Category Archives: Festivals

Inaugural West Cork History Festival in Skibbereen

The inaugural West Cork History Festival, the brainchild of Dr Simon Kingston, was held at his home outside Skibbereen, County Cork on Friday 28th, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th July.  With the support of the Diocesan Board of Education in … Continue reading

Posted in Academic Work, Bishop, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Festivals, History | Tagged

Joint Christmas Message of the Bishops of Cork: Dr John Buckley and Dr Paul Colton

Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork: The Most Reverend Dr John Buckley and the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton Christmas 2016 As Bishops of Cork, we join in wishing you all a peaceful Christmas. We pray that God … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Christmas, Church in Society, Cork, Diocese, Ecumenism, Festivals

‘The Great Adventure to Bethlehem’ in Ballydehob, County Cork

The Church of Ireland parish of Ballydehob Union in West Cork, which includes the churches at both Ballydehob and Aughadown is hosting a children’s Christmas event called: The Great Adventure to Bethlehem. This seasonal fun-filled festive morning will take place … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Christmas, Community Involvement, Diocese, Festivals

Live Crib -‘The Road to Bethlehem’ – at Carrigaline Church of Ireland in Aid of Local Charities

The parishioners of Saint Mary’s Church,  Carrigaline,  in the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, are mounting a live crib next weekend  – on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th December (2 p.m. to 6 p.m. each day).  The event, called ‘The … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Charity Work, Christmas, Diocese, Festivals, Parish News

Cork’s First Christmas Tree Festival

The Church of Ireland Carrigrohane Union of Parishes, which include the three parish churches of St Peter’s, Carrigrohane, The Church of the Resurrection, Blarney and St Senan’s, Inniscarra is hosting what it believes to be the first Christmas Tree Festival … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Community Involvement, Cork, Diocese, Festivals, People from Cork

‘Oireachtas na Samhna’ ~ Major Festival of Irish Language, Music and Dance

Is i gCill Áirne a reachtáladh ‘Oireachtas na Samhna’, féile mhór ceoil agus rince, i mbliana. D’fhreastail breis agus 10,000 daoine air. Mar chuid de na h-imeachtaí  d’eagair Cumann Gaelach na hEaglaise agus Pobal an Aifrinn seirbhís mhacnaimh.  Is é … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Community Involvement, Diocese, Festivals, Irish Language, Irish Language Services, Liturgy

Launch of the 2015 Shandon Street Festival

The priest-in-charge of Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon attended the launch of the award-winning Shandon Street Festival in the Maldron Hotel on Wednesday, 10th June. The Festival recently won a Community and Voluntary Award presented by the Lord Mayor of Cork.  … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Church in Society, Clergy, Community Involvement, Festivals