Category Archives: Remembrance

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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St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork To Open for Personal Prayer Remembering Covid-19 Victims

As part of the annual Remembrance/All Souls’ weekend, Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork will open temporarily on Saturday 7th November, for personal prayer as permitted by current level 5 regulations,  to allow members of the public to come in to … Continue reading

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Cork Harbour Tragedy Commemorated in Cobh

On Saturday 14th December, a large gathering assembled in Cobh to commemorate the 77th anniversary of the Cork Harbour Tragedy.   The tragedy occurred on the night of 12th December, 1942 when 5 men died in extreme weather conditions whilst carrying … Continue reading

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Hundreds fill St Mary’s Church, Youghal for dedication of new War Memorial

Nearly 500 people from throughout East Cork and West Waterford attended the dedication of a new war memorial in the Collegiate Church of St Mary the Virgin, Youghal, County Cork on Sunday afternoon 2nd December.  The new memorial comprises eight … Continue reading

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Olive Trees for First World War Commemorations in Schools of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

In the week before 11th November 2018, the centenary of the Armistice at the end of the First World War in 1918, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, arranged to distribute an olive tree to each school in the … Continue reading

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