Pope Francis - Monthly Prayer Intention

Pope Francis and other religious leaders appear in a new video regarding a monthly prayer intention. The Pope Video is a global initiative developed by the Pope World Prayer Network (Apostleship of Prayer) to assist in the dissemination of monthly intentions of the Holy Father related to the challenges facing humanity.


Pioneer Ball 2016

The 20th National Pioneer Ball takes place in the Clarion Hotel, Sligo on the 16th April 2016. Pioneers and friends are welcome to attend.

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Christmas Cards & 2016 Calendar



Order your Christmas Cards and 2016 Sacred Heart Calendar today!

Contact Central Office - (00353) 01 874 9464 or order via our On-Line shop.

Private Members Draw 2015 - 2016

membersdraw1It is this time of year again when we commence our Private Members’ Draw!

Pioneer Association Golf Classic 2015

Mr. Eamon Keatings Team


The annual Pioneer Golf Classic fundraiser took place in Clontarf Golf Club on Friday 3rd July 2015. The weather played its part as it was a gloriously bright and sunny day, ideal conditions for a perfect round of golf!

Pioneer Pilgrimage to Knock 2015


Sunday 19th July 2015

Pioneer Association/Matt Talbot/Apostleship of Prayer Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine. Mass to be celebrated by the Primate of All Ireland Archbishop Eamon Martin

2.30pm: Blessing of the Sick

3.00pm: Celebration of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass

All Pioneers are encouraged to take part in this special day.

Pioneer Association's Members Raffle 2015 - Results


Congratulations to the winners of the Pioneer Association Members’ Draw which took place on Wednesday 1st July 2015. The winner of the first prize of €2,000 was Ms. Moran from Co. Wexford. The winner of the second prize of €500 was Mr. Gildea from Co. Leitrim. The winner of the third prize of €250 was Ms. Rocks from Co. Down. We extend our gratitude to all those who purchased tickets and supported our raffle. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.

Berkeley Tragedy

We extend our condolences to the victims of the Berkeley California tragedy and offer our deepest sympathies to the families concerned. We have had Requiem Mass offered for the repose of their souls. Fr. McGuckian, Central Spiritual Director of the Pioneer Association, presented a Young Pioneer pin to Eimear Walsh, in the parish church of Foxrock while she was a student at Loreto College. Eimear features in a photograph below taken at a young pioneer meeting during her schooldays. She is the centre of the three.

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