Category Archives: Church Music

Looking back to Holy Week and Easter Day in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Octave of Easter – the eight days starting with Easter Day which introduce the 50 days of Easter celebrations – comes to an end on the second Sunday of Easter, known also as Low Sunday. These days give us … Continue reading

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An Invitation to join a Virtual Pilgrimage in Holy Week – ‘The Way of the Cross with St Fin Barre from Gougane Barra to Cork’

With church buildings closed for public worship, and with Level 5 restrictions confining everyone to within 5km of home, the United Dioceses of Cork,Cloyne and Ross invites you to break free and to join everyone in a virtual pilgrimage: The … Continue reading

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Retirement of Long-Serving County Cork Church Organist

Late last year – 2020 – Mrs Freda Salter Townshend – organist in the Church of Saint Barrahane, Castletownshend, County Cork for the previous 21 years, retired. From 2004 Freda was also organist in Abbeystrewry Parish Church in Skibbereen. Before … Continue reading

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Missing Christmas Carols? Diocesan Service of 7 Lessons and Carols from St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork is Online

Many people are missing the usual round of Christmas Carol Services this year. In addition to the innovative initiative of broadcasting carols on a big screen from the back of a truck around Cork reported HERE a pre-recorded Diocesan Service … 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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