About Us

Cumann Gaelach na hEaglaise: The Irish Guild of the Church was founded in 1914 to promote the use of Irish in the Church of Ireland. Its specific aims were to:

  • promote all that tends to preserve within the Church of Ireland the spirit of the ancient Celtic Church and to provide a bond of union for all members of the Church of Ireland inspired with Irish ideals,
  • promote the use of the Irish language in the Church,
  • collect from Irish sources suitable hymns and other devotional literature,
  • encourage the use of Irish art and music in the Church.