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Lieutenancy of Ireland – Special initiative with schools.

On Wednesday 17th April 2024 in the octave of Easter, Chevalier Thomas Kilduff, KC*HS, the Communications Officer for the Lieutenancy of Ireland, visited four National Schools in the Parish of Kingscourt, in the Diocese of Meath.

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Spring Mass in Wexford

This weekend 23rd/24th March 2024, members of the Lieutenancy of Ireland have travelled to the historic port city of Wexford […]

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Father Gabriel Romanelli, Parish Priest of the Latin Holy Family Church Gaza

Father Gabriel Romanelli, Parish Priest of the Latin Holy Family Church Gaza

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Support the Good Friday Collection

The Pontifical Good Friday Collection is the result of the Pope's wishes for the bond between all Christians in the world and the Holy Places to remain strong. The collection is taken up on Good Friday, in all Catholic Churches around the world, to support the work of the Franciscans of the Holy Land.

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Annual pilgrimage of The Lieutenancy of Ireland to the International Eucharistic and Marian Shrine in Knock

The annual pilgrimage of The Lieutenancy of Ireland to the International Eucharistic and Marian Shrine in Knock, County Mayo commenced […]

Mass for the 57th World Day of Peace, Church of the Holy Spirit, Ballyroan, Dublin, Ireland - January 1st 2024.

Mass for the 57th World Day of Peace, Church of the Holy Spirit, Ballyroan, Dublin, Ireland – January 1st 2024.

This morning, on the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God, Holy Mass for the 57th World Day of Peace […]

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Advent 2023 – The Season of Hope and Preparation

Members of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference gathered this week in Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, for its Winter 2023 General […]

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Annual Day of Reflection Retreat 2023

On Saturday 18th November 2023, members of the Lieutenancy of Ireland met for their end of year ‘Day of Reflection’ […]

General Appeal – November 2021

Dear Brothers and Sisters,   May the Lord give you peace!  Charity and prayer animate the entire extended family of the […]

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Attendance to the Consistory in Vatican City

The Lieutenancy of Ireland was represented today in Vatican City on the occasion of the Consistory creating 21 New Cardinals, […]

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Annual Investiture Ceremony of new Knights & Dames – Lieutenancy of Ireland.

12 members – 4 Dames and 8 Knights were invested into the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem […]

Annual Procession with the Relics of St Oliver Plunkett

Annual Procession with the Relics of St Oliver Plunkett

Today, Sunday 2nd July 2023, members of the Lieutenancy of Ireland participated in the Annual Procession with the Relics of […]

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Corpus Christi with the new Nuncio

Today, Sunday 11 June, on the Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi), Ireland’s new Apostolic Nuncio, […]

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Pilgrimage from Armagh to London – Saint Oliver Plunkett

This weekend, members of the Lieutenancy of Ireland, lead by His Grace Archbishop Eamon Martin, KC*HS, Archbishop of Armagh and […]

May 31 Feast of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary

Today Dame Mairéad Walls, DC*HS and Chevalier Damian Walls, KCHS members of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of […]

Pentecost Sunday, 28th May 2023. Members of the Irish Lieutenancy outside St. Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh.

Pentecost Sunday, 28th May 2023

On the solemnity of Pentecost Sunday, 28th May 2023, Archbishop Eamon Martin, KC*HS, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All […]

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Northern Mass 2023

This afternoon, 27th May 2023, the Feast Day of St. Augustine of Canterbury members of the Lieutenancy of Ireland gathered […]

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Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland welcomes members of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.

On Tuesday 24th May 2023, members of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem – Lieutenancy of Ireland […]

Easter is a special time to visit the Holy Land

Dame Eleanor Hurl, DCHS, along with her husband Chevalier Dr Frank, KC*HS and her cousins from Los Angeles, joined members […]

Senator Rónán Mullen, Fr Tony O'Riordan S.J. and Comdt. Frank Hearns. KC*HS.

Earthquake on February 6th, 2023

On 6 February 2023, an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck southern and central Turkey and northern and western Syria, leaving […]

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The Search for the Lost Priory of the Knights Hospitaller, Kilmainham, Dublin

On Monday 15th May 2023, The Irish Association of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of […]

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2023 Project – The Latin Parish Convent, Al-Salt, Jordan

This year 2023, the Lieutenancy of Ireland has committed to funding £45,000 towards the cost of essential refurbishment works to […]

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New Ecclesiastical Master of Ceremonies

The Lieutenant is pleased to confirm the appointment of Very Reverend Derek Darby, KCHS, Episcopal Vicar for Pastoral Planning in […]

Three members of the Lieutenancy of Ireland visited the Holy Land in April 2023

Ecclesiastical Knight Very Reverend Gerard MacCormack, KHS returned to Jerusalem where he met with the Custos, His Excellency Fr. Franceso […]

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Cniotáil chun tacaíocht a thabhairt don creche i mBeithil

Tá Dame Veronica Holohan, lena cáirde ag leanacht ar aghaidh ag bailiú airgid ó bheith ag cniotáil clocaí tae phota […]

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Annual Pilgrimage to the International Eucharistic & Marian Shrine, Knock

Members of the Lieutenancy travelled from all over the island to participate in the annual Pilgrimage to the International Eucharistic […]

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Gold Palm of Jerusalem Award

In recognition of the dedicated service of Very Reverend Francis Mitchell, JCL, KCHS, over the past nine years the Cardinal […]

Thomas Kilduff, H.E. David Smith, Lucia Smith, Miles Simpson, H.E. Leonardo Visconti di Modrone, Nora Durnin, Joe Mc Nally, H.E. Peter Durnin.

Grand Master Invests New Members

Over the weekend of 25th – 27th November 2022, the Lieutenant and his wife Nora, accompanied by our Communications Officer, […]

Fr William Doyle

Fr William Doyle was an Irish Jesuit priest; military chaplain to the the Royal Dublin Fusiliers during World War 1 who was […]

Representatives of the Lieutenancies and Grand Magisterium at the Royal Norwegian Yacht Club, Oslo.

Magistral Delegation of Norway Investiture

Over the weekend of 18th – 20th November 2022, the Lieutenant and his wife Nora, accompanied by our Communications Officer, […]

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Dominican Retreat Centre, Dublin

On Saturday 12th November 2022 the Lieutenancy’s Annual Day of Reflection in honour of Our Lady Queen of Palestine was […]

Pilgrim Shell Awarded to Fr. Gerard MacCormack in Jerusalem

On 25th October 2022, Very Reverend Gerard MacCormack, KHS was awarded the Pilgrim Shell and Commemorative Parchment by Monsignor William […]

Investiture 2022

The Lieutenancy of Ireland currently has 200 members, primarily lay faithful and some clergy, who have been invested Knights and […]

Promotions 2022

On Friday 22nd July 2022, His Excellency Bishop William Shomali, the General Vicar and Patriarchal Vicar for Jerusalem awarded promotions to nine members of the Order.

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Article 42 of the 2020 Constitution addresses the matters of the emblems of the Order.  The General Regulations have not […]