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Spinetingling: Worshippers from 300 churches sing The Irish Blessing

The Irish Blessing Choir

There are few more glorious sounds than hundreds of people coming together to sing in unison to lift spirits in times of trouble. That’s exactly what happened when worshippers from more than 300 churches in every county of Ireland got together through the wonders of technology to sing a one-thousand-year-old …

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Prince Charles sends message of friendship to Ireland – he’s saddened he can’t visit

Prince Charles sends message to Ireland

Prince Charles has sent a warm message of friendship to the people of Ireland saying he and his wife Camilla love visiting and miss being able to do so due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The message includes a couple of lines in Irish urging people to remain safe and well.

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Almost half the clergy in one Irish Catholic diocese ‘cocooning’ for their own safety

Catholic priest

Almost half the clergy in an Irish Catholic diocese are ‘cocooning’ for their own safety as the coronavirus pandemic continues. The country is on lockdown as we battle to get the situation under control, people are not allowed to leave their homes unless it for essential reasons such as buying …

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Conor McGregor urges government to do more to keep people safe

Conor McGregor

Irish UFC legend Conor McGregor has vowed to spend $1 million on personal protective equipment for staff at hospitals in the Leinster province. It comes after he was contacted by Ireland’s Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe, who asked him to use his influence to encourage people to practice social distancing.

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