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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.


March 1, 2021


Having just a fortnight before been looking out at snow in the garden, I was thrilled to have the first days of sitting outside in the sun with a cup…
February 24, 2021 in Blog, Faith

The Fast that Pleases

I’ve got through the first week of Lent with just one small lapse from my alcohol fast. (more…)
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February 22, 2021 in Blog, Faith

Lent – the season for soul sustenance

The word LENT comes from the old English word for SPRING, Lencten, and has to do with the long fast before the great feast of EASTER.  Fasting was one of…
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February 18, 2021 in Blog, Faith

Keep it Secret?

In this social media age it can be tempting to think that if it didn’t appear on Facebook or Instagram, or wasn’t shapchatted or tweeted then it didn’t happen! (more…)
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February 12, 2021 in Blog

Beware the Zoom Filters

If by now some of us have experienced an embarrassing, unplanned moment on zoom then we’re in good company. The latest Youtube video to go viral shows a virtual court…
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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.