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Poignant Week of Centenaries in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Speaking to RTE News last week, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, said that ‘we need not only to tell, but also to wrestle with every story around the creation of the State during this, the … 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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Bishop will mark Centenaries of Bandon Valley Killings with Pastoral Visits to West Cork Parishes

Next week (26th to 29th April 2022) will mark the centenaries of the Bandon Valley killings and the funerals which followed on those dates in 1922. The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, has announced that he … 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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Decade of Centenaries Memorial space for Prayer and Remembrance dedicated in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Tuesday, 8th June, the eve of the Feast of Saint Columba, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, dedicated a space in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork which has been set aside for the remainder of the Decade of … Continue reading

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