Category Archives: Centenary

Western Front Association Recognises Work of Bishop of Cork and Dean of Cork for Centenary of First World War

On Wednesday, 2nd October, the Chairman of the Western Front Association, Colin Wagstaff visited Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork to thank the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, and the Dean of Cork, the Very Reverend Nigel Dunne, for the … Continue reading

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Bishop Colton attends Cork County Commemoration of the First Dáil

On Monday, 21st January 2019, the centenary of the meeting of the First Dáil in the Mansion House in Dublin, Cork County Council held a special commemorative meeting at the County Hall, Cork.  Dr Paul Colton, Church of Ireland Bishop … Continue reading

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Hundreds fill St Mary’s Church, Youghal for dedication of new War Memorial

Nearly 500 people from throughout East Cork and West Waterford attended the dedication of a new war memorial in the Collegiate Church of St Mary the Virgin, Youghal, County Cork on Sunday afternoon 2nd December.  The new memorial comprises eight … Continue reading

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Olive Trees for First World War Commemorations in Schools of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

In the week before 11th November 2018, the centenary of the Armistice at the end of the First World War in 1918, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, arranged to distribute an olive tree to each school in the … Continue reading

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Unity in Remembering WWI 100 years on in New Inclusive Memorial in Bantry Church

Armistice Day 2018 was marked in Bantry with a special ecumenical service at St. Brendan’s Church. The high point of the ceremony was the unveiling of a new First World War memorial plaque following the traditional two minutes of silence … Continue reading

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Service to Commemorate the Centenary of the End of the First World War held in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork was full on Sunday afternoon, 11th November, for a Service to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War.  The citizens of Cork were led by the Deputy Lord Mayor of Cork, … Continue reading

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Photos ~ Service to mark the Centenary of the End of the First World War at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Photographer Jim Coughlan was on hand in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork on Sunday 11th November to take photographs at the Service to Commemorate the Centenary of the End of the First World War:

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