Category Archives: Church History

“People and Places” this week in Christ Church, Fermoy, Co. Cork

The Rev. Gary Paulsen shows us Christ Church, Fermoy in this week’s video of “People and Places”. He also talks about the Union of Parishes and some of the town of Fermoy’s history. Watch the video here and make sure … 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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“People and Places” St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal

The interactive experience and audio tour at St Mary’s Collegiate Church in Youghal, Co. Cork has attracted many visitors since its installation in May 2021. In this week’s episode of “People and Places” Canon Andrew Orr offers us a taste … Continue reading

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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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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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