ACP Helpline


The restrictions that have been in place have meant huge changes in everyone’s life. Priests are no different in this new reality. Many are finding the isolation difficult.

If you are having difficulty, or are worried about a fellow priest, the ACP wants to help.

If you wish to talk to somebody, or need some guidance, we are here to listen or to refer you to a suitably qualified person who can help.

You are invited to ring one the numbers below. This is a confidential service.


Roy Donovan 087 222 5150;        Gerry O’Connor 087 232 0295

Tim Hazelwood 087 133 7164;    John Collins 086 804 6020

Tony Flannery 087 681 4699;     Brendan Hoban 086 606 5055

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