Category Archives: West Cork

Final Service for Dean Chris Peters

On Sunday, 31st October 2021, The Very Rev. Chris Peters took his final service as Dean of Ross in St Fachtna’s Cathedral, Rosscarbery, before entering retirement on the following Monday. Cindy Kingston, member of the Vestry in Rosscarbery, writes: At … Continue reading

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National Heritage Award for mosaics at the Church of the Ascension, Timoleague, Co. Cork

The mosaics at the Church of the Ascension, Timoleague in Kilgariffe Union of Parishes were awarded the National Heritage Award for County Cork in 2021. Built in 1811, the church building is of local and national importance. Minister Heather Humphreys … Continue reading

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A Gem in West Cork – St Fachtna’s Cathedral, Rosscarbery

In this week’s “People and Places” video, the Very Rev. Christopher Peters shows us around St Fachtna’s Cathedral in Rosscarbery. In this video he talks about the history of the cathedral and about his time as Dean of Ross and … Continue reading

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West Cork History Festival taking place online from 6th to 8th August

The West Cork History Festival, of which the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross is a patron, is taking place online this year from 6th to 8th August. West Cork’s diverse heritage is reflected in the variety of presentations and … Continue reading

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Saving the Unique Mosaics covering the walls of the Church of the Ascension, Timoleague, County Cork

Thursday, 13th May is Ascension Day, and there will be an open day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the unique Church of the Ascension, Timoleague, County Cork (with all covid-19 precautions and oversight in place). Unique? Yes, it … Continue reading

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