After a very long delay the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) has confirmed an offer of grant aid towards the work on the spires. This follows completion of the first phase of the project – investigation and analysis of the condition of the spire. Phase Two could not begin until this confirmation was received. A contractor for the stone work has already been appointed and his team is ready to start. Work will recommence in early January 2015.
I thank you for your continued support through your contributions to the Building Fund which, so far, have allowed us to keep ahead of payments.
Monsignor Donnelly, Fr McGirr and Fr Zimnoch would like to wish all their parishioners a Happy and Peaceful Christmas.