News

Retirement of our Rector after 30 years of Service

As many of you are aware by now Norman Gamble, rector of our parish since 1990, retired at the end of 2020, conducting his final church service by streaming on 3rd January 2021. Norman has written a farewell message, summarising his experiences over his time spent with us  in the current edition of the Parish…

Thank You Anne

Our Parish Administrator, Anne Taplin resigned from her post in November 2020, after 12 years of dedicated service to accept a new challenge. Many parishioners and friends met Anne over the years and appreciated her warm professional and welcoming manner. To recognise Anne’s contribution, the parish has decided to make a presentation to her at…

Vacancy Arrangements

During the vacancy in the parish, Rev. Lesley Robinson Rural Dean of Fingal, will act as priest in charge. She will be available for emergencies at email  revlesleyrobinson@gmail.com  or mobile no. 0879091561 The ministry team in Clontarf will primarily be looking after the services during the vacancy. A service rota for Jan/ Feb is outlined…

Church Services cancelled

As a result of revised Covid-19 restrictions. Church services are temporarily cancelled, with effect from Sunday 27th December until further notice. The  service will be broadcast using Zoom. Zoom meeting details have been sent to parishioners. If you have not received these and require them please email the Parish Administrator at standrewsparishmalahide@gmail.com     

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Christmas Day Services

There will be three Holy Communion Services in the parish on Christmas Day; 8am & 11.30 am in St. Andrew’s Church and 10am in St. Doulagh’s Church. Due to the ongoing Covid restrictions there are strict limitations on the numbers that can be accommodated at each service. If you plan on attending any of these…

2020 Christmas Raffle A Big Success Story

Parishioners & Friends, Your support and contributions have made the 2020 Christmas Raffle a great success. Thank you all so much. It is vital that at all times we ensure that we have adequate resources available to maintain our Church Community and Churches. The €5,015 raised by the raffle has contributed greatly to our 2020…

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…