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Board of Education (R.O.I.)

Applications now open for SEC Grants

Closing date: Monday, 30th October 2023

The SEC provides substantial grants to enable children of a Church of Ireland/Protestant denomination to attend a second level school of their own ethos.

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Church and Society Commission

Expressions of interest sought for Church and Society Commission

Closing date: Tuesday, 31st October 2023

The Honorary Secretaries of the General Synod are inviting members of the Church of Ireland who have relevant experience and who are willing to be considered for membership to submit expressions of interest, accompanied by an outline of particular skills or experience.

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Diocesan News

Clogher Diocesan Synod meets in Enniskillen

The Bishop of Clogher, the Right Revd Dr Ian Ellis, has chosen the Clogher Diocesan Synod to announce the name of his new Archdeacon.

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Board of Education (N.I.)

School prayer garden officially opened

A colourful garden featuring sensory plants and a prayer space has been created at Belleek Controlled Primary School involving the entire school community but also the Church of Ireland parishes from the Garrison group.

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Press Releases

RB & Standing Committee News

The Church of Ireland’s Representative Body met in the former Church of Ireland College of Education Chapel, in Rathmines, on the morning of Tuesday, 19th September 2023; the Standing Committee of the General Synod met in the same venue in the afternoon.

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Press Releases

Welcome from Holy See embassies for Rome visit

The British and Irish ambassadors to the Holy See have welcomed the Church Leaders Group on their visit to Rome to mark the Agreement’s anniversary.

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Press Releases

Church Leaders in Rome for GFA 25 seminar

With the Good Friday/Belfast Agreement having turned 25 in April of this year, the Church Leaders Group (Ireland) – the leaders of the Church of Ireland, the Methodist and Presbyterian Churches in Ireland, the Roman Catholic Church, and Irish Council of Churches – are in Rome today (28 September), to take part in a special seminar to mark the Agreement’s 25th anniversary, where they will share their personal reflections on this milestone anniversary.

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Diocesan News

Raphoe’s first Lady Dean installed

The Very Rev Liz Fitzgerald has been installed as the first ever Lady Dean in the long and distinguished history of St Eunan’s Cathedral, in Raphoe, Co. Donegal.

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Irish Times Notes

Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

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Bishops' Appeal Committee

Libya appeal to help those whose lives have been devastated by the floods

Bishops’ Appeal for World Aid and Development has launched a disaster appeal in response to the catastrophic flooding in Libya.

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