Category Archives: Church Music

Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choir Launches New CD

The current Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral building is 150 years old in 2020, although worship has been offered on the same site since 606AD when Saint Fin Barre founded his monastery.  The Cathedral was consecrated on 30th November 1870.  Saint … Continue reading

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150th Anniversary of the Consecration of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork

The last day of this month – 30th November 2020 – will be the 150th anniversary of the Consecration of one of Cork’s, indeed of one of Ireland’s, most iconic buildings:  Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork. Originally a day of … Continue reading

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Drive-in Harvest Service in County Cork Church of Ireland Parish

On Sunday 20th September, Moviddy Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork held a united ‘Drive-in’ Harvest in Peter Hynes’ field opposite St Mark’s Church, Kilbonane in the village of Aherla, County Cork. The weather was perfect and there … Continue reading

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On Sunday 20th September, Moviddy Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork held a united ‘Drive-in’ Harvest in Peter Hynes’ field opposite St Mark’s Church, Kilbonane in the village of Aherla, County Cork. The weather was perfect and there … Continue reading

Posted in Church Music, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Diocese, Fresh Expressions, Harvest Thanksgiving

Making Cathedral Church Music happen in Cork during the CoronaVirus Pandemic

These are difficult times for musicians, artists, and singers.  At the moment the advice is against congregational hymn-singing in churches. Many say that ‘church is not the same.’ The issues are much bigger than this, of course.  There have been … Continue reading

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