Somme Centenary Service - Posted on 01/07/2016
The Archbishops of Armagh, the Most Revd Dr Richard Clarke and the Most Revd Eamon Martin, were today interviewed for Radio Ulster’s Talkback programme (at 12.34pm) prior to this afternoon’s special commemorative service at the Ulster Tower, Thiepval.
St Anne’s Cathedral Hosts Somme Commemoration - Posted on 01/07/2016
The names of 17 sets of brothers from Ulster who died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme will be read at a service in St Anne’s Cathedral to commemorate the centenary of the battle.
Billy Rector Unveils Statue of War Hero in Presence of Queen - Posted on 01/07/2016
Her Majesty the Queen visited Bushmills on June 29 to unveil a statue of World War One hero Robert Quigg VC, a lifelong member of Billy Parish Church, Diocese of Connor.
Dublin Council of Churches Public Lecture: Making God–Sense of 1912–1922 a Century Later (12 July) - Posted on 01/07/2016
Dublin Council of Churches continues its aim to provide ecumenical perspectives on the centenary commemorations with a public lecture and conversation in the Lutherhaus, 24 Adelaide Road, Dublin 2, on Tuesday July 12 at 8.00 pm.
Joint statement from Ireland’s church leaders on the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme - Posted on 01/07/2016
Ireland’s four main church leaders, gathered together in France to participate in today’s 100th anniversary commemoration service of the Battle of the Somme, have jointly called for Christians of all traditions in Ireland to pray for peace in these challenging times.
Address by the Archbishop of Armagh at the Battle of the Somme Centenary Service - Posted on 01/07/2016
The Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, the Most Revd Dr Richard Clarke, today addressed the special commemorative service to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, at the Ulster Tower, near Thiepval.
Cross–community Centenary Vigil at Down Cathedral - Posted on 01/07/2016
On 30 June, the eve of the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, Down Cathedral was the venue for a cross–community prayer vigil to remember all who died in the events of 1916.