When the COVID-19 pandemic is defeated, the Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) would like the government to declare a national day of mourning and reflection. The foundation is calling for a series of events remembering those who have died since COVID-19 arrived in this country in March. The aim would be to remember those who have
Mgr Ciaran O’Carroll, rector of the Irish College in Rome and a first cousin of the esteemed broadcaster, admitted to mourners in St Brigid’s Church, Kill, Co Kildare that the news of her death “came as a dreadful shock”.
Queen awards British Empire Medal to Sr Philomena Purcell, an Ursuline originally from Mullinavatt in Co Kilkenny, who at 77 continues to serve as chaplain to HMP Chelmsford.
Fr Liam Hayes dedicated his life to the poor of Obera where he set up homes for children and adults with severe physical and intellectual disabilities as well as a hospice.
“We are delighted with the support of the IMO membership for standardised peri-natal palliative care protocols" - Jennifer Kehoe, spokesperson for One Day More.