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Booklet explains the story of Disestablishment

1st January 2021 will mark the 150th anniversary of the Irish Church Act 1869, which ended the Church of Ireland’s established status and its union with the Church of England, taking effect.

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Bishop Burrows’ Virtual Disestablishment 150 Tour

The Disestablishment 150 Virtual Tour by the Right Reverend Michael Burrows, Bishop of Cashel, Ferns & Ossory, will take place between November 12th and December 12th.

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Video clip of the Cork, Cloyne and Ross re–enactment of the General Convention 1870

Way back in February, long before people had to stop gathering because of the Novel Coronavirus, students from Ashton School, Cork, Bandon Grammar School, and Midleton College was enlisted by the their school chaplains – Drew Ruttle, the Reverend Anne Skuse, and Canon Andrew Orr – to re–enact the fifth day of the General Convention on 19th February 1870 when the Preamble and Declaration were read for the first time.

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Context and consequences of Disestablishment explored at RIA conference

‘Church of Ireland: Disestablishment and Beyond’ was the subject of a conference organised by the Royal Irish Academy to mark the 150th anniversary of the Disestablishment.

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Defining Church of Ireland moment in 1870 re–enacted in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Yesterday, in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, young people from Ashton School, Bandon Grammar School and Midleton College, accepted the invitation of the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, to join him, some of the clergy of the Diocese, Dr Richard Clarke (recently retired Archbishop of Armagh), and Bishop Michael Mayes, in re–enacting a seminal moment in the history of the Church of Ireland.

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Open Church – Dublin & Glendalough churches to open for Culture Night

As part of Dublin & Glendalough’s commemorations of the 150th anniversary of the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland, it is hoped that every Church of Ireland church in the United Dioceses will be open on Culture Night 2020.

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Archbishop Clarke speaks on Disestablishment

In his final public engagement in Dublin before his retirement, Archbishop Richard Clarke spoke on the Church of Ireland’s perspective on Disestablishment at Christ Church Cathedral on Friday, 31st January.

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Christ Church Cathedral granted coat of arms

Disestablishment 150 exhibition also launched

Christ Church Cathedral has a new coat of arms which was unveiled following Choral Evensong in the cathedral on Friday evening (January 31).

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Lecture highlights political environment of Disestablishment

Dublin & Glendalough Disestablishment commemoration begins

Dublin & Glendalough’s commemorations to mark the 150th anniversary of the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland got under way on Friday (January 10) with the first in a series of lunchtime lectures.

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Belfast launch of Irish Anglicanism, 1969–2019

Essays to mark the 150th anniversary of the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland

A history of the Church of Ireland over the last fifty years was launched at Church of Ireland House, Belfast, on Tuesday evening (3rd December) by the Archbishop of Dublin and Primate of Ireland, the Most Revd Dr Michael Jackson.

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