Category Archives: Anniversaries

Final 150th Anniversary Celebration Service held at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On its Patronal Festival last Sunday, St Fin Barre’s Cathedral closed a year of celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the consecration of the present building with a Festive Choral Evensong.  Present were members of the Cathedral Chapter, ecumenical guests … Continue reading

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Cork Service Marks Centenary of the End of the War of Independence

On Sunday 27th June a Diocesan Service, with civic and ecumenical participation, was held in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork to mark the upcoming centenary of the truce: the end of the War of Independence in Ireland. The Service, which … Continue reading

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Bishop Colton Presents Fund-Raising Proceeds to the Dean of Cork to mark 150th Anniversary of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral

30th November 2020 marked the 150th anniversary of the Consecration of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork and a short Service online inaugurated a year of celebrations. Marking the anniversary personally, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, and Mrs Susan … Continue reading

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West Cork Parish Marks One Year of Online Worship with Interview with Bishop Paul Colton

Fanlobbus Union of Parishes in West Cork – Dunmanway, Drimoleague, Drinagh and Coolkelure – will mark the anniversary of part of its online response to the Coronavirus pandemic, and the closure of church buildings for public worship, on Sunday 21st … Continue reading

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Commemorative Stamp Features Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Window

An Post have launched a new stamp commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland which came into force on 1st January 1871.  The ‘N’ rate stamp, designed by Vermillion Design in Dublin, is an image … Continue reading

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