This is a list of all parish and community groups and notices which relate to each. Click on the group name below for more information.

Womens Group

Margaret: 041 686 1012

The group meets in Saint Brigid’s Hall every Monday 10.30 – 12.30 and on Wednesdays at 8.30p.m. The group grew out of an Adult Education process and has developed into a self- help, arts and crafts and ongoing human development group.

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Frankie: 086 8418372

Parish Lectors read the lessons every Sunday and on other important or solemn occasions. The Lectors welcome anyone with a good speaking voice to join the group. The privilege of reading God’s Word is one that carries a great responsibility and each lector is expected to be familiar with the readings and with the liturgy. Lectors are

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Bereavement Group

Olivia: 041 686 1161.

The parish bereavement group provides support for those who have difficulty coping with the death or loss of loved ones. The group provides a listening or counseling process to those who wish to avail of such and they also help bereaved families to plan funeral or remembrance liturgies. An annual Mass of Remembrance is held every

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Church Choir

Choir Director: John Conlon, 087 2244 799.

Our Church Choir has recently been re-constituted under the direction of John Conlon. The Choir meet for practice once each week and have a broad repertoire of music styles and Sacred Music for use in the liturgies of the local church.

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Altar Servers

To join the parish servers please contact your school principal or the parish office: 041 685 1278.

You may also make contact with the servers group through the sacristans in each of the parish churches.

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Church Carers

Deirdre: 041 685 1110

This group carries out one of the most practical ministries in the local parish church. They arrange the floral decorations and ensure that the environment in which we celebrate the Eucharist is comfortable, clean and worthy of the solemnity of the occasion. Carers work on a three-week rota with volunteers carrying out their respective duties for

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Dunleer Parish Council

Chairperson: David Rogers, 041 685 1487

Made up of parishioners from all areas of the parish and from all age groups, the council advises the parish priest and assists him in all kinds of practical ways including help with distribution of printed material.

The council keep the priests aware of local events and of life-events within the parish. The members

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Active Retirements Association

Chairperson: Mary Hughes, 041 685 1463
Treasurer: Paddy Bowden, 041 685 1279

One objective of the Active Retirement Associations is to provide active, retired people, aged at least 55 years with a focal point to meet and become involved in educational, cultural, sporting and social activities.

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Couple to Couple League

Andrew and Catherine Breen: 021 487 0018.
Local contact: 041 685 1590.

The Couple to Couple League was founded in 1971 in America by John and Sheila Kippley to promote God’s plan for marriage and the family.

It has done, and continues to do this internationally, by teaching natural methods of family planning and child-spacing within a Catholic context. ‘Teaching

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Folk Group

Pat Roche: 041 61487.

The Parish Folk Group sings and plays once a month at our Mass. They have been singing for many years in this parish and in surrounding parishes and facilities. Under the direction of retired Garda Sergeant Pat Roche, they welcome new members. It is made up of youth and of adults of both sexes bringing a

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Oriel Region
SVP Oriel Regional Office
53/54 Trinity Street,
Co Louth.

Tel: 041 987 3331/ 1850677777
Mon to Thurs, 9.30am – 5pm

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