Category Archives: Church in Society

Cork Churches Keep Christmas Lights On as a Sign of ‘the Light of Christ in this Hurting World.’

A number of parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross that have outdoor decorations on their church buildings for Christmas have taken the decision this year to keep the lights on until Candlemas, 2nd February, the Feast … Continue reading

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Cork Student selected to represent Church of Ireland Youth Department in Taoiseach’s ‘Shared Island Initiative’

On 22 October, An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin TD, announced the Shared Island Dialogue series, as part of the Government’s Shared Island initiative. The first Shared Island Dialogue took place online on 26 November 2020, on “New Generations and New Voices on the … Continue reading

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St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Launches Christmas Carols for Cork City

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral in association with St Fin Barre’s Quarter is delighted to announce its unique and innovative presentation of Christmas Carols for Cork City which was launched today (Thursday 17th December) Recorded at the Cathedral by a reduced … Continue reading

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Cork Mothers’ Union takes part in Global 16 Days Campaign against Gender-Based Violence

Some facts: One in three women experience some form of domestic abuse; 1 in 2 women murdered in Ireland is killed by a partner or ex; 60% of abuse starts before the age of 25. The 16 Days of Activism … Continue reading

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Lord Mayor of Cork launches Three Faiths Forum’s ‘The Pocket Facts Guide for Jewish, Christian and Muslim People.’

The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Joe Kavanagh and his wife Stephanie, Lady Mayoress of Cork, warmly welcomed a small representative group from the Cork Three Faiths Forum recently in his chambers in City Hall. The occasion was the launch … Continue reading

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