Category Archives: Festivals

‘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

Posted in Announcements, Centenaries in Ireland, Church History, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Education, Festivals, Heritage, History, West Cork History Festival

Flower Festival adds to 150th Anniversary Celebrations of Crosshaven Church, County Cork

As part of the 150th anniversary celebrations in Templebreedy Parish Church in Crosshaven, County Cork, a wonderful flower festival was held recently. There were amazing displays of flowers put together on the theme ‘in Praise and thanksgiving’. The festival was … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Churches in Cork, Festivals, Sesquicentenary

Holy Trinity Church Crosshaven ~ 150th Celebratory Concert with Iarla O’ Lionáird and Steve Cooney

Holy Trinity Church Crosshaven is celebrating its 150th Anniversary this year, 1868- 2018. This concert was one of a number of events happening as part of the celebration this year. The proceeds from this Concert go to the Crosshaven Community Consolidation … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Concert, Diocese, Festivals, Sesquicentenary, Special Events

Service of Evening Prayer at Oireachtas na Samhna

As part of the annual celebration of Oireachtais na Samhna  which was held in Killarney last weekend ,Cumann Gaelach na hEaglaise ,the Irish Guild  of the Church, held a service of Evening Prayer led by Rev Tony Murphy. Mar cuid … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Clergy, Festivals, Irish Language, Irish Language Services

Cork Jazz Festival in St Anne’s, Shandon, Cork

On 29th October Harvest Thanksgiving was celebrated in St. Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork coinciding as usual with the ‘Jazz Festival weekend’. The church was full to capacity with parishioners, friends and visitors coming together to give thanks for harvest and … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Church Services, Community Involvement, Cork, Cork Jazz Festival, Eco Congregation, Environmental Issues, Festivals, Harvest Thanksgiving

Cork, Cloyne and Ross 500th Anniversary Commemorations of Reformation Broadcast on RTE TV

On Sunday afternoon, 22nd October, people gathered from parishes, schools and chaplaincies from all around the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross to take part in a special Diocesan Service to commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the beginning of the … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Cathedral, Church Music, Church of Ireland, Church Services, Cork, Diocese, Ecumenism, Festivals, Liturgy, Organist, People from the Diocese, Reformation, Special Events

Photos of the Visit of the Archbishop of Burundi to Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Sunday, 8th October the Archbishop of Burundi, the Most Reverend Martin Nyaboho visited Cork. Full reports are available HERE and HERE. Here is a gallery of photographs of the occasion:

Posted in Anglicanism, Bishop, Burundi, Church in Society, Diocese, Festivals, Harvest Thanksgiving, Partnership, People from the Diocese, World Aid and Development