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Kenmare Parish News

Sneem Friendship Day

The June Bank Holiday has now become a regular day for Sneem Church to reinforce its role as a part of the local Community by inviting all  – both residents and visitors – to enjoy and buy food, games, plants, books and bric-a-brac. In the past, we have shared takings …

The biggest Christingle in the Kingdom

To paraphrase Crocodile Dundee “That’s not a Christingle. This is a Christingle” On 16 December, Revd Brian Rogers led the first ever Christingle service in St Michael and All Angels Waterville, in the company of local schoolchildren who had been given the instructions in the preceding week. Clearly, the specification …

Climate Justice Service in Sneem & Kenmare

On Sunday 22nd July, The Church of the Transfiguration, Sneem and St Patrick, Kenmare hosted the Climate Justice Candle in special services as part of their progress towards the objectives of Eco-congregation Ireland. The regular congregation was joined by visitors from the US, Germany, England, Greece and Limerick, illustrating the …

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 …

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 …

Teddy Bear

At this time of year in St Patrick Kenmare, we are invited by our teddy bears to join in for their annual …

Charlie Chaplin Festival Service

On the last Sunday in August, the town of Waterville held its annual Charlie Chaplin film Festival, which ends with a special …

Sneem Friendship Day

The annual Friendship day hosted by the Church of the Transfiguration in Sneem was again very well attended, despite atypical weather (in …