The Skinny on the Schism

  • Episode 1 – The Skinny on the Schism

    We are introduced to Callan Parish Priest Fr Robert O’Keeffe and hear about the argument he had with his Bishop in this first episode of The Skinny on the Schism https://soundcloud.com/kclr96fm/part-1-skinny-on-the-schism

  • Episode 2 – The Skinny on the Schism

    The story unfolds in our docu-drama ‘The Skinny on the Schism’, and in Part 2 we hear that the priest Fr Robert O’Keeffe begins to take court cases against his bishop and curates. Callan is split between loyalties to the priest and bishop and rioting a …

  • Episode 3 – The Skinny on the Schism

    In Part 3 of The Skinny on the Schism, the Catholic Church suspend Fr O’Keeffe as parish priest of Callan, manager of the National School and chaplain of Poor House. The suspension comes from Cardinal Cullen and is published! Fr O’Keeffe says its libel …

  • Episode 4 – The Skinny on the Schism

    In our final program we hear about how the Fr Robert O’Keeffe affair went on to influence proceedings in the English Parliament and explore why the English decided not to get involved. https://soundcloud.com/kclr96fm/part-4-the-skinny-on-the-schism

The Skinny on the Schism is a four part docu-drama that tells the story of Fr Robert O’Keeffe and the Callan Schism

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