Category Archives: Church Music

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Announces 150th Anniversary Composition Competition

In 2020 the current William Burges Cathedral building in Cork, Ireland will be 150 years old. As part of its celebrations and to commemorate this anniversary, St Fin Barre’s Cathedral invites all composers to enter the 150th Anniversary Composition Competition. … Continue reading

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Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choristers take part in Royal School of Church Music Event

Twenty five choristers from Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork,  travelled to Kilkenny on Saturday 15th June to attend an afternoon of singing aimed at choristers across Ireland. The event was organised by the Royal School of Church Music, Ireland Area … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Church Music, Church of Ireland, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Royal School of Church Music

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork, Choir Tour to Hamburg and Lübeck, April 2019

The choir of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork travelled to Germany in Easter week.  At 4.30am on Thursday, 25th April the coach to Dublin Airport departed from the Cathedral. On board were 30 young choristers, 9 adults singers, 6 supervisors, a … Continue reading

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Good Friday at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

The principal liturgical celebration of Good Friday (19th April) in St Fin Barre’s Cathedrall Cork this year will be held at 12 noon which will include the singing of the Passion Gospel according to SaintJohn by Peter Stobart, Director of … Continue reading

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New Assistant Director of Music for Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral

The Cathedral Select Vestry of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork is delighted to announce the appointment of Robbie Carroll as Assistant Director of Music. He will take up the post in September taking over from current Assistant Director Phoebe Chow … Continue reading

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Peter Gets Midleton College Singing!

Peter Stobart, Director of the Cork Diocesan Church Music Scheme was the guest at Midleton College on Monday 11th February. He came to put first and second year students through their hymn singing paces. His energetic style and infectious enthusiasm … Continue reading

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Cobh and Glanmire Concert Series Supports Local Charities in Cork

On Sunday 3rd February, the Church of Ireland Cobh and Glanmire Union of Parishes, County Cork, presented a cheque for €500 to Vivienne O’Mahony of the Cork Simon Community. The money was raised at a recent concert which was held … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Church in Society, Church Music, Churches in Cork, Ecumenism, Partnership, People from Cork