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RDS libraryThe RDS Library Speaker Series provides a forum for discussion of current topics in the humanities and sciences with free public talks presented by national and international speakers. The RDS Library & Archives holds events throughout the year, including exhibitions and conferences, that aim to highlight aspects of the RDS Archival Collections and promote historical research.

2011 0930SEAFIELD0342Equipped with the many generous donations from Donnybrook parishioners Tony McDonald set off for Kenya on the evening of Monday 26th of June.

youth 2000Youth 2000 is a Catholic youth organisation that organises lively faith festivals, retreats, prayer groups and other events for young people aged 16-35 across the island of Ireland.

Peter McVerry TrustPeter McVerry Trust is a housing and homeless charity established in 1938 to tackle homelessness, drug misuse and social disadvantage. In 2016, Peter McVerry Trust worked with over 4,500 individuals across our many services including housing, homeless, drugs-treatment, under-18’s and prevention. Please support the church gate collection on Sunday 13th Aug 2017

National Novena at KnockThe National Novena to Our Lady of Knock offers nine days of reflection and prayer and a chance to reconnect with your faith in a sacred space.

The programme for this year includes a wonderful line-up of guest speakers and workshops to help enrich and enliven faith. The theme is ‘Living Life to the Full’ and as the title suggests, there will be a strong focus on appreciating the gift of life and finding beauty in the everyday.

WMOF2018 Dublin IrelandRegistration for the World Meeting of families in 2018 is now open.

Visit the  to access information on the different type of tickets and registration available.

Baare Bule at Luuq Hospital, SomaliaA national Church collection will be held on the weekend of 22 July to fund life-saving aid for people currently affected by the devastating hunger crisis in East Africa. The money raised will go directly to Trócaire’s emergency response, which is helping to deliver food, water, healthcare and other life-saving aid to people affected.

LumenLogoSpirituality Course programme is now open for our Adult Education Certificate. 

This is a two-year, part-time evening programme in Spirituality run in partnership with Lumen in the Lumen Dominican Centre, Sion Hill, Blackrock. 

Faith For Life 2017Faith for Life is an Adult Faith Course designed to help you to discover more energising and empowering ways to live out your faith in the reality of today’s world: through relationships, family, home, workplaces and the events of daily life. It aims to help you to be more active, open, faithful, confident, trusting and willing to work for change.

Reek Sunday 2017The annual Reek Sunday pilgrimage takes place on the last Sunday in July on Ireland’s holy mountain Croagh Patrick in the Archdiocese of Tuam. This pilgrimage has been carried out uninterrupted for over 1500 years. Croagh Patrick has over 100,000 visitors annually with up to 20,000 making the pilgrimage on Reek Sunday weekend each year. This year’s pilgrimage will take place on Sunday 30 July. Parishioners from all over Ireland are invited to participate in the pilgrimage. News Feed