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Christmas Message from Bishop Andrew Forster

‘Christmas has not been cancelled. Yes, it will be very different this year, but it hasn’t been cancelled. The name given to Jesus at his birth, Emmanuel, means “God with us”. In 2020, the significance of that name became obvious to many people. My prayer is that the truth of God’s presence may become evident to each and every one of us. ‘

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‘Carols by Carlight’ in Glencraig

In place of their traditional Nine Lessons and Carols, Holy Trinity Glencraig, held a ‘Carols by Carlight’ on Sunday 20 December 2020.

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Missing Christmas Carols?

A pre–recorded Diocesan Service of Seven Lessons and Carols from St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, is now available online.

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Disestablishment 150

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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Magnificence – A Reflection for the Fourth Sunday in Advent by the Archbishop of Dublin

Archbishop Michael Jackson continued his video reflections for Advent on Sunday (December 20).

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Advent Gift from Cork Diocesan Youth Council

Everyone likes to get a little surprise in the post every so often. And more so coming up to special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries and Christmas.

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Christmas Miscellany hosted by St Columba’s, Ennis

Christmas Miscellany is a collection of carols, prayers, reflections and music gathered from the churches of the Catholic Diocese of Killaloe and the Church of Ireland Diocese of Limerick and Killaloe, and hosted and edited at St Columba’s Church, Ennis.

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Cork student selected to represent Church of Ireland Youth Department in Taoiseach’s Shared Island Initiative

On 22 October, An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin TD, announced the Shared Island Dialogue series, as part of the Government’s Shared Island initiative.

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Institution of New Incumbent of Carrigrohane Union of Parishes in Cork

The Institution of the Reverend Robert Ferris as Incumbent of Carrigrohane Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork was held on Thursday 17th December in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork.

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Covid–19 public health guidance: Northern Ireland & Republic of Ireland

Updated Monday, 21st December 2020

Public health guidance and restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus are outlined at the following links from the Northern Ireland Executive and the Government of Ireland.

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