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Archbishop Eamon Martin

Maynooth poised for dynamic role in 21st century as it celebrates 225th anniversary, says primate

"Maynooth’s potential for encounter and exchange is unique: three partner institutions, side by side on this historic campus, perfectly situated in one of most attractive towns in this country - the possibilities for study, research, community building and dialogue are endless."

2019.11.10.

RTÉ broadcaster Gay Byrne will be remembered for generations, says Archbishop of Armagh

Archbishop Eamon Martin described Gay Byrne as a gifted and groundbreaking broadcaster who will be remembered and quoted for generations.

2019.11.05.

Church of Ireland Primate announces his retirement

Archbishop Richard Clarke, who is 70, will continue to carry out all duties and responsibilities until 2nd February 2020. After that date, the Church of Ireland House of Bishops will consider the selection of a successor.

2019.11.03.

Prayers for Purfleet: Archbishop of Armagh appeals for help to end human trafficking

“Let us resolve to raise awareness, to keep our eyes open and to cooperate at all levels of society for an end to this evil in our midst,” says Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh.

2019.10.28.

New Bishop of Clonfert consecrated in Loughrea

‘God is real, Christ is alive, He is present, He wants to befriend each one of us, forgive us, heal us, free us, involve us in the loving community of faith and make our lives better,’ said Bishop Michael Duignan in his first address as a member of the Irish hierarchy.

2019.10.14.

Laudato Tree project aims to create corridor of trees across Africa

“I think this project could especially catch the imagination of the young people of Ireland, in their youth groups, schools, colleges and workplaces,” said Archbishop Eamon Martin.

2019.10.06.

“It is time to revive our missionary genes”

Archbishop Eamon Martin launches the Extraordinary Month of Mission and urges dioceses, congregations and young people to support the ‘Laudato Tree’ project.

2019.10.02.

Primate pleads with NI’s politicians to return to Stormont

Church leaders join forces in a bid to halt "barbaric abortion legislation”.

2019.10.01.

Primate to lead special prayer service ‘For Ireland and for Humanity’

Archbishop Eamon Martin appeals to the faithful to join him in commemorating two papal visits at the Papal Cross near Drogheda, Co. Louth.

2019.09.27.

Primate makes fresh appeal over NI’s ‘Disappeared’

Out of the 16 people who ‘disappeared’ during the Troubles, 3 have still to be found: Columba McVeigh, Joe Lynskey and Robert Nairac.

2019.09.24.

Tributes paid to the late Bishop Séamus Hegarty

"His concern for Irish emigrants around the world was constant and heartfelt."

2019.09.22.

March for their Lives protests Northern Ireland abortion law

"More than 20,000 people, from every tradition, attended the March because people are outraged that Westminster has hijacked our democratic process and has sought to impose abortion on Northern Ireland."

2019.09.09.

Archbishop recalls Nazi invasion of Poland on 80th anniversary

“You, the Polish people, have known first-hand the horror and demeaning impact of the Second World War.”

2019.09.02.

Archbishop prays for man injured in Dundalk cemetery incident

The incident is “an opportunity for all of us just to think how fragile our lives are. We have to look after each other and take care of each other at all times.”

2019.07.23.

Ireland’s newest bishop expresses hope for the Church’s future

“Now is the time for us, people and clergy together, to listen to the promptings of the Holy Spirit in order to shape a Church fit for purpose in the 21st  century.”

2019.07.22.

Armagh to get new bishop on Sunday

Fr Michael Router’s elevation to the hierarchy was announced by Pope Francis in May this year. The 54-year-old Cavanman will be appointed the titular bishop of Lugmad.

2019.07.20.

NI bishops alarmed by Westminster’s reckless undermining of devolution

“Citizens deserve the fullest participation in the democratic debate about the legislation which governs it.”

2019.07.18.

Pope Francis appoints Fr Michael Duignan as Bishop of Clonfert

“As one of the youngest priests in the Diocese of Elphin, he has made an enormous contribution to the mission of the diocese, particularly in the area of education.”

2019.07.16.

“This sculpture is much more than a work of art”

Archbishop Eamon Martin unveils new statue of St Oliver Plunkett by Dony MacManus in honour of martyrs yesterday, today and tomorrow.

2019.07.12.

St Oliver Plunkett is “a saint for the whole world”

Primate recalls “outstanding” example martyred Saint gave as the 350th anniversary of the appointment of Oliver Plunkett as Archbishop of Armagh is marked.

2019.07.09.

Armagh remembers Oliver Plunkett in triduum of prayer

New statue in Armagh Cathedral honours martyrs of the past, present and future.

2019.07.08.

Primate pays tribute to Irish Church Music Association’s ministry

“You know that when music of beauty is chosen, which is inspired by our faith, and is offered to God from the very best of our efforts, God can work through it to inspire the souls of others, nourish their faith, and bring them closer to him.”

2019.07.03.

Church leader to join thousands at pro-life rally

“The government has failed to put safeguards in place because they were in such a rush to legalise the most liberal abortion law possible.”

2019.06.29.

Eucharistic adoration to become more prevalent as Mass numbers decline

“In the future when weekday and even Sunday Mass is not available, some of you might be formed to lead a period of guided adoration with prayers, praise and sharing of the Word of God.”

2019.06.17.

National Evangelisation Teams marks 15 years in Ireland

“It is my prayer that all the lay faithful will realise that we are all called by Baptism and Confirmation to be a part of a new springtime for the faith.”

2019.06.08.

“Put out into the deep of the internet”

Seminar marking World Communications Day highlights new continent of the digital world as opportunity for mission.

2019.05.31.

Archbishop recommends five-a-day prayer diet

"I ask you to think of five different people, that the love of Christ may really take root in their hearts."

2019.05.27.

New papal edict on abuse is significant for the global Church

In order that the phenomena of sexual abuse, in all their forms, never happen again, “a continuous and profound conversion of hearts is needed, attested by concrete and effective actions that involve everyone in the Church,” says Pope.

2019.05.11.

Fr Michael Router appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Armagh

Kilmore priest warns that the Church must never hanker for the certainties of the past but work towards creating a new expression of what it means to be Church in this time and this place.

2019.05.07.

“Seek to make a difference” Primate tells TCD students

“Seek to be remembered because you saved lives – even one life – by your empathy, your words, your actions," Archbishop Eamon Martin said at the Trinity Monday Service of Thanksgiving and Commemoration at TCD chapel.

2019.04.30.
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