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Kenmare Parish News

Blessing of the Plough

St Patrick Kenmare will be holding its annual Plough Service on Sunday 14th January, at 12:00. This service is traditionally held in early January at the beginning of the agricultural year, asking God’s Blessing on all who work with the land in the year to come. In many ways, it …

Bishop goes West!

Bishop Kenneth joined Islanders for the annual Ecumenical carol Service in Kingstown, Valentia Island. He writes ‘It was standing room only again for what much be one of the earliest church Carol Services of the year on Valentia Island, off the coast of Kerry. This annual event took place this …

MU 130th Celebration Service

It was fitting that, since the Celebrations for the 130th anniversary of the Mothers Union began in All Saints’ Church in Raheny, …

The MU Way

This year marks the 130th anniversary of the Mothers Union in Ireland. As part of the celebrations, All-Ireland MU President Phyllis Grothier …

A Flag for Ireland

In the week leading up to St Patrick’s Day, the Thomas Francis Meagher Foundation again supported secondary schools throughout the country by …

Ancient meets Modern #1

The Bride’s father, who was due to ‘give his daughter away'(!) in St Patrick’s Kenmare was taken ill on the day before …