On Sunday, 16th February, a group of people in Claregalway organised a special Mass which was celebrated in the Irish Language in the SMA House.
The Mass was celebrated by Fr. Paraic Kelly SMA. Mrs. Kathleen Dunleavy and Mrs.Mary Newell were the Readers. Dawn Glynn read the Responsorial Psalm. The prayers of the faithful were recited by S. McCallen and Michael Ó hEidhin. The members of the choir were Jim Cuddy, Martina Duggan, Marie Concannon, John and Mairéad Geraghty, Kathleen Dunleavy. Mass Servers were Anthony Noone and Paddy Moran. Joe Collins played the tin whistle during distribution of Holy Communion. The Mass was broadcast by Raidio na Gaeltachta.
There was a great crowd present at the Mass and they all enjoyed a cup of tea and a chat as Gaeilge.