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Death of Fr. James Duggan, C.Ss.R., in Brazil, Friday Dec. 6th, 2019

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of one of Redemptorist Confreres in Fortaleza in Brazil. Fr. James (Jacó) has spent almost all of his priestly ministry working in North Eastern Brazil. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam! May his soul rest at the right…

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Upcoming Events: Esker is closed for the time being, due to Covid 19

 

School Retreats:  We hope to resume the giving of School Retreats –  from Leaving Cert age down to Confirmation Classes – in the Autumn, -le cúnamh Dé.

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Death of Fr. Matt (Matias) Ryan, C.Ss.R.

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our Redemptorist Confrere, Fr. Matt (Matias)  Ryan, who passed away today, November 25th 2019, in Fortaleza in Brazil. Matt had been ill for several months. Fr. Matt was…

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Death of Fr. Phil Dunlea, Redemptorist.

The death occurred suddenly on Tuesday last, July 23rd 2019, of Fr. Phil Dunlea, in our Clonard Community. May he rest in peace. His funeral took…

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Death of Brother John Long, C.Ss.R., Esker

It is with sadness that we announce the death at 3.30am this Sunday morning, June 30th, 2019, of our Redemptorist confrere, Brother John Long. He passed away peacefully here in his Esker community. May his soul rest in peace.

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Esker Pitch and Putt Course is closed, due to Covid 19

Esker Pitch and Putt Course is closed at present. We will post a date for opening, when it becomes available. Thanks for your support. We hope the course will be a cause of much pleasure for people when it does re-open.

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Death of Fr. Brian McGrath C.Ss.R.

It is with great sadnness that we announce that Fr Brian McGrath CSsR has returned home to the God that he loved and served so faithfully. Fr Brian died peacefully on Saturday morning, March 30th,  in the Abbey Nursing…

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Fr. Brendan O’Rourke says his farewell.

Fr. Brendan O’Rourke, the Rector in Esker for the past eight years, says farewell to us, this weekend of March 31st. He will be Celebrant and preacher at the Masses on this Sunday. We in the Esker Redemptorist Community…

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Esker Pitch & Putt is closed for the time being

Esker Pitch & Putt is temporarily closed, for refurbishment. Please check this site in early June for further information. Thanks for your understanding.

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Galway Cathedral Novena 2019 – completed.

The annual Galway Cathedral Novena to the Mother of Perpetual Help – or Our Galway Festival of Faith –  began on  Monday February 18th and concluded on  Tuesday…

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