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Christmas Market 2020 & New Online Donation Campaign

The Christmas Market is the main annual fundraiser for the United Parishes of Malahide, Portmarnock & St. Doulagh’s. Covid-19 restrictions make that event impossible this year. We need you to donate funds for the running & upkeep of our parish & churches. In particular, we need you to give to enable us to support our…

Retirement of Rev. Gamble after 30 years in Malahide

On Wednesday evening, I informed the Select Vestry that I will be retiring on and as from 4th January next.  This is not a sudden decision: since ordination, it was always my intention to retire from parish ministry during 2020, after 41 years in Holy Orders, and having passed the ‘threescore years and ten’ last summer. By next…

Parish accounts and Vestry report

The parish accounts and the Rector’s address to the General vestry meeting are available on the website. Parish accounts General Vestry report Aug 2020      

General Vestry Meeting 2020 Election Results

At the rescheduled meeting of the General Vestry of the parish held in St Andrew’s Parish Centre, Malahide on Sunday 30th August 2020, the following were elected to serve as members of the Select Vestry.   Churchwardens:   St Andrew’s                             Mrs Linda Barry (Rector’s) Mr Graeme Tarbox (People’s) St Doulagh’s                            Mr John Chambers (Rector’s) Mrs…

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…