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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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County Cork Rector ‘Shears’ a Parishioner’s Lockdown Locks and Beard in aid of Church Conservation Work

Outside, in the delightful summer sun at Timoleague, County Cork, Geoffrey Hanbidge had his Lockdown beard and hair cut off by his rector, the Rev. Kingsley Sutton, on Bank Holiday Monday, 7th June.  Witnessed by a small crowd of amused, … Continue reading

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Saving the Unique Mosaics covering the walls of the Church of the Ascension, Timoleague, County Cork

Thursday, 13th May is Ascension Day, and there will be an open day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the unique Church of the Ascension, Timoleague, County Cork (with all covid-19 precautions and oversight in place). Unique? Yes, it … Continue reading

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Looking back to Holy Week and Easter Day in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Octave of Easter – the eight days starting with Easter Day which introduce the 50 days of Easter celebrations – comes to an end on the second Sunday of Easter, known also as Low Sunday. These days give us … Continue reading

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