Conference in Dalgan on SS Finian, Colmcille and Columbanus

A one-day conference will take place on 28th March 2020 in Dalgan Park on the relevance of Saints Finian, Colmcille and Columbanus for Ireland...

Biodiversity Day in Dalgan

Ben Malone from the National Biodiversity Centre will facilitate the Columban Ecological Institute's first workshop of 2020. He will guide the group through the...

Fr Pat returns to Pakistan to research 40 years of Columban...

Fr Pat Raleigh writes about his return visit to Pakistan where he is researching the history of Columban mission in that country from 1979...

Fr Shay Cullen on the importance of protecting children online

There is a powerful force for good or evil that is present everywhere. You can’t see it, you can’t feel or hear it, yet...

An appreciation of Columban missionary Sr Marie Galvin

On the journey of life, we are blessed to meet people who really influence us. We are able to genuinely say that they have...

Significant anniversaries of Columban martyrs in 2020

In the January/February 2020 Editorial of the Far East magazine, Fr Raymond Husband, Regional Director of the Columbans in Ireland, highlights some significant anniversaries...

‘To Wish for a Home’

A new documentary on the homeless and housing crisis in Ireland by Columban Fr Malachy Smyth and Paul Harney of ‘Thats That’ production company.

Remembering Rufus

‘Remembering Rufus’ is a radio documentary which was commissioned by the Columbans, with support from Misean Cara, and broadcast on Newstalk 106 – 108 fm on 16 November 2013. In Easter week 2013, documentary maker Brian Kenny, working in collaboration with Fr Malachy Smyth, travelled to the Philippines with the intention of telling the story […]