Category Archives: Parish News

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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Faith Story Boards in Dunmanway Church as part of Sam Maguire Trail

In recent times St. Mary’s Church of Ireland in Dunmanway, County Cork has been in the news for its partnership with the local community and the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA).  It is the church where Sam Maguire attended as a … Continue reading

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New Priest-in Charge of Moviddy Parishes and Assistant Chaplain at Cork University Hospital

The Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, is pleased to announce that he has appointed the Reverend David Bowles, Curate-Assistant of Douglas Union of Parishes, with Frankfield, to be Priest-in-Charge of Moviddy Union of Parishes (half-time) and … Continue reading

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Pattern Day celebrated in Ardmore

Ardmore, Co. Waterford is the most easterly parish in the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. It is well known as a beautiful seaside resort. It is the site of the monastery founded by St. Declan (an older contemporary of … Continue reading

Posted in Ecumenism, Parish News, Pilgrimage, Spirituality

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

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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