In this KFM interview, Fr Paddy Byrne reflects on the kind of church renewal that is needed in the wake of the Cloyne report.



Fr Paddy Byrne is a curate in Bagenalstown Parish.  You can follow his blog here – Fr Paddy’s Blog

Presenter – Brenda Drumm

Religion Matters is presented by Brenda Drumm on Sundays between 8am and 9am.

To listen to the show tune your dial to 97.3 or 97.6 or listen live on the internet at

Brenda lives in Newbridge and she has been involved in Communications groups in the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin for the past eight years. She works as Communications Officer with the Catholic Communications Office, the communications and media office of the Irish Bishops’ Conference, in Maynooth.

Brenda has also been runing a national cancer website ( and a cancer support group in Newbridge, since she was diagnosed with an incurable form of bone marrow cancer in 2007.

If you have stories or news which you would like to hear on the show please contact the programme at

or follow the show on Facebook.