Category Archives: Commemoration

New Year’s Day 1871 – the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland

Following the passing of the Irish Church Act 1869, and after 18 months of intense preparation, debate, sometimes controversy, and legislating by the General Convention of the Church of Ireland in 1870, the disestablishment of the Church of Ireland occurred … Continue reading

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President Michael D Higgins and An Taoiseach Micheál Martin highlight importance of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral in Cork

Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork was trending on social media as #SFB150 for many hours today, Monday 30th November, the 150th Anniversary of the Consecration of the Cathedral by Bishop John Gregg on 30th November 1870. Cork people, people with … Continue reading

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150th Anniversary of the Consecration of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork

The last day of this month – 30th November 2020 – will be the 150th anniversary of the Consecration of one of Cork’s, indeed of one of Ireland’s, most iconic buildings:  Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork. Originally a day of … Continue reading

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Video Clip of the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Re-enactment of the General Convention 1870

Way back in February, long before people had to stop gathering because of the Novel Coronavirus, students from Ashton School, Cork, Bandon Grammar School, and Midleton College were enlisted by the their school chaplains – Drew Ruttle, the Reverend Anne … Continue reading

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Photos of the 150th Anniversary of Disestablishment in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The 150th anniversary of the reading for the first time in February 1870 of the Preamble and Declaration to the Constitution of the Church of Ireladn was re-enacted in Cork on Monday, 24th February by students from Ashton School, Bandon … Continue reading

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