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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Newport bell to ring out to mark anniversary

The historic bell of St Patrick’s Church Newport will toll today at 3pm to mark the town’s 300th anniversary. The ringing of the bell will mark the signing of the original lease between Thomas Meddlicott and Captain Pratt, which was...

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