Category Archives: Church History

Celebrating Shandon 300

A series of exhibition boards created by the Shandon Area History Group was unveiled on 12th August at a special preview event in St Anne’s Church, Shandon. The event was well attended and Cllr. Derry Canty, who deputised for Lord … Continue reading

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Handel’s Messiah marks Youghal Church’s 800th anniversary celebrations!

St. Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal is launching the celebration of its delayed 800th anniversary by hosting a special performance of the one of the most popular pieces of classical music: George Frideric Handel’s Messiah on Sunday, 24th April at 7.30pm. … Continue reading

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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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“The Shandon Mystery” – Bishop launches appeal at Saint Anne’s, Shandon

On Sunday, 6th February 2022, Bishop Paul Colton visited Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork, where he and members of the parish launched ‘The Shandon Mystery’.  The Bishop writes: The mystery is straightforward;  we do not know the exact dates of … Continue reading

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“The Shandon Mystery” – Bishop Paul inaugurates the 300th Anniversary celebrations at Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon

The tercentenary, 300 years, of the present day Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork’s iconic church, with its famous Shandon Bells, will be inaugurated on Sunday 6th February 2022 by the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, when he visits … Continue reading

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