Monthly Archives: April 2016

‘Our Mother of Perpetual Help’

‘Our Mother of Perpetual Help’

Message from Rev Peter McAnenly Dear Friends, We’re delighted to participate in this special pilgrimage in honour of the 150th anniversary of the presentation of the Icon of Our Lady of Perpetual Help to the Redemptorists by Blessed Pope Pius IX in 1866. At that time, the Pope commissioned the Redemptorist Order to “make her… Read more »


Armagh actor stars in winning Olivier play

Armagh actor stars in winning Olivier play

Story By: Ulster Gazette AN Armagh actor is taking the London theatre scene by storm after a play he’s treading the boards in won an Olivier Award. John Paul Connolly, who has been a professional actor for over 20 years, is appearing in ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’, a play which clinched the best revival award… Read more »


Come Visit Armagh Franciscan Friary

Come Visit Armagh Franciscan Friary

Armagh Franciscan Friary was founded by Archbishop Patrick O’ Scannail in 1263/64. It had prominent patrons in the city and the Franciscans played an important part in the city’s religious life until the Friary was suppressed in 1542 with the dissolution of the monasteries under Henry VIII. Some religious life continued, but the buildings were… Read more »


Crossmaglen girl tops the style stakes at Fairyhouse

Crossmaglen girl tops the style stakes at Fairyhouse

Story By: Cross Examiner A Crossmaglen girl stole the show at Fairyhouse Racecourse on Easter Monday, wowing the judges in a stunning green and gold ensemble to romp home with the Most Stylish Lady prize. Emma Hanratty was dressed in a striking bottle-green velvet dress and matching green and gold embellished cape, courtesy of Cloughoge-based… Read more »


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