The Irish Blessing – 11am, Sunday 31st May 2020
The Irish Blessing is dedicated to each and every one of our key workers and those they care for on the island of Ireland. The list below contains the dedications of those who were involved in the recording.
In recognition of the dedicated service of all involved in providing essential services during these challenging times, singers and musicians in churches on the island of Ireland were invited to take part in a unique singing, musical and blessing experience.
At a local level, participants were asked to select a facility which provides an essential service and to dedicate their rendition of the specially adapted hymn: Be Thou my Vision, to that facility.
174 Trust NI | Action Trauma NI | Adelaide House Care Home Belfast | Air Ambulance NI | Altnagelvin Hospital Derry | Alzheimer’s Society Ireland | Alzheimer’s Society NI | Annahilt Care Home Down | Antrim Area Hospital | Antrim Area Hospital Cardiology Dept | Antrim Road Medical Centre Belfast | ARI Thursday Club Ballybrown | Autism NI | Aware NI | Ballyclare Together Antrim | Ballymena Foodbank Antrim | Bangor Food Bank and Community Support | Barnardos Ireland | Belfast City Council Staff | Belfast City Hospital Renal Unit | Belfast City Nightingale Hospital | Breast Cancer Research UK | Cairnhill Nursing Home Bray | Carers | Cancer Ireland | Carlow Womens Aid | Carrick Community | Cavan Garda Station | Christian Concern | Christians Against Poverty Carrickfergus Antrim | Clonakilty Community Hospital Cork | Clondalkin Towers Direct Provision Centre for Asylum-Seekers | Coaching 4 Christ | College Students |Community of Nazareth | Compassion Londonderry | Connolly Hospital Woodlands Ward Dublin | Cork Penny Dinners Cork | Corrymeela Community | Craigavon Area Hospital Armagh | Craigavon Medical Staff and Workers | Craigavon Area Hospital Intensive Care Unit | Crown Jesus Ministries | Daffodil Nurses Ireland | Debsandy Foundation Ireland | Delivery Drivers | Doctors of the HSE | Dom Research Centre Antrim | Down Hospital | Downs Syndrome Association | Downshire Primary School Hillsborough Down | Dublin Christian Mission | Dundalk Group of Parishes | Dungiven Young Farmers Derry | Essential Workers | Everyone Affected by Coronavirus | Everyone who stayed at home | Exodus Lisburn Antrim | Farranlea Community Nursing Unit | Fields of Life | Fireﬁghters for Christ | First Responders | Fivemiletown Coronavirus Response Group Fermanagh | For the Glory of God | frontline19.com | Frontline Workers | Glaslought Community Monaghan | Glebe House Nursing Home Kilternan Dublin | Glenabbey Manor Care Home Antrim | Glengara Park Nursing Home Glenageary Dublin | Glenview Care Home Cabragh Tyrone | Grace Ministries Thailand | HomePlus Belfast | Hope for the Homeless Cork | Hope Trust | Hosford House Homeless Shelter Belfast | Hospitals and Medical Teams | Hospital Chaplains | In memory of Steven Malagraph (ER nurse NY) | Key Workers | Key Workers in Ballymena and Surrounding areas of Co Antrim | Latin Link | Limerick Prison Staff | Limerick Suicide Watch | Lisburn Foodbank Antrim | Louth County Hospital | MacMillan Cancer Support | Magee Christian Union | Marie Curie Hospice Belfast | Marie Curie Nurses | Mayo General Hospital Castlebar | Mayo University Hospital | Meath Diocesan Choir | Melissa Annette and Her Cleaning Staff | Merchants Quay Homeless & Drug Service Dublin | Mercy Hospital Cork | Methodist World Development and Relief | Middletown Community Forum | Mount Tabor Nursing Home Dublin | Mountvale Nursing Home Dromore Down | Mustard Seed Project | National Bible Society of Ireland | New Wine Ireland | Newtownabbey Foodbank Antrim | Newtownards and Comber Parish | NHS All Trusts | NHS Organ Donation | NHS Staff | NI Ambulance Service | NI Chest Heart & Stroke | NI Childrens Hospice | NI COVID Charities | NI Hospice | Nicholson House Care Home Lisburn Antrim | Northern Health & Social Care Trust | Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service | Novas Homeless Help Limerick | Nurses in Ireland | Nursing & Care Homes in Newtownabbey Antrim | Omagh Palliative Care Unit Staff | Order of Malta Coalisland Tyrone | Origin Ballymoney Antrim | Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda | Parents of Small Children | Parishes of Drumcree Armagh | Parishes of Springﬁeld, Brookﬁeld and Jobstown Dublin | Peace Haven Trust Services Greystones Co Wicklow | Pieta House | PIPS Charity | Portadown Health Centre Armagh | RCCG Missions | Researchers | Resourcing Pastoral Carers Course – Association Christian Counselling NI | River House Residential Home Newcastle Down | Rotunda Maternity Hospital Dublin | Royal School of Church Music | Royal Victoria Hospital for Sick Children Belfast | Sacred Heart Residence Raheny Dublin | Saints and Sceptics Armagh | Sligo University Hospital | South Belfast Food Bank | Southern Area Hospice Newry | Sperrinview Special School Dungannon | Spirit Radio | St Francis Hospice Dublin | St Patricks Nursing Home Baldoyle Dublin | St Vincent de Paul Society| Storehouse Belfast | Street Angels Homeless Group Cork | Students studying in Belfast | Summer Madness | Tallaght University Hospital Dublin | Teachers and Home Schoolers | Team Hope | Tearfund | Temple Street Childrens Hospital | The Bereaved | The City of Derry/ Londonderry | The Firs Assisted Living Facility Ballygawley Tyrone | The Homeless | The Joint Newtownards Churches Response to Covid-19 | The Light House Christian Mission Dublin | The Link Family and Community Centre Down | The Marginalised in Ireland | The Meadows Care Home Richhill Armagh | The People of Ireland | The People of Tullow Carlow | The People Who Stayed at Home | The Rental Unit Ulster Hospital Dundonald Down | The Ulster Scots Bible Translation Project | The Whole World | Those Affected by Covid-19 | Those Sick and Alone in Hospital | Those With Addictions | Tiglin Challenge | Tiō Associates | Trinity House Care Home Garvagh Derry | Trócaire | Ulster Hospital | Via Wings Dromore Down | Welcome Organisation Belfast | Wicklow Churches Together | World Health Organisation | Young People Across Ireland | Zoe Community Dublin
Contributing Churches and Organisations
Abbey Church Newtownards Down | Abbeyleix & Killermogh Union of Parishes Laois I Adelaide Road Presbyterian Church Dublin | All Nations Church Dublin | All Saints Clooney (COI) Londonderry | All Saints Parish Ballymena Antrim | Amazing Grace Fellowship (Elim) Westport Mayo | Annaghmore Parish Church Armagh | Antrim Baptist Church | Archdiocese of Armagh | Ardkeen Parish Kircubbin Down | Armagh City Vineyard | Ballyclare Presbyterian Church Antrim | Ballycraigy Congregational Church Newtownabbey Antrim | Ballydown Presbyterian Church Down | Ballylinney Presbyterian Church Antrim | Ballywillan Presbyterian Church Portrush Antrim | Balteagh Presbyterian Church Derry | Banagher Parish Derry | Banbridge Road Presbyterian Church Down | Bangor Elim Church Down | Bangor West Presbyterian Church Down | Belfast City Vineyard | Beragh Evangelical Church Omagh Tyrone | Betania Church Dublin I Boyle Group of Parishes Roscommon I Braid Catholic Parish Antrim I Braniel Church Belfast | Calry Parish Church Sligo | Carland Presbyterian Church Dungannon Tyrone | Carlow Methodist Church | Castlebar Christian Fellowship Mayo | Cathedral of The Assumption Carlow | Causeway Coast Vineyard Coleraine Derry | Cavanaleck Church Fermanagh | Christ Church Lisburn Antrim | Christ Church Presbyterian Church Rathgar Dublin | Christian Assembly Church Dublin | Christian Fellowship Church (CFC) Belfast | Church of Ireland Lower Shankill Belfast | Church of the Most Holy Redeemer Clonard Belfast | Church of The Incarnation Fettercairn Tallaght Dublin | Church of The Nazarene Larne Antrim | Comber Methodist Church Down I Corboy Presbyterian Church Longford I Corner Stone at The Well Wicklow | Cornerstone Church Bray Wicklow | Cornerstone City Church Derry | Crescent Church Belfast | Crescent Taizé Dock cafe Belfast | Crinken Church Shankill Dublin | Derg Parish Church Tyrone | Donabate Presbyterian Church Dublin | Dromore Cathedral Down | Drumcree Parish Portadown Armagh | Drung Parish Group (COI) Cavan | Dublin West Community Church Dublin | Dun Laoghaire Evangelical Church Dublin | Dunboyne and Rathmolyon Group (COI) Dunboyne Meath | Dundalk Group of Parishes Louth | Dundalk Community Church Louth | Dundonald Elim Church Down | East Belfast Mission | Elevate Community Church Limerick | Elim Church Ballymoney Antrim | Elmwood Presbyterian Lisburn Antrim | Emmanuel Church Portadown Armagh | Encounter Community Church Limavady Londonderry | Enniscorthy and Monart Union of Parishes (COI) Wexford | Every Nation Dublin | First Presbyterian Church Ballymoney Antrim | First Presbyterian Church Bangor Down | Fitzroy Presbyterian Church Belfast | Gateway Church Tullow Carlow | Glenabbey Church Newtownabbey Antrim | Good News Christian Church Cobh Cork | Grace Community Church Richhill Armagh | Granshaw Presbyterian Church Down | Greek Orthodox Community of the Annunciation Ireland | Greenisland Baptist Church Antrim | Greenland Presbyterian Church Antrim | Greenwell Street Presbyterian Church Newtownards Down | Greystone Road Presbyterian Antrim | Healing Rooms Dublin | Hill Street Presbyterian Church Lurgan Armagh | Hillsborough Presbyterian Church Down | Hillside Community Church Ballymena Antrim | Holy Cross Church Tramore Waterford | Holy Faith Sisters Dublin | Holy Family Parish Belfast | Holy Rosary Church Belfast | Holy Trinity Church Rathmines Dublin | Holy Trinity Church of South India Dublin | Holywood Baptist Church Down | Indian (Malankara) Orthodox Church Ireland | Journey Community Church Down | Joymount Presbyterian Church Carrickfergus Antrim | Kildare and Leighlin Diocese Carlow | Kilgariff (COI) Clonakilty Cork | Killeshandra (COI) Cavan | Killinchy Presbyterian Church Down | Kilkenny Community Church Kilkenny I Kill-o-the-Grange Church Dublin | Kilternan Parish Church Dublin | King’s Community Church Dublin I Knockbreda Parish Church Belfast | Lakelands Elim Carrick-on-Shannon Leitrim | Legacurry Presbyterian Church Down I Life Church Portlaoise Laois I Light for the People International Church Roscommon I Lisburn Cathedral Antrim | Lisburn Reformed Presbyterian Church Antrim | Living Water Catholic Charismatic Prayer Group Dublin | Loughshore Parishes Newtownabbey Antrim I Mahon Methodist Church Armagh | Manorhamilton (COI) Leitrim | Mid Antrim Vineyard Ballymena Antrim | Moneymore Presbyterian Church Londonderry | Mountain View Church Kilmacanogue Wicklow | Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (Dublin HQs) I Mountain of Fire and Miracles Drogheda Louth I Mountpottinger Methodist Church Belfast | Newmills Presbyterian Church Dungannon Tyrone | Newtownards and Comber Parish Down | Newtownbreda Baptist Church Belfast | North Clare Community Church Clare | Open Arms Church Kildare | Open Arms Church Shankill
Dublin | Open Door Church Newry Down I Orangeﬁeld Presbyterian Church Down | PatrickswellBallybrown Parish Limerick I Parish of the Travelling People Dublin | Portstewart Baptist Church Londonderry | Portadown Methodist Circuit Armagh I Railway Street Presbyterian Church Lisburn Antrim | Ravenhill Presbyterian Church Antrim | Redeemed Christian Church of God Open Heavens Glasnevin Dublin | Redeemed Christian Church of God Limerick | Redeemer Central Belfast Antrim | Regent St Presbyterian Church Newtownards Down | Richhill Quaker Meeting House Armagh | Richhill Presbyterian Church Armagh | River Of Life Church – Le Chéile Athlone Westmeath | Saintﬁeld and Carrickmannon Parish Down | Saintﬁeld Road Presbyterian Church | Sandford and St Philips Grouped Parishes Dublin | Shannon Christian Church Clare | Sligo City Church Sligo | St Andrews Church Killyman Tyrone | St Andrews Presbyterian Church Bangor Down | St Bartholomews Church Ballsbridge Dublin | St Bernadettes Castlereagh Belfast | St Catherines Church Dublin | St Columbas Church Omagh Tyrone | St Finbarrs (COI) Monaghan | St Finians Lutheran Church Dublin | St Finnians Belfast I St Galls Church Bangor Down | St John the Evangelist Parish Falls Road Belfast | St Johns (COI) Middletown Armagh | St John The Baptist (COI) Clontarf Dublin | St Marks Armagh | St Marks Church Ballymacash Lisburn Antrim | St Marks Church Pearse Street Dublin | St Marks Dundela Belfast | St Mary and St Annes Cathedral Cork | St Marys Chapel Lane Belfast | St Marys (COI) Julianstown Meath | St Matthews Ballygawley Tyrone | St Nicholas Church Collegiate Galway | St Patricks Cathedral Dublin | St Patricks Granard Longford I St Patricks Church Derrygonnelly Fermanagh | St Patricks Kenmare Kerry | St Patricks Parish Ballymoney Londonderry | St Patricks Ballymena and Ballyclug Parish Antrim | St Patricks Church Ballymoney Antrim | St Patricks Church Rochestown Cork | St Pauls Church Articlave Coleraine Derry | St Peters Church Dunboyne Meath | St Salvators Church Emyvale Monaghan | St Swithins Church Magherafelt Derry | Solid Rock Church Dublin | Star of the Sea Church Meath I Strandtown Baptist Church Belfast I Straid Congregational Church Antrim | Tallaght Methodist Church Dublin | The Church of Mary Saintﬁeld Down | The Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish of Carryduff and Drumbo Down | The Table Gathering Kells Antrim | Thriving Life Church Newtownards Down | Toberdoney Presbyterian Church Antrim | Trinity Church Dublin | Tullamore Presbyterian Church Offaly I Tullyallen Presbyterian Church Armagh | Ulster University Magee Christian Union Londonderry | United Parish of Ballynure & Ballyeaston (Ballyclare) | Warringstown Presbyterian Church Craigavon Armagh | West Church Ballymena Antrim | West Community Church Blanchardstown Dublin | Wexford Christian Community Church Wexford | Whiteabbey Presbyterian Church Newtownabbey Antrim | Wicklow Parish Wicklow | Willowﬁeld Church Belfast | Windsor Baptist Church Belfast
Choirs and Musical Groups
African Gospel Choir Dublin | Altnagelvin Hospital Choir Eglinton Derry | Ballymena Academy Chamber Choir Antrim | Belfast Community Gospel Choir | Cantiunculae Choir Belfast | Celtic Psalms Ballycastle Antrim and Dungannon Tyrone | Diocesan Choir Trim Meath | Discovery Gospel Choir | Donagh Community Choir Monaghan | Glenstal Monks Glenstal Abbey Limerick | Sligo Gospel Choir | Our Lady of Victories Gospel Choir Dublin | Holy Faith Past Pupils Choir Dublin | Irish Church Music Association | Island of Ireland Peace Choir Omagh – Waterford | New Irish Arts Ireland | Ossia Youth Choir | Redeemed Christian Church of God Regional Choir Ireland | The Priests | Tipperary Gospel Choir
Christian Ministries and Representative Groups
Autumn Soul Methodist Belfast/Sligo | Evangelical Alliance Ireland | Evangelical Alliance Northern Ireland | Fire Fighters for Christ Portglenone Antrim | Four Church Leaders Group | Heart of David Cork | Irish Church Together | Irish Council of Churches | Koinonia John the Baptist Community Ballymena Antrim | National Bible Society of Ireland | New Wine Ireland | OpenSkies Worship Antrim | Order of Malta Tyrone | Release Prison Ministries Lucan Dublin | Saints and Sceptics Apologetics Ministry Armagh | Spirit Radio Wicklow | Summer Madness Belfast | The Dock Café Belfast | The Hub Belfast | The Ulster Scots Bible Translation Project | TIO Associates Ireland | Treasure Unravelled | Turas Belfast | Wired Worship Donegal | YWAM Ireland | Zephaniah Dancers