Category Archives: Churches in Cork

St Anne’s Church, Shandon to host Cork IDAHOT Service on Sunday 12th May

Once again this year, IDAHOT (International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia) will be marked at the 10.15am service in St. Anne’s Church, Shandon in Cork on Sunday next (12th May).  The Service will be led by the Rector, the … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Five Marks of Mission, LGBT

A Flavour of Holy Week and Easter in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The celebration of Easter stretches well beyond a weekend: fifty days, in fact, a week of weeks! The journey towards Easter that started in Lent, intensified with the Services of Holy Week, culminating with the vigils on Easter Eve or … Continue reading

Posted in Baptism, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Diocese, Easter, Good Friday, Holy Week, Maundy Thursday

Stormy, Wet Weather in County Cork on Palm Sunday gave Donkeys a Rest this Year

Very stormy, windy, wet weather on the south coast meant that the usual outdoor Palm Sunday processions couldn’t go ahead this year as usual.  In Clonakilty and Carrigaline parishes the much-loved participation of donkeys didn’t happen this year.  In Carrigaline, … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Churches in Cork, Diocese, Holy Week, Mothers' Union, Palm Sunday, Voluntary Work

Holy Week and Easter in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Holy Week, known to early Christians as ‘The Great Week’,  begins tomorrow, Sunday 14th April which is Palm Sunday.  Monday in Holy Week (15th), Tuesday in Holy Week (16th) and Wednesday in Holy Week (17th) are followed on Thursday 18th … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Easter, Holy Week

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

Flower Festival adds to 150th Anniversary Celebrations of Crosshaven Church, County Cork

As part of the 150th anniversary celebrations in Templebreedy Parish Church in Crosshaven, County Cork, a wonderful flower festival was held recently. There were amazing displays of flowers put together on the theme ‘in Praise and thanksgiving’. The festival was … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Churches in Cork, Festivals, Sesquicentenary

Bicentenary of St Brendan’s Church, Bantry

The foundation stone of the Church of Ireland parish Church in Bantry, County Cork was laid two hundred years ago this month on 23rd October, 1818.  To mark the millennium in 2000, the Church was dedicated afresh as the Church … Continue reading

Posted in Bicentenary, Bishop, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Parish News