Category Archives: Cathedral

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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New Amenities at St Colman’s Cathedral, Cloyne

At the Confirmation Service in Cloyne Cathedral on June 16th Bishop Colton officially dedicated new facilities and amenities. This work is the culmination of many years of hard work, planning and careful budgeting. Enormous credit is due to Dean Alan … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Cathedral, Cloyne, Dedication, Five Marks of Mission

Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choristers take part in Royal School of Church Music Event

Twenty five choristers from Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork,  travelled to Kilkenny on Saturday 15th June to attend an afternoon of singing aimed at choristers across Ireland. The event was organised by the Royal School of Church Music, Ireland Area … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Church Music, Church of Ireland, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Royal School of Church Music

Readers Licensed and new Precentor Installed in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Sunday afternoon, 12th May, two new Diocesan Readers – Lynn McAdam O’Connell and Michael Kenning – having completed the required training, were licensed by the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, during Evensong at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Certificate in Christian Studies, Church Services, Diocese, Lay Ministry, LIcensing, People from the Diocese, Readers

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork, Choir Tour to Hamburg and Lübeck, April 2019

The choir of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork travelled to Germany in Easter week.  At 4.30am on Thursday, 25th April the coach to Dublin Airport departed from the Cathedral. On board were 30 young choristers, 9 adults singers, 6 supervisors, a … Continue reading

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18th Century Freke Estate Survey Digitized

On Saturday 27th April in Castle Freke, County Cork,  by kind invitation of the Hon. Stephen Evans-Freke, an event took place to launch the digitization of the Freke Estate Survey of 1787/88 by Thomas Sherrard. This beautiful document which details … Continue reading

Posted in Academic Work, Cathedral, Church History, Digitization

Chrism Eucharist in Cork, Cloyne and Ross on Maundy Thursday

The annual Chrism Eucharist in Cork, Cloyne and Ross was held again this year on Maundy Thursday at Noon in Saint Fachtna’s Cathedral, Rosscarbery, County Cork.  Glorious weather made it a beautiful day at this seaside location. Diocesan Media Officer, … Continue reading

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