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New livestream online from St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

As soon as the ‘lockdown’ due to the Covid–19 pandemic came into effect on 18th March, St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, like so many cathedrals and churches across Ireland, moved very quickly to provide worship and concerts online.

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RCB Library Notes

Pandemic in Ireland one hundred years ago through the lens of the Church of Ireland Gazette

The RCB Library has commissioned the historian and writer Dr Ida Milne to produce a timely analysis piece on the influenza of 1918–1919 as viewed through the lens of the Church of Ireland Gazette for July’s Archive of the Month.

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Archive of the Month

Pandemic in Ireland One Hundred Years Ago Through the Lens of the Church of Ireland Gazette

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Diocesan News

The Big DDYC Camp Out is a big success!

With Summer Madness unable to go ahead because of the coronavirus pandemic, on Friday evening 26 June, DDYC brought Summer Madness to our young people with The Big DDYC Camp Out.

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Diocesan News

Historic tree uprooted in Cairncastle graveyard

A little piece of history came crashing down in the early hours of Thursday June 25, in the form of an ancient Spanish Chestnut Tree in the graveyard at St Patrick’s Church, Cairncastle, Diocese of Connor.

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Welcome back in Dublin & Glendalough!

Archbishop celebrates as churches reopen for public worship

Archbishop Michael Jackson celebrated Holy Communion in Christ Church Taney yesterday (Monday 29 June 2020) to mark the first day that churches could reopen for public worship after lockdown.

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Welcome back to church

A Message to the Diocese from the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Starting from St Peter’s Day, Monday 29th June, church buildings in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross are beginning to reopen as soon as all the necessary local arrangements and public health precautions have been put in place.

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Church of Ireland Primate leads tributes to Lambeth Award winners

The Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, the Most Rev John McDowell, led the tributes to Bishop Donal McKeown and Bishop Ken Good following news that they had both been honoured with Lambeth Awards.

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Archbishop Welby honours pilgrim bishops

The Bishop of Derry, the Most Rev Dr Donal McKeown, and the former Bishop of Derry and Raphoe, the Rt Rev Ken Good, are among more than 30 people recognised in this year’s Lambeth Awards which were announced this morning by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

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Bishop Forster calls for patience and understanding as Church Services resume

The Bishop of Derry and Raphoe, the Rt Rev Andrew Forster, has appealed to parishioners to be patient and understanding as their churches get ready for the resumption of public worship.

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