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O Spem Miram – CD Launch

On Friday the 26th of November 2021 the Dominican Friars of the Province of Ireland launched a CD with recordings of chants in honour of the the eighth centenary of the Dies Natalis of our Holy Father St. Dominic. The recording was carried out under the direction of Dr John O’Keeffe (Maynooth University), and features […]

A Life of Love: The Dominican Vocation

Stained glass window with jubilee logo

Three friars of the Irish Province of Dominicans, Finian Lynch OP, Jesse Maingot OP, and Conor McDonough OP, reflect on the Dominican mission. Filmed and edited by Andrew Ascough. To explore a vocation with the Irish Dominicans, contact Colm Mannion OP,, and visit

Launch of CD of Dominican hymns and chants

As part of the Dominican Jubilee 21 celebrations in honour of St. Dominic, a group of Friars of the Province of Ireland has recorded a CD of hymns and chants from the Dominican liturgical repertory. The CD, O Spem Miram (O Wonderful Hope) will be launched in St. Mary’s Priory Church, Tallaght, on Friday, November […]

Dominican Pilgrimage to Knock

On Sunday 10 October, the annual Dominican Pilgrimage took place again after last year’s pilgrimage was cancelled due to the pandemic. While smaller then other years many associated with the Dominican Family gathered in Knock on a very sunny day to celebrate together. Fr John Harris OP, the newly elected provincial, was the main celebrant […]

Video of the Habit Receptions and Professions 2021

This short video shows the highlights of two recent ceremonies held in St Mary’s Priory, Cork: the Reception of the Habit of our four new novices (September 14, the Feast of the Holy Cross), and the Simple Professions of the three novices who have completed their noviciate year (September 15, the Memorial of Our Lady […]

Simple Professions 2021

The day after the new Novices received their habits, the Novices who have completed their noviciate year make their Simple Profession. This is their official entry into the Order as Dominicans, and the brothers have made this profession for three years. They will now go to Dublin to start their studies in our Studium in St. […]