Mary Hoey

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Midlands Priest Giving Out 'Goody Bags' This Ash Wednesday

Priests have had to look at alternative ways to mark the occasion, with covid restrictions still in place.

One priest in the midlands has come up with a creative way to mark Ash Wednesday this year.

Father Martin Delaney from Rathdowney-Errill, along with the local Church of Ireland rector, have been setting up a stand in Supervalu for a number of years to distribute ashes.

But, in order to comply with covid guidelines this year, Father Delaney is putting together 'goody bags' for his parishioners:

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