Clergy and Reader Quiet Day

The Annual Quiet Day for clergy and readers of TKA was held in Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Tuam on 4th March.  As is now our custom, our brothers and sisters from the diocese of Limerick and Killaloe were warmly invited to joined and they did so with enthusiasm. The day began...

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Church of Ireland Guidance in relation to Novel Coronavirus

The following advisory guidelines for the Church of Ireland’s response regarding the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) reflect previous advice provided by the Church as a response to pandemic flu.  The guidelines offer a general framework to parishes, subject to further approval or other advice that may be considered appropriate by the...

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Saint Nicholas’ Galway 700th Anniversary Service.

St. Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, Galway  700th Anniversary Service  Celebrating St. Nicholas’ Past, Present and Future was held on  Sunday 9th February 2020. Honoured guests included Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland and Mrs. Higgins, and church and civic leaders. Sung by the Parish Choir and Choristers of St. Nicholas’ Schola...

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Saint Nicholas’ Galway 700th Anniversary

It’s a big year for the City of Galway. The European Capital of Culture 2020. Coinciding with this is the 700th Anniversary of our Medieval Treasure. St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church. St Nicholas’ is the church at the heart of the city, with the city and the people at its heart....

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Aughaval Union of Parishes Appointment

The Revd. Canon Jennifer McWhirter, Priest in Charge of Killala Union of Parishes, has been appointed to the Incumbency of Aughaval Union of Parishes comprising the parishes of  Westport, Castlebar, Turlough and Achill. Commenting on her appointment Canon Jen said, “I am looking forward to this new chapter in my...

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Saint Nicholas’ Galway Rings in The New Year

The newly formed Campanology School (led by our Dr Paidi Delaney)at St Nicholas’ had their first big gig last night as they rang out the bells to welcome in the new year, mark the beginning of the 700th Anniversary and Galway 2020. The ships in the port sounded their foghorns...

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Vacancy: Aughaval ( Westport ) Parish Profile

  United Dioceses of Tuam, Killala and Achonry tuam.anglican.org The Aughaval Group of Parishes – Westport Parish Profile Where We Are The Aughaval Group of parishes is located in west Mayo and includes Achill Island, which is connected by bridge to the mainland. Apart from Achill, which is 50 km from...

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TKA National Schools’ Service 2019

The schools service was held in Tuam Cathedral on Friday 8th November and the preacher was Anthony Njoroge from the Urban Development Programme in Nairobi.  Anthony is in Ireland through the support of the Bishops’ Appeal Harman Scholarship and CMS Ireland and spent a couple of days with Steve Brickenden before...

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