5th July – information on reopening of Churches

Dear Parishioner, I hope you and your family are keeping well during this totally unprecedented time and that you are managing to withstand all the challenges and ongoing worries associated with the Covid-19 pandemic.   We want you to know that we are here for you and it is important to have the support of…

St. Andrew’s Church Malahide– Emergency Restoration Appeal

Midway through 2019 we encountered unexpected serious structural problems at St. Andrew’s Church Malahide, with a health and safety impact, that required us to close the church for worship. We commenced a programme to remedy the defects, which lasted six months in total. The problems were initially manifested by  19th century plasterwork becoming detached from…

Church Services Cancelled

Dear Parishioners,  During the past week a lot of work was undertaken to ensure that worship in our parish was conducted in accordance with the HSE guidelines for social distancing.  However, new government regulations issued yesterday mean that it is not possible for more than two people to meet together, other than members of a family.This means…

A Message from the Rector —— 27 March 2020

Dear Parishioners, It is my duty as Rector of the parish to bring to your attention the catastrophe into which our society has been plunged by the current coronavirus attack. As I write, Ireland seems to have escaped relatively lightly in terms of human suffering compared with some other countries. However, every case is one…

Lenten Program

Ecumenical Lenten Meetings 2020

LENTEN PROGRAMME MEETINGS Wednesday  4th March   7.30pm       St Anne’s Church, Portmarnock ‘Helping Children achieve their potential’ Ms Breda Corr, Gen Secretary of Association of Boards of Management of Special Needs Schools Wednesday  11th March   7.30pm     St Sylvester’s RC Church “Climate Justice”  Ms Mary Kirk (Parish Worker)  & Scoil…

St. Andrew’s Church—- re-opening mid February

  The work programme to refurbish the ceiling of the nave area of the church, as previously reported, was successfully completed at the end of November. Following further investigations of the remainder of the church ceilings, additional defects have been discovered. As a result of these findings, the Select Vestry has decided to refurbish all…

St. Doulagh's crib

St.Doulagh’s crib

Due to their good progress, the wise men will be arriving a day early at St. Doulagh’s crib on the 5th January.

Christmas Market 2019–A resounding success!

The annual Christmas Market, our main fund raising event for our parish, took place in our Parish Centre on Sat. 30th November. The weather was dry and seasonably cold which helped to encourage a good attendance. The market is traditionally a great social occasion, where new friendships are made and old ones renewed. By all…

St Andrew’s Church ceiling

You may have heard that we have recently encountered a problem with part of the ceiling in the nave of St Andrew’s Church. Patches of the original plaster between the beams have become detached from the ceiling laths.Work is underway to remedy this problem. A contractor has been appointed and work has commenced during the…