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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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October 21, 2021

Looking Ahead with Hope ~ Stories of Humanity, Wonder and Gratitude in a Time of Uncertainty

Looking Ahead with Hope Stories of Humanity, Wonder and Gratitude in a Time of Uncertainty By Eddie Gilmore ‘Looking Ahead with Hope’ is a collection of short and distinct yet…
October 18, 2021 in Blog

Virtual v In-Person

Having now attended, in person, my first hybrid conference I had a chance to compare the experience of attending virtually and attending in the flesh. (more…)
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October 11, 2021 in Blog, COVID-19

Keeping Connected Across the Irish Sea

One of the most uplifting images I’ve seen recently was of a 100-year-old religious sister in Dublin looking at and listening to, via a screen, her 90-year-old sister in London.…
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October 4, 2021 in Blog, COVID-19, Faith

Season of Mists and Mellow Fruitfulness

We’re blessed in the UK and Ireland to have four distinct seasons, even occasionally being able to see all of them in a single day, and the transition from Summer…
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September 27, 2021 in Blog, Faith

On Glastonbury Tor

There are always interesting characters to be found on Glastonbury Tor and my latest visit was no exception. (more…)
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