Category Archives: church buildings

Renovation work at Holy Trinity Church, Frankfield

In recent weeks, Holy Trinity Church, Frankfield has undergone some renovation to preserve the fabric of the building. The church was built in 1838 is a preserved building in the Cork City Council records. Some background on the church… Holy … Continue reading

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West Cork Church chosen by Bishop Paul Colton for his Christmas Message to Schools, Young People and the Young at Heart

Bishop Paul Colton chose the West Cork village of Castletownshend as the setting for his 2021 Christmas Message to schools, young people and the young at heart. On a dismal December day, assisted by Mrs Susan Colton on the camera, … Continue reading

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National Heritage Award for mosaics at the Church of the Ascension, Timoleague, Co. Cork

The mosaics at the Church of the Ascension, Timoleague in Kilgariffe Union of Parishes were awarded the National Heritage Award for County Cork in 2021. Built in 1811, the church building is of local and national importance. Minister Heather Humphreys … Continue reading

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Ecumenism in Cobh and Glanmire Union of Parishes

This week’s video in the “People and Places” series is about Cobh and Glanmire Union of Parishes and its Rector, the Rev. Paul Arbuthnot, who talks about ecumenical relationships in his parish amongst other things.  Watch the video here. 

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New Interactive Visitor Experience at St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal, County Cork

One of Ireland’s oldest churches to remain in continuous use, St Mary’s Collegiate Church in Youghal, has a great many stories to tell. Now an exciting new immersive visitor experience in the church, ‘Voices of St. Mary’s’, lets visitors hear … Continue reading

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