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‘Darkness into Light’ in Christ Church, Rushbrooke

In the early hours of Saturday 7th May, the doors of Christ Church, Rushbrooke were opened as a landmark on the route of the annual ‘Darkness into Light’ walk through Cobh. The church was lit during the night as a … Continue reading

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Cork, Cloyne and Ross at the General Synod of the Church of Ireland – Days 2 and 3

On Day 2 of the General Synod meeting in Belfast the Report of the Representative Church Body was presented, as well as the Report of the Council for Mission, the Report of the Board of Education, and the Report of … Continue reading

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Cork, Cloyne and Ross at the General Synod of the Church of Ireland 2022 – Day 1

The General Synod of the Church of Ireland is held in the Assembly Buildings in Belfast, over three days, concluding on Friday 6 May. It is the first in-person General Synod since 2019.  The beginning of the General Synod was … Continue reading

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Handel’s Messiah opens 800th anniversary celebrations in Youghal

The 800th anniversary of St Mary’s Collegiate Church in Youghal is being marked this year with services, concerts, art works and talks. The celebrations started with a performance of G.F. Handel’s Messiah in St Mary’s, by the East Cork Choral … Continue reading

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New Edition of Centenaries Reading List Now Available

The Church of Ireland Press Office writes: An updated edition of Divided States: Irish Independence and its Aftermath 1918-1923, a reading list produced by the Church of Ireland’s Historical Centenaries Working Group, has been published online.  It sets out to guide all … Continue reading

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