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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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Church must consider deferring Confirmation

Date Published: 24/Feb/2018

By Susan Gately - 23 February, 2018 Confirmation isn't something that we should just "slide into" says Bishop of Limerick. Bishop Brendan Leahy at launch of Grow in Love programme for Catholic schools 2015. (pic by John McElroy) In the wake of a lively debate in a Wexford parish over whether children should be confirmed when their parents n...Read On

Iona launches billboard campaign

Date Published: 16/Feb/2018

By Ann Marie Foley  With the slogan ‘one of us’, the posters are aimed at showing how human the unborn child is at 11 weeks, and how the baby in the womb is a fellow human being. An image of the unborn baby at 11 weeks is at the centre of the Iona Institute’s new national billboard campaign to promote the right to life ...Read On

Nuncio offers support to ‘shaken’ Irish church ahead of World Meeting of Families

Date Published: 09/Feb/2018

By Ann Marie Foley - The Nuncio urged the Religious to be prophetic voices in spite of the great challenges that exist in the world of today. Members of the AMRI Executive, with Papal Nuncio to Ireland, Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo. Pope Francis would want his representative to “understand, appreciate and support,” the “rekindling of the ...Read On

Destroying the life of the unborn is crossing a final frontier, says Bishop Kevin Doran

Date Published: 02/Feb/2018

By Cian Molloy -  If we concede ground on abortion, the very same arguments will be used to justify ending the lives of frail elderly people and people with significant disability. This is the final frontier. Kevin Doran, Bishop of Elphin On the eve of the government’s decision to hold a referendum on the eighth amendment, Bisho...Read On