Uibh Laoire parish, which includes Inchigeela and Ballingeary, hosted a visit from Bishop Fintan Gavin to mark the traditional pilgrimage connected with St. Finbarr’s feast day.
Bishop Fintan celebrated Mass in Inchigeela and in Ballingeary and also met parishioners and visitors.
On Sunday 25th, Bishop Fintan was the principal celebrant of Mass at St. Finbarr’s Oratory in Gougane Barra.
Co-Parish Priest Fr. Anthony O’Mahony concelebrated as did newly ordained Fr. Ronan Sheehan who also preached the homily.
Images from Ballingeary by Nóirín Uí Thuama
Images from Gougane Barra by Brandy Twomey