Thousands of people from the Diocese of Meath were expected to take part in many of the Papal events this weekend.
Please note that choir buses will leave at 7:00am on Sunday morning from the Fair Green, Navan.
Here is the schedule for Day One of the Holy Father’s visit – Saturday 25 August 2018
08:15 Departure by plane from Rome/Fiumicino for Dublin
10:30 Arrival at Dublin International Airport
10:45 Transfer to Áras an Uachtaráin
11:15 Arrival at the Presidential Residence
WELCOME CEREMONY in front of the main entrance of the Residence
11:30 COURTESY VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT in the Presidential Residence
12:00 Transfer to Dublin Castle
12:10 Arrival at Dublin Castle
MEETING WITH AUTHORITIES, CIVIL SOCIETY AND DIPLOMATIC CORPS in Dublin Castle – Speech of the Holy Father
15:30 Arrival at St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral
VISIT to the CATHEDRAL – Greeting of the Holy Father
16:15 Transfer to the Day Centre of the Capuchin Fathers
Popemobile Route Dublin City Centre
Pope Francis will travel around the city on a Popemobile on Saturday 25 August. Click on the image below to download a PDF of the route map and location for wheelchair users.
16:30 PRIVATE VISIT to the DAY CENTRE FOR HOMELESS FAMILIES of the CAPUCHIN FATHERS
19:30 Arrival at Croke Park Stadium
19:45 FESTIVAL OF FAMILIES in Croke Park Stadium – Speech of the Holy Father