Category Archives: Church Music

A Full Cathedral for the Annual Christmas Concert by St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choir, Cork

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choir in Cork held their annual Christmas Concert on Saturday 14th December. The event was sold out and had been for several weeks in advance. The audience was treated to a selection of old favourites and … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Christmas, Church Music, Concert, Cork, Diocese, Youth Work

Ecumenical Carols by Candlelight in Ardmore, County Waterford in the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Ancient diocesan and county boundaries in Ireland create interest patterns of connection.  The only part of the Church of Ireland United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross not in County Cork, is Ardmore, the seaside and fishing village in County … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church Music, Church Services, Diocese, Ecumenism, People from the Diocese

Faith in Action in the Community in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

In common with parishes throughout the Church of Ireland, parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, engaged with the Five Marks of Mission, regularly seek to find ways to put their faith into action in ways big … Continue reading

Posted in Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Christian Aid, Church in Society, Church Music, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Making Connections, Parish News, Patronal Festival, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, People in Need, Vocations, Voluntary Work

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork Hosts Royal School of Church Music Ireland

On Saturday, 5th October St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork hosted the 2019 festival of the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) Ireland.  A day of rehearsals under the direction of Adrian Lucas (Head of Choral Studies and Chief Examiner, RSCM) … Continue reading

Posted in Award, Bishop, Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Children's Work, Church Music, Diocese, Education, Presentation, Royal School of Church Music

Cork, Cloyne and Ross Annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools ~ the Photos!

The Annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross was held in Saint Peter’s Church, Bandon on Thursday, 26th September.  A full report is HERE. Photographer Jim Coughlan was on hand to take the photos and here … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Church Music, Churches in Cork, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Diocese, Education, Schools in the Diocese

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