Category Archives: Sesquicentenary

Saint Luke’s Home in Cork reaches 150 year Milestone in Caring for Older People

Saint Luke’s Home, a residential care home in Cork for older people which also established Ireland’s first specialist unit for people living with dementia, marked the start of its 150th anniversary year yesterday, 1st March 2022. ‘In fact we were … Continue reading

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Commemorative Stamp Features Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Window

An Post have launched a new stamp commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland which came into force on 1st January 1871.  The ‘N’ rate stamp, designed by Vermillion Design in Dublin, is an image … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day 1871 – the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland

Following the passing of the Irish Church Act 1869, and after 18 months of intense preparation, debate, sometimes controversy, and legislating by the General Convention of the Church of Ireland in 1870, the disestablishment of the Church of Ireland occurred … Continue reading

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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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Illustration of Bishop Colton’s St Fin Barre’s Cathedral 150 and Advent Sermon

Sermon preached on Advent Sunday 29th November 2020 In  the Cathedral Church of Saint Fin Barre Cork on the eve of the sesquicentenary of the Consecration of the Cathedral, by the Bishop of Cork, The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton In … Continue reading

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