Category Archives: Anniversaries

Archbishop of Armagh joins Bishop of Cork in Crookhaven 300 Celebrations

During the week beginning Sunday, 30th July 2017 and concluding the following Sunday, 6th August, the Parish of Kilmoe Union and the little village of Crookhaven, Co. Cork (the most southerly village on the Irish mainland), where the rector is … Continue reading

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300th Anniversary of the Building of the Church of Saint Brendan, Crookhaven, Co. Cork

Sunday, 23rd July marked the beginning of a week of celebrations in Kilmoe Union of Parishes to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the building and consecration of the beautiful little coastal Church of St Brendan in Crookhaven, County Cork.  The … Continue reading

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‘Old’ Youth Meet ‘Present’ Youth for Crookhaven300 Reunion in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Sunday, 23rd July former members of the Cork Diocesan youth scene from the early 1980s were hosted at a reunion barbecue at the Altar Rectory, Toormore, Co Cork at which they were joined by current members of the Cork … Continue reading

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Cork Church of Ireland Marks the Bicentenary of the Birth of George Boole, Father of the Information Age

On Sunday, 1st November – All Saints’ Sunday – the bicentenary of the birth (on 2nd November, 1815) of George Boole, first Professor of Mathematics at University College, Cork, was commemorated at the Sunday morning Eucharist at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork. … Continue reading

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Historic and Busy Week Ahead in the Church of Ireland Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Today is the start of a busy and frenetic week in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  It will be the final full week in office of the Diocesan Secretary, Wilfred Baker who, after almost an entire career … Continue reading

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‘Father of the Information Age’ – George- Boole – Remembered at Church Service in Cork

2015 marks the bicentenary of the birth of George Boole.  Boole has been described as the ‘father of the information age.’  He was a largely self-taught mathematician, born in Lincoln, but who was appointed in 1849 as the first Professor … Continue reading

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150th Anniversary of the Death of George Boole to be Commemorated

Today (8th December) is the anniversary of the death 150 years ago of George Boole, first Professor of Mathematics at University College Cork, and one of the fathers of computer science.  The Service of Choral Evensong will take place at Saint … Continue reading

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