Category Archives: 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

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Church Music, Five Marks of Mission, International Church Relations

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

Posted in Announcements, Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Church Music, Good Friday, Holy Week

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

Posted in Announcements, Appointments, Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Church Music, Cork, Diocesan Church Music Scheme

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

Posted in Church Music, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Education, Midleton College

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

Anglican Chant Focus and Rehearsal at Cork Church

One Sunday this Autumn,  the Rev. Elaine Murray led the usual service of Morning Prayer at St Mary’s Church, Carrigaline, County Cork.  However, there was a difference.  Under the auspices of the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Church Music Scheme, she … Continue reading

Posted in Anglicanism, Church Music, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Worship

Music for Centenary of End of First World War at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Sunday, 11th November, the centenary of Armistice Day 1918, marking the end of the First World War, the first sounds will be of a bell and silence.  On each of the four minutes leading up to the eleventh hour … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Church in Society, Church Music, Church Services, Civic Service, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Reconciliation, Remembrance, Remembrance Sunday, Schools in the Diocese