Category Archives: Parish News

Bicentenary of St Brendan’s Church, Bantry

The foundation stone of the Church of Ireland parish Church in Bantry, County Cork was laid two hundred years ago this month on 23rd October, 1818.  To mark the millennium in 2000, the Church was dedicated afresh as the Church … Continue reading

Posted in Bicentenary, Bishop, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Parish News

Service of Blessing of Animals in St Mary’s Church, Carrigaline

The annual Blessing of Animals Service was held in St Mary’s Church, Carrigaline recently. Although again mainly dogs turned up in need of a blessing, there were a couple of very brave cats and a bemused looking fish!

Posted in Church Services, Community Involvement, Eco Congregation, Parish News

300th Anniversary of Building of Church Tower in Cork Parish

To mark the three hundredth  anniversary of the building of the church  tower in St Martin’s, Templemartin, Moviddy Union of Parishes (in the Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross),   Mr Colin Nicholls,  parishioner and former organist in St Fin Barre’s … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Centenary, Parish News, People from the Diocese, Special Events

10th Annual Sheep’s Head Hike in Cork, Cloyne and Ross for Christian Aid

The first weekend in September signifies a lot, the All-Ireland final, the kids are back at school, Electric Picnic and the start of Autumn. But for one part of the world, just off the west coast of Ireland in County … Continue reading

Posted in Parish News, Christian Aid, Contemporary Issues, Community Involvement, Church in Society, People from the Diocese, Voluntary Work, Charity Work, Five Marks of Mission, People from Cork, World Aid and Development

Holiday Club in Blarney Church of Ireland Parish

Another parish in the Diocese which hosted a holiday club during this past summer was the Church of the Resurrection, Blarney in the Parish of Carrigrohane Union. The local secondary school  – Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál – was the venue … Continue reading

Posted in Parish News, Summer, Voluntary Work, Youth Work

County Cork Church of Ireland Parish On RTE Nationwide on Monday 3rd September

Dunmanway, the hometown of Sam Maguire, together with the Sam Maguire Bells project based at Saint Mary’s Church of Ireland Church in the town, will feature on RTE’s Nationwide program this evening at 7pm. The programme will look at the … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Bells, Centenaries in Ireland, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, GAA, Parish News, RTE Broadcast

An Taoiseach Launches Dunmanway Promotional Video Spearheaded by Local Church of Ireland Parish

A promotional video officially launched by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on Friday 20th July, has already been viewed more than 100,000 times.  The new Dunmanway Tourism Promotional video, which is designed to showcase the highlights of the West Cork town. … Continue reading

Posted in Centenaries in Ireland, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Decade of Centenaries, GAA, Official Opening, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Taoiseach