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Bishop completes ‘Big Bike Ride’ around his diocese

In the late afternoon of Monday 4th April the Bishop of Down and Dromore, the Rt Revd David McClay, will arrive on the steps of Belfast Cathedral having cycled into every parish in his diocese.

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News from around the Church of Ireland

Welcome to our weekly round–up of news from around the Church of Ireland’s dioceses and parishes.

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Diocesan News

News from around the Church of Ireland

Welcome to our weekly round–up of news from around the Church of Ireland’s dioceses and parishes.

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Diocesan News

736 candles lit in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

As part of the public Day of Remembrance and Recognition, young people from all across the diocese lit 736 candles in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral at 11am on Friday morning, 18th March, one for each day of the pandemic to date in Ireland, in remembrance of those who died during Covid–19 and in recognition of all those who have cared for us during that time.

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St Patrick’s Day 2022 Civic Service in Cork

Yesterday, the annual Festival and Civic Service for St Patrick’s Day was held at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork. After two years of not being able to host this celebration, Bishop Paul Colton invited the Lord Mayor of Cork and Cork City Council politicians, as well as representatives of State agencies, NGOs and voluntary groups to finally celebrate St Patrick’s Day together and in person again.

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St Patrick’s Day celebrations resume in Down & Dromore!

The Diocese of Down and Dromore’s St Patrick’s Day celebrations were truly celebratory as they returned to near normality after two years.

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New publication: ‘Patrick, Ulster’s Scottish Saint’

A new publication charting centuries of shared traditions of Saint Patrick in Ulster and Scotland has been launched by the Ulster–Scots Agency to coincide with this year’s annual celebrations, and ties in with a mosaic on the saint’s life in Belfast Cathedral.

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News from around the Church of Ireland

Welcome to our weekly round–up of news from around the Church of Ireland’s dioceses and parishes.

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Installation of Bishop George Davison in Belfast Cathedral

The Rt Rev George Davison, Bishop of Connor, was installed in Belfast Cathedral at a Service of Choral Evensong on Sunday March 13.

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Marking the Day of Remembrance and Recognition in Cork

Following the Government announcement that 18th March 2022 would be a public holiday, described by An Tánaiste as a ‘day of remembrance and recognition’, the clergy of Cork, Cloyne and Ross agreed to open churches across the Diocese to make symbolical, liturgical and prayerful space for remembrance and recognition.

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