Area Gathering in Tallaght 2019

Over 160 parishioners attended the annual gathering of the parishes from deaneries of Blessington, South Dublin and Tallaght in the Maldron Hotel, Tallaght on Saturday 23rd November.

The morning began with prayer and reflection. Bishop Eamonn Walsh then introduced Fr. Liam Rigney, who has recently been appointed as Episcopal Vicar for the Pastoral Area.

Parishioners had a choice of workshops to nourish and deepen their faith.

  • Scripture, (Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew) Jessie Rogers
  • Christus Vivit-Mental Wealth in a Disconnected Age, Fr Alan Hilliard


  • Supporting the First and Best Teachers, (ways to enable parents to pray with their child) Ms Elaine Mahon


  • Ministry- “Understanding the “Why” behind “What” we do”.

Natasha Geoghegan and Conor McCann (Diocesan Parish Pastoral Workers)