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Pattern Day celebrated in Ardmore

Ardmore, Co. Waterford is the most easterly parish in the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. It is well known as a beautiful seaside resort. It is the site of the monastery founded by St. Declan (an older contemporary of … Continue reading

Posted in Ecumenism, Parish News, Pilgrimage, Spirituality

‘Victoria’ screenwriter, Daisy Goodwin, with West Cork church connections, announced as final speaker for West Cork History Festival

The closing speaker of the 2019 West Cork History Festival will be screenwriter and novelist Daisy Goodwin, who wrote the hugely popular TV series Victoria on the life of Queen Victoria. Daisy will speak about writing Victoria and her own West Cork … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Centenaries in Ireland, Church History, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Education, Festivals, Heritage, History, West Cork History Festival

Money raised for vital work on Cobh (Mixed) National School

In recent weeks  Cobh Mixed National School, in Cobh, County Cork, held their annual play in their school hall. Before the event, a cheque for €1200 for the repair and upgrade of the school hall was presented by Tracey Fortune … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Cork, Education, Fund-Raising, Schools in the Diocese

Sea Sunday celebrated in Cobh, County Cork

On 14th July, the annual Sea Sunday service took place in Christ Church, Rushbrooke, County Cork with a large congregation present. The Service was attended by a wide range of civic dignitaries including representatives from the Cobh ONE (ex-servicemen) branch, … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Five Marks of Mission, Sea Sunday, Special Events

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Announces 150th Anniversary Composition Competition

In 2020 the current William Burges Cathedral building in Cork, Ireland will be 150 years old. As part of its celebrations and to commemorate this anniversary, St Fin Barre’s Cathedral invites all composers to enter the 150th Anniversary Composition Competition. … Continue reading

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Annual Blessing of Bonnets in Cobh, County Cork to Remember Deported Women

On Thursday 11th July, The Revd Paul Arbuthnot, Rector of Cobh & Glanmire Union of Parishes, alongside Fr John McCarthy, Administrator of St Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh, led the annual Blessing of the Bonnets in Cobh Heritage Centre. This event, organised … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Five Marks of Mission

‘Sparsely populated rural parishes are as much “the Church” as big city and suburban parishes’ ~ Bishop Paul Colton

Preaching in the most westerly Church of Ireland church building in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, and the most southerly Church of Ireland church on the island of Ireland – the Church of Saint Brendan the Navigator … Continue reading

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