Category Archives: Festivals

St Patrick’s Day 2022 Civic Service at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral

Earlier today, the annual Festival and Civic Service for St Patrick’s Day was held at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork. After two years of not being able to host this celebration, Bishop Paul Colton invited the Lord Mayor of Cork … Continue reading

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Christmas at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

In the run up to Christmas, St Fin Barre’s Cathedral held a Christmas Concert and two Festivals of Nine Lessons and Carols. The Christmas Concert program included Benjamin Britten’s seasonal classic ‘A Ceremony of Carols’, which was sung by the … Continue reading

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Christmas Festival this weekend – Carrigrohane, Blarney, Ballincollig & Inniscarra

Carrigrohane Union of Parishes (the Church of Ireland parishes in and around Carrigrohane, Blarney, Ballincollig & Inniscarra) are hosting a weekend of Christmas cheer and reflection this weekend – 10th to 12th December 2021.  Details of events can be found on https://www.christmasfestivalcork.ieContinue reading

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Busy Summer Months in Cork, Cloyne and Ross ~ a Season in Photos

In Ireland’s most southerly Church of Ireland Diocese,  Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the summer holiday months of June, July and August, are one of the busiest times of the year.  ‘Summer only’ churches in holiday villages open up.  Tourists drop … Continue reading

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‘Victoria’ screenwriter, Daisy Goodwin, with West Cork church connections, announced as final speaker for West Cork History Festival

The closing speaker of the 2019 West Cork History Festival will be screenwriter and novelist Daisy Goodwin, who wrote the hugely popular TV series Victoria on the life of Queen Victoria. Daisy will speak about writing Victoria and her own West Cork … Continue reading

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