Category Archives: Commemoration

Cork Service Marks Centenary of the End of the War of Independence

On Sunday 27th June a Diocesan Service, with civic and ecumenical participation, was held in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork to mark the upcoming centenary of the truce: the end of the War of Independence in Ireland. The Service, which … Continue reading

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Decade of Centenaries Memorial space for Prayer and Remembrance dedicated in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Tuesday, 8th June, the eve of the Feast of Saint Columba, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, dedicated a space in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork which has been set aside for the remainder of the Decade of … Continue reading

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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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