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Jubilee 800

On the 1st of May the Dominican Family of Belfast celebrated with great joy the 800th Jubilee of the Order. Dominican Friars first arrived in the Diocese of Down and Connor in 1244 founding a convent at Newtownards, north of Belfast City. The Priory was destroyed during the persecutions of

This year the Dominican Order celebrates their 800th Jubilee of the foundation of the order. This short video gives some history of the Irish Province since the Dominicans arrived in Ireland almost 800 years ago in 1224.

A short video showing the celebration of the opening of the 800th Jubilee of the Dominican Order