Category Archives: Saint Patrick’s Day

Iconic Shandon Church Tower Lights up in Green for Saint Patrick’s Festival

The iconic Cork landmark – the tower of Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon – joined Cork City Hall and 690 other buildings in 66 countries around the world in ‘going green’ to mark Saint Patrick’s Day 2021. ‘I had a great … Continue reading

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Cumann Gaelach na hEaglaise marks St Patrick’s Day in Cork with Service in Irish, Welsh and English

Cumann Gaelach na hEaglaise hosted a multi-lingual Service to mark Saint Patrick’s Day in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. This Service has been a feature of Saint Patrick’s Days in Cork since 2012. This year the Service … Continue reading

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Festival and Civic Service for St Patrick’s Day from St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

One of the highlights in the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Calendar is the annual Festival and Civic Service held each year in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral at the start of Saint Patrick’s Day. This is the second year that … Continue reading

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Lord Mayor and Bishops of Cork Broadcast by Webcam on St Patrick’s Day

On Saint Patrick’s Day, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Dr John Sheehan, Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, and Dr Fintan Gavin, Bishop of Cork and Ross met (socially distanced each from the other) at the … Continue reading

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Cancellation of Civic Service and Reception at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

At the start of this week, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, and his wife Susan took the decision, before the announcement of the cancellation of St Patrick’s Day parades, with great regret, that they could not host their … Continue reading

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