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Big Hymn Sing Services
Cashel, Ferns & Ossory

  • Sunday 5th May ~ St. Colman's Church, Templeshanbo, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford  Y21 XR76 ~ A "Big Hymn Sing" and celebration 80th Anniversay of Killanne/Killegney Branch of Mothers Union. Service @ 3p.m.

  • Friday 9th August ~ Mary Sumner Day ~ Diocesan "Big Hymn Service"

Derry and Raphoe:

Friday, 24th May ~ Gospel Concert in the Acorn Centre, Culmore at 8 pm

Cork, Cloyne & Ross:

  • Saturday 27th April ~ St. Fachtna's Cathedral, Rosscarbery at 11a.m.


  • Sunday 19th May ~  3 o'clock in All Saints' Parish Church, Antrim


  • Friday 9th August ~ Brackaville Parish Church, Dungannon Rd., Coalisland BT71 4HT at 7.00 p.m.


Theme for 2024
Transformation - Now!

  • 1st January ~ New Year's Day
  • 6th January ~ The Feast of the Epiphany
  • 9th January ~ Trustees meeting via ZOOM
  • 10th January ~ Holy Communion Service in Armagh Diocese @ 7.30p.m. in St. Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh (Cathedral Close, 43 Abbey Street, Armagh, BT61 7DY)

  • 1st February ~ St. Brigid's Day
  • 1st February ~ Holy Communion Service in Clogher Diocese ~ 11.00 a.m. in St. Macartin's Cathedral (Church Street, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh BT74 7DW
  • 5th February ~ St Brigid's Day Bank Holiday Monday (IRL)
  • 7th February ~ Annabella Hayes Day (More details to follow of event to be held via ZOOM)
  • 24th  February ~ All-Ireland Unit Coordinators' Meetings in CITI (The Church of Ireland Theological Institute, Braemor Park, Churchtown, Dublin. D14 KX24)
  • Note: All four units will meet in CITI on 24th

The window in the Chapel at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, which was given to the Mothers’ Union for their use

  • 1st March ~ St. David's Day & The World Day of Prayer
  • 2nd March ~ The Big Hymn Sing in St. Canice's Cathedral, Kilkenny @ 2.00p.m. (The Close, Coach Road, Kilkenny City, R95 V63H)
  • 7th March ~ Holy Communion Service in Diocese of Tuam, Limerick & Killaloe ~ St. Flannan's Cathedral Co. Clare @ 10.30 a.m. (The service will be live streamed via the cathedral website https://st-flannans.weebly.com/live-feed-old.html )
  • 10th March ~ Mothering Sunday
  • 17th March ~ St. Patrick's Day
  • 18th March ~ St. Patrick's Day Bank Holiday Monday
  • 28th March ~ Maundy Thursday
  • 29th March ~ Good Friday
  • 31st March ~ Easter Sunday

  • 1st April ~ Easter Bank Holiday Monday
  • 11th April ~  Holy Communion Service in Kilmore, Elphin & Ardagh Diocese  at 11.00a.m in St. John's Church, Longford (Church Street, Longford Town. N39 KP59)
  • 13th April ~ All Ireland Council meeting in Kilternan Parish Centre ( Kilternan Centre, Enniskerry Road, Kilternan,  D18 ET99)

  • 2nd May ~ All Ireland Service in Christ Church Cathedral @ 11.15 a.m. (Christchurch Place, Wood Quay, Dublin D08 TF98)
  • 9th May ~ Ascension Thursday
  • 10th - 11th  May ~ General Synod in Armagh City Hotel
  • 14th May ~ Day 3 of General Synod via ZOOM
  • Saturday 18th May ~  All Ireland Trustee meeting in person (venue to be confirmed)

  • 6th  June ~ Holy Communion Service Connor Diocese in All Saint's Parish Church, Antrim @ 7.30 p.m. (All saint's Parish Church, 1 Church Street, Antrim. BT41 4BE)

  • 4th July ~ Holy Communion Service in Cork, Cloyne & Ross Diocese in St Mary's Church, Fanlobbus Union, Dunmanway (Main Street, Dunmanway, Co. Cork.  P47 Y997
  • 1st  August ~ Holy Communion Service in Down & Dromore Diocese in Down Cathedral, Downpatrick @ 11.15 a.m. (English Street, Downpatrick. BT30 6AB
  • 9th  August ~ Mary Sumner Day

Click HERE to download a service which can be used for Mary Sumner Day


        Mary Sumner               Annabella Hayes

  • 5th September ~ Holy Communion Service in Meath & Kildare Diocese in St David’s Church, Naas, Co Kildare, W91 D7XY, on Thursday September 05 at 11.30am.
  • 17th to 19th September ~ National Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska, Co. Laois, Ireland ~ (Diocese of Cashel, Ferns & Ossory)
  • 28th September ~ All Ireland Trustee Meeting in person (Venue to be confirmed)


  • 3rd October ~ Holy Communion Service in Derry & Raphoe Diocese in St. Columb's Cathedral @11.00 a.m. (17 London Street, Londonderry. BT48 6RQ
  • 11th & 12th October ~ 2024 Getaway. Venue: The Armagh City Hotel, Armagh
  • 19th October ~ All Ireland Council Meeting, Springfield Hotel (Leixlip Road, Kildare, W23 W280)

  • 7th November ~ Holy Communion Service in Cashel, Ferns, Ossory Diocese in St. Mary's Parish, Carlow @ 11.30 a.m. (Church Street, Carlow. R93 YW77
  • 16th November ~ Big Hymn Sing in Ballymena (more details to follow)
  • 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Base Violence
Mothers’ Union All-Ireland Vigils 2024

  • 3rd December ~ All Ireland Trustee Meeting via ZOOM
  • 5th December ~  Holy Communion Service in Diocese of Dublin & Glendalough in Christ Church Cathedral @ 11.15 a.m (Christchurch Place, Wood Quay, Dublin D08 TF98)
  • 25th December ~ Christmas Day
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