Martin Carney Launches 5th edition of New Dawn

Martin Carney, who launched the Summer Issue

The fifth edition of New Dawn- the magazine of the pastoral council of the Archdiocese of Tuam- was launched by RTE GAA commentator and former Mayo and Donegal footballer Martin Carney at the weekend.

Speaking at the launch in Castlebar, Martin paid tribute to

The 44 page magazine will go on sale (€3) at churches throughout the archdiocese on the weekend of June 8th and 9th. The magazine first appeared in 2012 in response to a need, expressed at various “listening” meetings, for an effective communications medium in the archdiocese.

Included in the current publication are a variety of interesting and diverse articles many of which are illuminated by colourful photography.

Photos of Launch by kind courtesy of Fr. Stephen Farragher




6 Obituary – Canon Paddy Costello

7 St Colman’s College

8 Blessing of the roads

9 Day for Life, Knock

10 Jubliarians

11 Deirdre Quinn Mamean poetry

12 Carmelite Sisters

14 Media and the Church

16 Chór Mayo

17 Mayo Abbey

18 Louisburgh community spirit

20 Year of Faith

24 Fr Peter Gannon – People Profile

25 Mise agus JFK

26 Glenamaddy – Parish Profile

28 The future of the Church

29 Garrafrauns Parish – a history

30 Cléir agus Pobal i gComhar

31 Passing on the Faith

32 Challenges facing Pope Francis

33 Books – ‘Time Out; by Ronan Scully

34 Sport – The Maamturk Challenge

35 Sport – Via Francigena

36 Transition Year students shine

37 Religious education in primary school

38 Parish Directory

40 Puzzle page

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