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Church Communications Day held in Church House, Dublin

The Church of Ireland Central Communications Board (CCB) yesterday (14 April 2011) held a Communications Day at Church House, Dublin for a range of people involved in Church of Ireland communications across the island, including Diocesan communications officers, Diocesan magazine and website editors, radio officers, the Press Office staff, the Irish Language Officer of Cumman Gaelach Na hEaglaise and members of the CCB itself.

Communications Day, Dublin
Communications Day, Dublin

Communicators from across the Church of Ireland with guest speaker, Jan Butter of the ACO, members of the CCB, General Synod Honorary Secretaries and the Archbishops of Armagh and Dublin 

The day was an opportunity to address core issues surrounding effective communication of the news and mission of the Church in today’s complex and fast-moving multi-media environment. It included discussion and sharing of ideas on the use of the internet, social media and emerging technologies, as well as the traditional means of printed word and radio and television broadcasting.

The Director of Communications for the Anglican Communion Office, Mr Jan Butter, was the guest speaker at the day. He provided a very thoughtful and interesting talk which highlighted the wider perspective of worldwide Anglican communications.

ENDS

For further information please contact:

Church of Ireland Press Office 
Church of Ireland House 
61–67 Donegall Street 
Belfast, BT1 2QH 

Tel: (028) 9082 8880 (from NI)
Tel: (048) 9082 8880 (from RoI)
Fax (028) 9032 3554 
Email: Press Office 

Paul Harron

+44 (0)7787 881582

Peter Cheney

+44 (0)7774295369

Janet Maxwell

+353 (0)87 948 4412