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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 […]

Here is an exciting opportunity, the Catholic Diocese of Waterford and Lismore are looking to appoint a Youth Ministry Officer. The successful applicant will work as part of a team delivering and supporting youth ministry programmes and initiatives across the Diocese. For a detailed job description go to www.waterfordlismore.ie Please send a cover letter and […]

Viewers of BBC One’s Songs of Praise have selected ‘Jerusalem’ as their favourite hymn Based on an 1803 poem by William Blake and set to music by Sir Hubert Parry in 1916, topped a poll of 100 hymns that have featured in the show over the last five years. The top 10 were unveiled during […]

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