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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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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

Bishop dismayed by ‘persecution’ of Church in Ireland

Date Published: 16/Jun/2017

By Sarah Mac Donald - “People from abroad are often astonished at the level of antipathy to the Church displayed in our country.” Bishop Leo O’Reilly. Courtesy: AngloCelt.ie Hostility to the Church in Ireland is now so ingrained in Irish culture it is contributing to the decline in vocations, Bishop Leo O’Reilly has warned. In a strongly word...Read On

Religious are cut to the heart by negative media

Date Published: 26/May/2017

By Cian Molloy - “The same old clichés are still being trotted out and caricature images of ‘nuns’ repeated ad nauseam” – Sr Una Agnew. Sr Una Agnew The derision with which the word ‘nun’ is now used on Irish television and in the national print media is cutting to the heart of many who have “put their lives on the line for values that are fou...Read On

Archbishop Martin defends Church’s role in public discourse

Date Published: 12/May/2017

By Sarah Mac Donald - 09 May, 2017 “When we attempt as Church to speak in the public sphere about the right to life of the unborn, some are quick to point to the scandals and to shameful stories of the past.” Archbishop Eamon Martin The Church in Ireland has no desire to create a theocracy north or south of the border, the Primate of All Irel...Read On