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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.


June 16, 2021

The Power of the Collective

After over a year of being largely prevented from doing things in groups I feel like the luckiest man alive to have been part of four very special collective experiences…
June 15, 2021 in Blog, Faith, General

Time and the Sacrament of the present moment

Time and the sacrament of the present moment It has come as something of a shock to discover that we will soon be half way through the year! The longest…
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June 8, 2021 in Blog, COVID-19, Faith

The Lord of the Dance

“You don’t realise how much you’ve missed something until you have it again.” (more…)
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June 7, 2021 in Blog, Faith

The Eucharist by R. Voight

The Eucharist He was old, tired, and sweaty, pushing his homemade cart down the alley, stopping now and then to poke around in somebody's garbage, I wanted to tell him…
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May 25, 2021 in Blog, COVID-19, Faith

Speaking in Tongues

Two incidents involving foreign languages in the days leading up to Pentecost gave me an unexpected insight into this feast that I’ve always struggled somewhat to relate to. (more…)
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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.