Category Archives: Advent

Christmas at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

In the run up to Christmas, St Fin Barre’s Cathedral held a Christmas Concert and two Festivals of Nine Lessons and Carols. The Christmas Concert program included Benjamin Britten’s seasonal classic ‘A Ceremony of Carols’, which was sung by the … Continue reading

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Outdoor Carol Service at St Luke’s, Douglas

The Rector of Douglas Union with Frankfield, the Ven. Adrian Wilkinson, writes: Not to be deterred by the very necessary health restrictions which forbid congregational singing in church buildings, the parishioners of Douglas Union with Frankfield moved outside for their … Continue reading

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Over €1,000 raised at Mallow Union Carol Services

Mallow Union of Parishes raised over €1,000 at their Carol services this year. Their Rector Meurig William writes: The popular – but often unfair – perception is that the Church is always asking for money as a way of looking … Continue reading

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Christmas Carols take to the road

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choir has recorded a selection of Christmas Carols which are to be played around Cork City in the run up to Christmas Day itself. The Cathedral is aware that many people will be missing out on their … Continue reading

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Christmas Festival this weekend – Carrigrohane, Blarney, Ballincollig & Inniscarra

Carrigrohane Union of Parishes (the Church of Ireland parishes in and around Carrigrohane, Blarney, Ballincollig & Inniscarra) are hosting a weekend of Christmas cheer and reflection this weekend – 10th to 12th December 2021.  Details of events can be found on https://www.christmasfestivalcork.ieContinue reading

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