Category Archives: West Cork

Poignant Week of Centenaries in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Speaking to RTE News last week, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, said that ‘we need not only to tell, but also to wrestle with every story around the creation of the State during this, the … Continue reading

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West Cork Church chosen by Bishop Paul Colton for his Christmas Message to Schools, Young People and the Young at Heart

Bishop Paul Colton chose the West Cork village of Castletownshend as the setting for his 2021 Christmas Message to schools, young people and the young at heart. On a dismal December day, assisted by Mrs Susan Colton on the camera, … Continue reading

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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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