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Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!! This was a pledge drive like no other. We set out to raise €30,000 and we hit the target! You have blown us out of the water with generosity. You have sent us a message…to borrow a phrase – ‘We are in this together’. Knowing that the current health […]

The Irish Blessing has just launched to mark Pentecost Sunday! Featuring Spirit Radio’s own Rónán Johnston and Victoria Johnston You can watch it at this YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TascsWZPj8U This is a powerful and uplifting song and we hope it blesses and reaches households across Ireland and the world.

Religious and faith leaders have recently discussed the Covid-19 emergency with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar through a conference call. Mr Varadkar sought their views on how communities and the most vulnerable are being cared for. They also discussed public health guidelines for funerals and burials, and the impact this had on families. After the meeting the […]

We are delighted to have launched in Letterkenny. Co Donegal. We look forward to making connections and engaging with listeners in this beautiful area. We faced so many challenges getting up and running. It took us over a year to get all the pieces in place but we are now up and running!!

Actor Zack Gottsagen has became the first Oscars presenter with Down Syndrome at the recent 92nd Academy Awards ceremony. The Peanut Butter Falcon star Zack Gottsagen made history when he took to the stage at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California, alongside his co-star Shia LaBeouf to present the Oscar for the live-action short […]

Last week, Liverpool footballer star Roberto Firmino was baptised a Christian. Roberto Firmino, underwent a full immersion baptism in a pool surrounded by his wife Larissa and Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker. A Portuguese version of Lauren Daigle’s ‘You Say’ was sung in the background and Firmino and his wife cried tears of joy once he […]

A Catholic nun has won the 2019 Charity Trustee of the Year award. Presentation Sister Magdalen Fogarty, created the first social finance provider in Ireland in 1996 to make loan finance available for local grassroots development. Since then, Clann Credo has loaned more than €120 million and supported over 1,000 projects in both urban and […]

A couple in the US have recently celebrated their 80th wedding anniversary. John and Charlotte Henderson, of Austin Texas, were married on 22nd Dec 1939, months after the start of the Second World War. In November 2019, John (106) and Charlotte (105) were presented with a Guinness World Record for the oldest married couple. Last […]

The most popular Bible verse this year on the free Bible App ‘YouVersion’, was a passage about trusting God instead of worrying. Philippians 4:6 “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done.” has been downloaded by over 400 million people on the […]

Pop star Ed Sheeran has been given approval to build a prayer retreat on his country estate in Suffolk. The plans say the structure would “address an important need for a private place of retreat for contemplation and prayer, and for celebration of key life and family milestones”. Sheeran lives on the estate with his […]

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