Westport Wanderings

The Sheep and the Goats In Aughaval Group on the one hand we’ve got sheep. And on the other hand, we’ve got goats. The domesticated, butter-wouldn’t-melt goats provide some of our beautiful Carrowholly cheese. But the real goats live around Mulranny, now spelled Mallaranny, An Mhala Raithní. They’ve retaken the...

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Tuam Cathedral Remembrance Sunday Service

The Annual Service of Remembrance for those who gave their lives in clonfict in the cause of peace and justice was held in Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Tuam on Sunday 12th November. Members of the Irish United Nations Veterans Association were present and displayed the UN Peace Keepers Flag with the...

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TKA National Schools Service

TKA Annual National Schools Service took place in Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Tuam on Friday 10th November. Pupils and teachers from every school in the diocese were present and it was excellent to see the Cathedral nearly bursting at the seams with enthusiastic young folk. The Service of the Word was...

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Uachtarán na hÉireann, Michael D. Higgins Visits Errislannan

The trauma of vandalism done to a sacred space, which in the hearts of plain people is more than mere bricks and mortar, is a hard thing to bear. The parishioners, neighbours and friends of Holy Trinity Errislannan, so badly damaged in recent weeks, are still coming to terms with...

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Farewell Alan and Anne Synnott

On Friday 3rd November the clergy of TKA with their spouses gathered for lunch in the Castlecourt Hotel to bid a proper and personal Farewell to Alan and Anne Synnott, onetime of Skreen Parish, as they begin their ministry in the Diocese of Armagh. The Dean of TKA, Very Revd...

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Errislannan Restoration Appeal

An appeal has been launched to aid the restoration of Errislannan. If anyone wishes to donate please follow the link. https://www.gofundme.com/errislannan-church-appeal  

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Holy Trinity Errislannan Vandalised

https://www.gofundme.com/errislannan-church-appeal The Church of the Holy Trinity, Errislannan stands on a wild Connemara peninsula some fifteen minutes drive south and west of the seaside town of Clifden in County Galway. It is an unassuming little church, charming in its simplicity. Divine worship is held there during the summer months of...

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Annual Clergy Conference

The annual TKA Clergy Conference took on a different aspect in 2017. This year we were joined by the clergy of Limerick and Killaloe Diocese. This is a reflection of the fact that both dioceses are striving to co-operate more closely in a spirit of sharing resources, building relationships and...

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Bishop Rooke’s Address to Diocesan Synod 2017 in Full

The United Dioceses of Tuam, Killala and Achonry Bishop’s Address to the Diocesan Synod – 23rd September 2017 It is a great pleasure to welcome you all to the Annual Meeting of the Tuam, Killala and Achonry Diocesan Synod. I extend a particular welcome to all of you who are...

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