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Disestablishment 150: In conversation with the Archbishop of Dublin

As the National Programme for Disestablishment 150 draws to a close, co–ordinator Caoimhe Leppard met with the Archbishop of Dublin, the Most Revd Dr Michael Jackson, who championed this three–year programme from the beginning, to reflect on its defining highlights.

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Disestablishment 150: A Virtual Tour

Heritage Week 2021’s theme is Open the Door to Heritage. ‘Disestablishment 150: A Virtual Tour’ opens the door to some of the Church of Ireland’s most iconic built heritage.

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Commemorative stamp features St Fin Barre’s Cathedral window

An Post have launched a new stamp commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland which came into force on 1st January 1871. The ‘N’ rate stamp, designed by Vermillion Design in Dublin, is an image of the Sun, Moon and Stars taken from one of the panels in the west rose window of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork.

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Young Leaders in Ministry Fund 2021

Next closing date: Monday, 25th January 2021

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Disestablishment and to support Church of Ireland ministry in the future, the Church of Ireland Youth Department (CIYD) has created a bursary fund to significantly encourage the number of young people undertaking mission and training experiences that would benefit ministry in the Church of Ireland.

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New stamp marks Church of Ireland anniversary

A new stamp marking the 150th anniversary of the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland issues today (Thursday, 7th January) from An Post.

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New Year’s Day 1871 – the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland

Following the passing of the Irish Church Act 1869, and after 18 months of intense preparation, debate, sometimes controversy, and legislating by the General Convention of the Church of Ireland in 1870, the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland occurred on 1st January 1871: 150 years ago.

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150th Anniversary of the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland

A message from Archbishop Michael Jackson on the 150th anniversary of the Irish Church Act 1869 taking effect, which occurred on 1st January 1871.

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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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