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800th Anniversary Celebrations at Saint Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal

The 802th Anniversary Celebrations of the Collegiate Church of Saint Mary the Virgin in Youghal culminated in a celebratory service on Sunday, 23rd October 2022. The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, and Warden of the College, the Right Rev. … Continue reading

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Saint Mary’s Collegiate Church celebrates 800 years

St. Mary’s Collegiate Church, in the heart of Youghal, is one of the oldest parish churches still in use in Ireland. This year its parishioners, as well as the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross and the wider Church of … Continue reading

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Guest Preacher leads to interesting discovery at Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral

Last Sunday, 2nd October, the guest preacher at the 11.15am Choral Eucharist in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral was Rev. Canon Dr. Peter Babington, priest-in-charge of St Mary le Strand, London. His great-grandfather, Richard Babington was Dean of Cork from 1914 to … Continue reading

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Tercentenary Celebrations at Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon

The Tercentenary Celebrations of the Parish Church of Saint Anne, Shandon culminated in a Service of Thanksgiving on Sunday, 2nd October 2022. The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Rev. Dr Paul Colton presided over the service, which … Continue reading

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Saint Anne’s Shandon will celebrate 300th Anniversary this Weekend

The Church of Ireland United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in general, and the Parish of Saint Anne, Shandon, in particular, are all set to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the iconic Church of Saint Anne, Shandon in Cork … Continue reading

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