The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has honoured the Parish by conferring the Benemerenti Medal
—for long and exceptional service to the Catholic Church—
Michael McDermott, Castlewrixon;
Maurice O’Riordan, Castleharrison;
Tom & Mary Moloney, Castleharrison.
He has also conferred the Benemerenti Medal
—for service to Catholic Education—
Maria O’Hanlon McInerney, Loughlea;
Ena O’Regan, Shinanagh.