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Cork Churches Keep Christmas Lights On as a Sign of ‘the Light of Christ in this Hurting World.’

A number of parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross that have outdoor decorations on their church buildings for Christmas have taken the decision this year to keep the lights on until Candlemas, 2nd February, the Feast … Continue reading

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Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choir Launches New CD

The current Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral building is 150 years old in 2020, although worship has been offered on the same site since 606AD when Saint Fin Barre founded his monastery.  The Cathedral was consecrated on 30th November 1870.  Saint … Continue reading

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150th Anniversary of the Consecration of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork

The last day of this month – 30th November 2020 – will be the 150th anniversary of the Consecration of one of Cork’s, indeed of one of Ireland’s, most iconic buildings:  Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork. Originally a day of … Continue reading

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Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for County Cork Church

The Collegiate Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Youghal, County Cork has won a prestigious tourism award for the quality of the visitor experience at the church. The Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice award is given to accommodation, attractions and restaurants that … Continue reading

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County Cork Parish ‘Preach on the Beach’ Makes Front Page News

Social distancing means that some church buildings cannot accommodate their usual Sunday congregations at the moment.  In common with parishes around  the country, church buildings in  Cork, Cloyne and Ross have been opening progressively; approximately 35 of the 76 churches … Continue reading

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