Category Archives: Church History

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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An Bíobla Naofa presented to St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Saturday, 11th December 2021 Cumann Gaelach na hEaglaise presented a copy of “An Bíobla Naofa” to St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork. An Bíobla Naofa is a translation from the original Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek Bible texts into Irish which … Continue reading

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