Category Archives: Special Events

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

Posted in Anniversaries, Commemoration, Community Involvement, East Cork, Memorial Service, Remembrance, Special Events

Sea Sunday celebrated in Cobh, County Cork

On 14th July, the annual Sea Sunday service took place in Christ Church, Rushbrooke, County Cork with a large congregation present. The Service was attended by a wide range of civic dignitaries including representatives from the Cobh ONE (ex-servicemen) branch, … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Five Marks of Mission, Sea Sunday, Special Events

Cork Bishops take part in reopening of Saint Patrick’s Bridge in Cork

On Saturday 16th March last, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Mick Finn, put the last piece of masonry in place to mark the completion of the restoration of Saint Patrick’s Bridge in Cork City.  The two Bishops of Cork, … Continue reading

Posted in Bishops of Cork, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Dedication, Special Events

Warm Welcome for New Rector of Fermoy, County Cork

On Sunday afternoon, 7th April 2019, a very warm welcome was given to the new rector of the Fermoy Union of Parishes, the Reverend Gary Paulsen. The landmark church, Christ Church Fermoy, not far from the banks of the River … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Clergy, Cork, Institutions and Commissionings, Special Events

Lord Mayor of Cork Congratulates Bishop Paul Colton on his 20th Anniversary as Bishop

At the start of the meeting of Cork City Council on Monday, 25th March, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Mick Finn, extended his warm congratulations to the Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, … Continue reading

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Dedication of relocated Chapel of Christ the Healer at Cork University Hospital

The Chapel of Christ the Healer at Cork University Hospital was first dedicated in May 1980.  Recent reconstruction at the hospital meant that the Chapel had to be moved to a new space further along the main entrance corridor.  On … Continue reading

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10th Anniversary of Ecumenical Links with Indian Orthodox Community marked by Cork Church of Ireland Parish

For the past ten years, members of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, have been celebrating mass on two Saturdays each month in St Michael’s Church of Ireland Church in Blackrock, Cork, and also on their major festivals.  A special celebration … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Ecumenism, International Church Relations, Special Events