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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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Bishop’s concern as curbs on alcohol promotion are watered down

Date Published: 21/Jul/2017

By Cian Molloy - “The removal of a ban on sports sponsorship, limits on advertising, point-of-sales display controls and minimum pricing is of deep concern” – Bishop Eamonn Walsh. Bishop Eamonn Walsh Irish society needs a public debate on how and why alcohol has maintained such an influence on our culture, plus an objective analysis of alcoh...Read On

Diarmuid Martin gives a St Kilian’s Day vision of the future for our Church

Date Published: 09/Jul/2017

By Cian Molloy The Church has to become less narrowly institutional and allow other forms of charismatic presence to animate it. The Church needs new ways of reaching out to people and to involve them actively in Christian life, said Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin in this year’s St Kilian’s Day lecture in Wurtzburg, Germany. The reliq...Read On

Real issue is not religion, it is resources

Date Published: 01/Jul/2017

By Susan Gately - Catholic Primary Schools Management Association calls on Education Minister to “man up” and get extra resources for education and capitation grants. Focus on baptism barrier is “sucking the air out of real issues, like lack of resources”. The General Secretary of the Catholic Primary Schools Management Association (CPSMA) Se...Read On

Diocese to train lay replacements for retiring priests’ admin role

Date Published: 24/Jun/2017

By Ann Marie Foley - “The present situation of the shortage of vocations, the age profile of the priests and the stress associated with such realities needs serious reflection,” said Bishop Nulty. Bishop Denis Nulty has stated that by summer 2019 priests in his diocese aged 75 and over can stand down from all parish administration work and lay p...Read On