Category Archives: Local History

Bishop will mark Centenaries of Bandon Valley Killings with Pastoral Visits to West Cork Parishes

Next week (26th to 29th April 2022) will mark the centenaries of the Bandon Valley killings and the funerals which followed on those dates in 1922. The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, has announced that he … Continue reading

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“The Shandon Mystery” – Bishop launches appeal at Saint Anne’s, Shandon

On Sunday, 6th February 2022, Bishop Paul Colton visited Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork, where he and members of the parish launched ‘The Shandon Mystery’.  The Bishop writes: The mystery is straightforward;  we do not know the exact dates of … Continue reading

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“The Shandon Mystery” – Bishop Paul inaugurates the 300th Anniversary celebrations at Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon

The tercentenary, 300 years, of the present day Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork’s iconic church, with its famous Shandon Bells, will be inaugurated on Sunday 6th February 2022 by the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, when he visits … Continue reading

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A Day in Templebreedy Group of Parishes

“People and Places” is back this week with a video from Templebreedy Group of Parishes. The Rev. Isobel Jackson shows us around Holy Trinity Church and the famine graveyard in Crosshaven. You can watch the video here.

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“People and Places” this week in Christ Church, Fermoy, Co. Cork

The Rev. Gary Paulsen shows us Christ Church, Fermoy in this week’s video of “People and Places”. He also talks about the Union of Parishes and some of the town of Fermoy’s history. Watch the video here and make sure … Continue reading

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