaincy Newsletter Winter 2019
November 8, 2019 in Archive News, Blog

All Saints

I attended at the start of November two very different cathedral remembrance services, one by accident, the other planned. (more…)
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November 6, 2019 in Archive News, Blog, General, Volunteering

Feast of All Saints of Ireland 2019

November is a month when many people like to reflect, pause and remember beloved family members and friends who have died. The month begins with the Feast of All Saints.…
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October 29, 2019 in Archive News, Blog

Alpine Adventures

My old friend Pat had invited me to spend a weekend with the assistants of L’Arche Grenoble with the instructions “bring your guitar and your wife”! I happily obliged on…
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October 3, 2019 in Archive News, Blog


My eldest son Kieran was a bit mystified when I told him I was going on silent retreat for a week. “What are you going to do?” he asked. “Good…
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