Category Archives: Community Involvement

New Interactive Visitor Experience at St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal, County Cork

One of Ireland’s oldest churches to remain in continuous use, St Mary’s Collegiate Church in Youghal, has a great many stories to tell. Now an exciting new immersive visitor experience in the church, ‘Voices of St. Mary’s’, lets visitors hear … Continue reading

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Cobh Community Hospital Covid-19 Memorial Service held in Rushbrooke County Cork

In recent weeks, Christ Church Rushbrooke in County Cork hosted a Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving for the lives of the five residents of Cobh Community Hospital who died of COVID-19 during the pandemic. This service was an opportunity for … Continue reading

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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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County Cork Church of Ireland School Creates Massive Mural out of Plastic Bottle Tops to Conquer Lockdown Isolation

A small, rural two-teacher Church of Ireland National School in Ballineen in West Cork with twenty-nine pupils decided to find a creative and artistic way to overcome one big obstacle caused by Covid-19 restrictions: not allowing the pandemic to break … Continue reading

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World Refugee Day in Carrigaline Parish, County Cork

Carrigaline Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork has recently begun the process to become a Church of Sanctuary (within the Places of Sanctuary movement). On Sunday 20th June, World Refugee Day, the parish welcomed Fiona Finn, the CEO … Continue reading

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