Category Archives: Organist

Retirement of Long-Serving County Cork Church Organist

Late last year – 2020 – Mrs Freda Salter Townshend – organist in the Church of Saint Barrahane, Castletownshend, County Cork for the previous 21 years, retired. From 2004 Freda was also organist in Abbeystrewry Parish Church in Skibbereen. Before … Continue reading

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Busy Summer Months in Cork, Cloyne and Ross ~ a Season in Photos

In Ireland’s most southerly Church of Ireland Diocese,  Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the summer holiday months of June, July and August, are one of the busiest times of the year.  ‘Summer only’ churches in holiday villages open up.  Tourists drop … Continue reading

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Organ Dedicated at St Mary’s Church, Marmullane, Passage West, Co Cork

On Sunday 26 November 2017, at Evensong in St Mary’s Church, Marmullane (Passage West, Co Cork) the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, was in the parish to bless the recently installed organ. The service on Sunday was the culmination … Continue reading

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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

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Innovative Music Scheme Launched in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Thursday, 5th October nearly 200 people of all ages and interests, attended the launch in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, of a new Diocesan Church Music Scheme.  The scheme was the brainchild of the Music Department of the Cathedral … Continue reading

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