Category Archives: History

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

Celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Birth of Bishop of Cloyne John Brinkley, first Royal Astronomer of Ireland

On Sunday afternoon, 18th September at 4 p.m. in the Cathedral Church of Saint Colman, Cloyne, County Cork, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, will preach at Evensong to commemorate the 250th anniversary of … Continue reading

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‘Remembering 1916’ – Photos from Evening with Professor Diarmaid Ferriter in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Here is a gallery photos from the first event in the Cork, Cloyne and Ross 2016 centenary programme “Remembering 1916′.  The photos were taken at a reception beforehand at The Palace in Cork and at the Aula Maxima in UCC:

Posted in Centenary, Contemporary Issues, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, History, Ireland

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

Historic and Busy Week Ahead in the Church of Ireland Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Today is the start of a busy and frenetic week in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  It will be the final full week in office of the Diocesan Secretary, Wilfred Baker who, after almost an entire career … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Bishop, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Church of Ireland, Church Services, Clergy, Cork, Diocese, History, Kingston College, Lay Ministry, Mothers' Union, People from the Diocese, Special Events

Cork Cathedral Appeal for WW1 Photos for Remembrance Sunday Requiem

The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, and the Dean of Cork, the Very Reverend Nigel Dunne will be present in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork tomorrow, Saturday, 8th November from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.  They … Continue reading

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Old to the New: Parishioners Walk to Church to Mark Clonakilty 400

On Sunday last, 21st July 2014, the parishioners of Kilgariffe Union (based in the town of Clonakilty, County Cork and the surrounding region) walked to Morning Service, from the old, ruined Kilgariffe Church to today’s Kilgariffe Parish Church.  For this … Continue reading

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