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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.


January 17, 2022

The Gift of Listening

Raymond Friel, the new head of CSAN, told a story at the recent Directors meeting that made a strong impression on me. (more…)
January 11, 2022 in Blog, COVID-19, Faith

Single’s Inferno

Yim Soon and I have been watching the Korean version of ‘Love Island’ and I’ve been struck by one fundamental difference between the shows. (more…)
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January 7, 2022 in Blog, Faith, General

Epiphany and our search for God

Epiphany and our search for God We’re told that these people travelled a great distance to find Jesus.  In some countries they are called kings while in others wise men. …
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January 4, 2022 in Blog, Faith

It’s Behind You?!

I don’t know if it’s just me but I seem to spend large chunks of my life looking for things, big and small, and oftentimes searching in completely the wrong…
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December 20, 2021 in Blog, Faith

The Greatest Gift

There are some Christian movements that shun the giving of Christmas presents. One such is Christian Science, whose founder Mary Baker Eddy told in a paper ‘The Theology of Christmas…
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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.