Category Archives: Diocese

Institution of the New Rector of Mallow, County Cork

On the Feast of the Epiphany, 6th January, during the online Service broadcast using webcam, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, instituted the Reverend Meurig Williams to the incumbency of Mallow Union of Parishes. Accompanied only … 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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Revised Information about Christmas Services in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Updated on Tuesday 22nd December Please note changes Christmas approaches and, more than ever this year, in Advent and beforehand, a lot of planning is going in to the practical arrangements for our joyful celebration of the nativity of our … Continue reading

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A Virtual Nativity Play in Rosscarbery, County Cork

One of the traditions of Christmas is the children’s Nativity Play; telling the story of the birth of Jesus. Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross have been putting on their plays during the current pandemic with children performing within their … Continue reading

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Missing Christmas Carols? Diocesan Service of 7 Lessons and Carols from St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork is Online

Many people are missing the usual round of Christmas Carol Services this year. In addition to the innovative initiative of broadcasting carols on a big screen from the back of a truck around Cork reported HERE a pre-recorded Diocesan Service … Continue reading

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