Category Archives: Church History

Cork Re-enactment of an Historic Day in the Life of the Church of Ireland: 19th February 1870

In the coming days, an historic and defining moment in the history of the Church of Ireland will be re-enacted in Cork, as a contribution by the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan to the current 150th anniversary … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Cathedral, Church History, Church of Ireland, Commemoration, Disestablishment, Drama, Heritage, History, Schools in the Diocese, Sesquicentenary, Youth Work

‘Victoria’ screenwriter, Daisy Goodwin, with West Cork church connections, announced as final speaker for West Cork History Festival

The closing speaker of the 2019 West Cork History Festival will be screenwriter and novelist Daisy Goodwin, who wrote the hugely popular TV series Victoria on the life of Queen Victoria. Daisy will speak about writing Victoria and her own West Cork … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Centenaries in Ireland, Church History, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Education, Festivals, Heritage, History, West Cork History Festival

18th Century Freke Estate Survey Digitized

On Saturday 27th April in Castle Freke, County Cork,  by kind invitation of the Hon. Stephen Evans-Freke, an event took place to launch the digitization of the Freke Estate Survey of 1787/88 by Thomas Sherrard. This beautiful document which details … Continue reading

Posted in Academic Work, Cathedral, Church History, Digitization