Sisters of Mercy

There was a special gathering at the 12pm Mass in the cathedral on Sunday December 20, which was a Con-celebrated Mass of Thanksgiving for the work and presence of the Sisters of Mercy in Ballaghaderreen since 1971.

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Sisters of Mercy from the Diocese of Achonry gathered with Bishop Brendan and con-celebrants after Mass of Thanksgiving. (Photo Michael McCormack)

The last of the sisters to leave the parish was Sr Dolores Gallagher  at the end of October 2015.