Forgney Church celebrates renovations

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Parishioners have celebrated a programme of renovations in Forgney Church. Over recent months extensive work has been completed on heating, lighting, drainage and other maintenance for the church building.

Forgney is an area in Co Longford associated with the poet Oliver goldsmith. The Church of Ireland church in Forgney, the Church of St. Munis, is where the Rev. Charles Goldsmith, father of the poet, ministered from 1718 to 1730.

Bishop Pat Storey dedicated the completed work at a special service on the afternoon of Sunday 25th February, when she also preached. The service was led by Rev Trevor Sullivan.