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Bishop Samuel Poyntz ‘will be fondly remembered’

The Right Rev Dr Samuel Poyntz, a former Bishop of Connor, died peacefully on Saturday February 18.

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Statement by The Rt Revd Dr Paul Colton in response to the death of The Rt Revd Dr Samuel G. Poyntz

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Death of The Rt Revd Samuel Poyntz

The Right Revd Samuel Poyntz, formerly Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross (1978–87) and Bishop of Connor (1987–95) died peacefully on Saturday 18th February.

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Diocesan Readers’ course experiences unprecedented growth

With just over one year passed since the re–launch of the Diocesan Readers’ course in the Diocese of Down and Dromore, there are now 24 people from 21 different parishes half–way through their studies and about to undertake practical preaching placements.

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Irish Times Notes

Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

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Donegal Parish Church to Reopen Following Lightning Strike

Donegal Parish Church is to reopen on Sunday week after being closed for two months because of a Christmas Day lightning strike. Significant damage was caused inside and outside the church when the building was hit by lightning during a violent storm.

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Representative Church Body Appoints Senior Human Resources Manager

The Representative Church Body is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary–Rose McLoughlin to the new position of Senior Human Resources Manager.

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Come and Sing – Vivaldi ‘Gloria’ at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, and its Director of Music, Peter Stobart, teamed up with the the Cork International Choral Festival on Saturday, 11th February for a very special day–long Come and Sing event.

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Canon Horace McKinley Installed as Dignitary of St Patrick’s Cathedral

Canon Horace McKinley was installed as Canon Treasurer of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, by Dean William Morton on Sunday February 12.

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Fifteen Charities Receive Black Santa Appeal Funding

The proceeds of the 2016 Black Santa Appeal were handed over to representatives of 15 charities who joined the congregation in St Ann’s Church, Dawson Street, Dublin, on Sunday February 12.

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