Newest Mayo priest gets post as diocese rings the changes

The newly ordained Mayo priest, Shane Costello, will take up a position in Westport following Diocesan changes announced by Archbishop of Tuam, Michael Neary. Fr Costello, who is a native of Sessiagh, Taugheen, Claremorris will take over as the Catholic...

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Saints and sanitisers: Mass returns, but not as we know it

Mass — like every other form of public gathering — has changed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. On July 26 last, many parishioners in Ballina’s St Muredach’s Cathedral and St Patrick’s Church experienced Sunday Mass for the first...

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Florida will forever be indebted to a proud son of Mayo

  I have an abiding memory of Monsignor Fachtna Joseph Harte, who passed away recently, aged 90. It goes back...

Sunday, 02/08/20 - 8:24am Read More

Man of the people Fr Paddy has left the richest of legacies

The Diocese of Achonry bid farewell to Fr Paddy Kilcoyne last weekend. The Tubbercurry native was laid to rest in...

Friday, 26/06/20 - 4:01pm Read More

Mayo church broken into twice in recent weeks

Gardaí are investigating a second break-in at Islandeady Church. A stained glass door at the sacristy of the Church was...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 3:29pm Read More