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#Ash Wednesday

# ash-wednesday - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

'Record numbers' attend Ash Wednesday drive thru in Galway church

Meanwhile, Archbishop Eamon Martin has launched a Twitter and Instagram campaign for Lent.

# ash-wednesday - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Poll: Will your kids be giving anything up for Lent this year? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Will your kids be giving anything up for Lent this year?

Is Lent a thing of the past – even for Catholics?

# ash-wednesday - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge That drive-thru Ash Wednesday service took place this morning, and the photos are incredible Ash Wednesday

# ash-wednesday - Friday 24 February, 2017

'Drive-thru' ashes coming to Galway for the start of Lent

People will be able to drive in one church gate, get their ashes, and exit out another gate at Glenamady Church.

# ash-wednesday - Thursday 23 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge A church in Galway is setting up a drive-thru service for Ash Wednesday Roll The Window Down

A church in Galway is setting up a drive-thru service for Ash Wednesday

And a Lenten box will be available too.

# ash-wednesday - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

From The42 Clash of the Ash (Wednesday): 16 hurleys that paid for their sins Ash Cloud This post contains images

Clash of the Ash (Wednesday): 16 hurleys that paid for their sins

Something’s got to give in elite hurling.

From The Daily Edge This Irish mammy takes Ash Wednesday SUPER seriously Irish Mammies

Why do people get ashes on their head today?

And why don’t some eat meat?

# ash-wednesday - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

The 11 greatest #prelfies (priest selfies) from Ash Wednesday

For thine is the kingdom, the power and the selfie.

From The Daily Edge The 11 greatest #prelfies (priest selfies) from Ash Wednesday Prelfies

The 11 greatest #prelfies (priest selfies) from Ash Wednesday

For thine is the kingdom, the power and the selfie.

From The Daily Edge 10 things every Irish person knows to be true about Lent Truths

10 things every Irish person knows to be true about Lent

The smugness! The Trócaire Box! The cravings!

# ash-wednesday - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Open thread: What's the weirdest thing you've ever done for Lent?

…Or plan to do this time.

# ash-wednesday - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge All of these people have already failed at Lent I Give Up

All of these people have already failed at Lent

They just couldn’t make it through those 40 days and 40 nights.

From The Daily Edge 11 Ash Wednesday chat-up lines guaranteed to make you cringe Dat Ash

11 Ash Wednesday chat-up lines guaranteed to make you cringe

#AshWednesdayChatupLines at your SERVICE.

# ash-wednesday - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

'I resigned for the good of the church' - Pope Benedict

In his Ash Wednesday address, the pontiff asked for Catholics to “keep praying” for him.

Column: 'If I could go back in time, I never would've put that first cigarette in my mouth'

On National No Smoking Day, Joan Conway tells how she gave up smoking at 45 – after first taking up the habit at the tender age of 17.

From The42 8 things the Irish sports fan should give up for Lent Lent This post contains videos

8 things the Irish sports fan should give up for Lent

Give up them aul’ sins.

# ash-wednesday - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge It's Shrove Tuesday, so here's 5 essential videos for making pancakes Pancake Tuesday This post contains videos

# ash-wednesday - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Ten things you may not know about Ash Wednesday

Christians across the country will be observing the holy day – but how much do you know about it?