Saint Nicholas’ Galway 700th Anniversary Service.

St. Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, Galway  700th Anniversary Service  Celebrating St. Nicholas’ Past, Present and Future was held on  Sunday 9th February 2020. Honoured guests included Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland and Mrs. Higgins, and church and civic leaders. Sung by the Parish Choir and Choristers of St. Nicholas’ Schola...

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Saint Nicholas’ Galway 700th Anniversary

It’s a big year for the City of Galway. The European Capital of Culture 2020. Coinciding with this is the 700th Anniversary of our Medieval Treasure. St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church. St Nicholas’ is the church at the heart of the city, with the city and the people at its heart....

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Aughaval Union of Parishes Appointment

The Revd. Canon Jennifer McWhirter, Priest in Charge of Killala Union of Parishes, has been appointed to the Incumbency of Aughaval Union of Parishes comprising the parishes of  Westport, Castlebar, Turlough and Achill. Commenting on her appointment Canon Jen said, “I am looking forward to this new chapter in my...

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Saint Nicholas’ Galway Rings in The New Year

The newly formed Campanology School (led by our Dr Paidi Delaney)at St Nicholas’ had their first big gig last night as they rang out the bells to welcome in the new year, mark the beginning of the 700th Anniversary and Galway 2020. The ships in the port sounded their foghorns...

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Vacancy: Aughaval ( Westport ) Parish Profile

  United Dioceses of Tuam, Killala and Achonry www.tuam.anglican.org The Aughaval Group of Parishes – Westport Parish Profile Where We Are The Aughaval Group of parishes is located in west Mayo and includes Achill Island, which is connected by bridge to the mainland. Apart from Achill, which is 50 km from...

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TKA National Schools’ Service 2019

The schools service was held in Tuam Cathedral on Friday 8th November and the preacher was Anthony Njoroge from the Urban Development Programme in Nairobi.  Anthony is in Ireland through the support of the Bishops’ Appeal Harman Scholarship and CMS Ireland and spent a couple of days with Steve Brickenden before...

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Farewell Canon Val Rogers

The clergy of TKA gathered at the end of September at Mullaghmore to wish Canon Val and his wife Jossie a fond farewell and a long happy retirement. We met at Classiebawn Castle where, following coffee and nibbles, we were treated to a guided tour of the Castle by our...

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TKA Sends Greetings to L&K

Motion in the name of Bishop Patrick Rooke and Archdeacon Stephen McWhirter This Diocesan Synod sends greetings to the Bishop, clergy and laity of Limerick and Killaloe. As we celebrate the ratification by our two united dioceses of the General Synod Bill to enable amalgamation, we record our thanks for...

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Bishop Rooke’s Full Address to TKA Synod 2019

Bishop Patrick Rooke’s Speech to the Diocesan Synod of Tuam, Killala and Achonry in St Mary’s Cathedral, Tuam on Saturday 21st September 2019 I should like to welcome you to this meeting of the Tuam, Killala and Achonry Diocesan Synod, the second of this triennium. Thank you for your time...

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Diocesan Synod 2019

The Diocesan Synod of TKA took place on 21st September in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Tuam. In his Presidential address, Bishop Rooke referenced the 150th Anniversary of Disestablishment, speaking to the challenges of that period and linking them to the challenges of the present day, specifically those of Brexit; ‘Let us...

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