Category Archives: People from Cork

President Michael D Higgins and An Taoiseach Micheál Martin highlight importance of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral in Cork

Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork was trending on social media as #SFB150 for many hours today, Monday 30th November, the 150th Anniversary of the Consecration of the Cathedral by Bishop John Gregg on 30th November 1870. Cork people, people with … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton launches Book for Children and Young People to Mark the forthcoming 150th Anniversary of the Consecration of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork.

On Friday, 13th November, Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, has made available to schools, parishes and youth groups a book he wrote in recent months for children, young people and parishes to explore the 150th anniversary later this month … Continue reading

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Cork’s Bishops Dedicate Globe Candle Stand at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral

On Saturday 7th November, the weekend when All Souls and Remembrance are observed at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, Cork’s two Bishops, Dr Paul Colton and Dr Fintan Gavin conducted a short liturgy of dedication of a new votive candle … Continue reading

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Act of Remembrance 2020 at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork

On Sunday, 8th November 2020, with church buildings closed for public worship, an Act of Remembrance took place, as in other years, in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork. It was recorded and you are invited to view it here.

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Lord Mayor of Cork launches Three Faiths Forum’s ‘The Pocket Facts Guide for Jewish, Christian and Muslim People.’

The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Joe Kavanagh and his wife Stephanie, Lady Mayoress of Cork, warmly welcomed a small representative group from the Cork Three Faiths Forum recently in his chambers in City Hall. The occasion was the launch … Continue reading

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