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The Parish of Drumlish lies in the Northern end of County Longford and is part of the Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois. The Churches of the parish are located in the town of Drumlish and in the neighbouring village of Ballinamuck.

Drumlish Parish extends from the eastern side of the parish of Clonguish to a short distance beyond the village of Ballinamuck.

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Who am I to deny unborn children of future the right to life?

Date Published: 19/Jan/2018

By Susan Gately - 19 January, 2018 If my viewpoint turns people against me and costs me my seat and the right to be here in this Chamber, I would gladly lose it, says Independent deputy speaking out for unborn. Deputy Michael Healy Rae There was one pro-life voice in the opening debate on the repeal of the Eighth Amendment on Wednesday in Dá...Read On

Without Jesus there is no Christmas, Pope tells pilgrims

Date Published: 29/Dec/2017

By Susan Gately -  Gives voice to international project which aims to put Christ back in the centre of Christmas. Members of the Bracken family giving out statues of Baby Jesus outside St Saviour Church in Limerick, December 2017. In our time, especially in Europe, we are witnessing a sort of “distortion” of Christmas, Pope Fran...Read On

6% to 20% of parishioners active in deepening faith

Date Published: 08/Dec/2017

By Ann Marie Foley -  The parish is not an “outdated institution” because it has flexibility and can assume different “contours” depending on the missionary nature of pastor and community. Bishop Denis Nulty with the Veritas team at conference The days of “pay, pray and obey” are gone in our parishes. This is according to Bishop Denis Nu...Read On

Catholic schools must remain alert to inequalities in educational system

Date Published: 28/Oct/2017

By Sarah Mac Donald - Archbishop Eamon Martin tells Irish Catholic education conference: "In a Catholic school, religion is not an added extra to be fitted in during break time or twilight hours or registration." Archbishop Eamon Martin Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh has highlighted concerns over current educational policy in Ireland whic...Read On