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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.


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September 22, 2021

Season for Reflection and Renewal

Season for Reflection and Renewal I always know it’s autumn when I find myself sleeping with the window open so that I can feel the slight breeze and hear the…
September 14, 2021 in Blog, Faith

The Miracle of Being Awake

One of the conversations I had on our London walk shed new light on a reflection I was to give a few days afterwards. (more…)
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September 13, 2021 in Blog, Faith, General

Jesus: Who do you say He is?

Jesus: Who do you say He is? It had all been going so well, right up until he posed that question. That morning they had set out with him again,…
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September 8, 2021 in Blog, COVID-19, Irish Travellers

The Power of Kindness

“We never know, at the time, the ripple of consequences set in motion by the slightest act of kindness.” Those words of the late Jonathan Sacks seem especially apt in…
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August 31, 2021 in Blog, COVID-19

Scene: Action!

One of the guys I cycle with, Conor, was asking if I’d had any days recently going up to London and I told him I’d been up the day before…
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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.