Category Archives: Saint Patrick’s Day

Parishioner of Christ Church, Fermoy Chosen as Grand Marshall of St Patrick’s Day Parade

The Fermoy St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee honoured the Cope Foundation residential and day care centre in Fermoy, County Cork by asking them to nominate a grand marshal for this year’s parade in the town. Cope’s representative, Ian Fleming, Chairman of the … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork ~ the Photos

David Barry, Photographer, a guest of the Bishop and fellow scouter brought his camera along to the St Patrick’s Day Celebrations at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, along with the Diocesan Media Officer, Sam Wynn and many a smartphone and selfie … Continue reading

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Annual Civic Service in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork to Celebrate St Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day began early in Cork with a Civic Service and Festival Eucharist of Saint Patrick’s Day held in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral where the city’s patron saint first founded his monastic settlement. The Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, presided … Continue reading

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At Cork St Patricks’ Day Civic Service Bishop Paul Colton speaks about Mother and Baby Homes

In his sermon at the annual Civic Service and Festival Eucharist for St Patrick’s Day in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, spoke about the place of religion in Irish society in the … Continue reading

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Seirbhís an oíche roimh Lá le Pádraig ~ Service on the Eve of St Patrick’s Day

An oíche roimh Lá le Pádraig bhí Ceiliúradh den Chomaoineach Naofa I  seirbhís dhátheangach in Eaglais  Naomh Mhuire I gCarraig Uí Laighín. [On the Eve of St Patricks Day a bilingual service of Holy Communion  was held in St Mary’s … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork ~ The Photos

Since the late 1960s, the Civic and Festival Eucharist of St Patrick’s Day in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral has been the first port of call for the Lord Mayor of Cork and the City Council signalling the start of the … Continue reading

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Address by Bishop Paul Colton at St Patrick’s Day Civic Service 2016 in Cork

Address at the Civic Service of St Patrick’s Day, 2016 by the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork Today, the Feast of St Patrick, our national saint, we celebrate the … Continue reading

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