Category Archives: Heritage

Cork’s ‘Goldie Fish’ Comes Face to Face with a Lofty Crane

Cork’s ‘goldie fish’  – the distinctive salmon weather vane atop Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon in Cork – had company on Thursday 26th April.  A crane rose to lofty heights to repair the lead flashing on the dome of Shandon, Cork’s … Continue reading

Posted in church buildings, church repairs, Cork, Heritage, History, Parish News

County Mayor, Two Bishops of Cork and President of GAA to Join Dunmanway Community for Opening of Sam Maguire Community Bells Project

On Saturday next, at 9th September in the St Mary’s Church of Ireland Church, Dunmanway, County Cork the completion of a unique community project will be celebrated in the presence the Mayor of Cork County, the two Bishops of Cork, … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Centenary, Community Involvement, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Heritage, History, News Release, Official Opening, Parish News

Cork Church of Ireland Marks the Bicentenary of the Birth of George Boole, Father of the Information Age

On Sunday, 1st November – All Saints’ Sunday – the bicentenary of the birth (on 2nd November, 1815) of George Boole, first Professor of Mathematics at University College, Cork, was commemorated at the Sunday morning Eucharist at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork. … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Bicentenary, Cathedral, Church in Society, Church Services, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Heritage, History, People from the Diocese, Sermons | Tagged

Stunning Photograph Taken of St Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork during Solar Eclipse

Cork-based Polish photographer, Marcin Lewandowski tweeted a stunning photograph he took of Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork during the solar eclipse on Friday, 20th March, 2015.  Marcin is found on Twitter (@MLSOP) and on his website here. Here is the photograph … Continue reading

Posted in Contemporary Issues, Cork, Diocese, Heritage, Parish News, Special Events

Bishops Bless New Titanic Memorial Garden in Cobh, County Cork

The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, joined the Bishop of Cloyne, the Most Reverend William Crean, in blessing the new Titanic Memorial Garden in Cobh, County Cork on Friday, 11th April.  Queenstown (as … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Diocese, Ecumenism, Heritage, Special Events

Searching for the New Jerusalem at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

The St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Shop has taken delivery of a beautiful publication entitled Searching for the New Jerusalem: the Iconography of William Burges.  Published in conjunction with the Glucksman Gallery at University College Cork, this catalogue accompanies a major … Continue reading

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