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On–line RB General Unit Trust Valuations Calculator – Quarter 3, 2018 information added

Unit prices for both RB General Unit Trust (RoI) and the RB General Unit Trust (NI) have been verified and added for Quarter 3, 2018 to www.ireland.anglican.org/valuations.

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Diocesan News

Institution of the Revd Alastair Donaldson as Rector of the Kinawley and Holy Trinity Group of Parishes

Last Tuesday evening, 9th October, the Revd Alastair Donaldson was instituted as Rector of the Kinawley and Holy Trinity Group of Parishes – Derrylin, Crom, and Drumany (Chapel of Ease).

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Diocesan News

Sinking of RMS Leinster on 10th October 1918 to be Commemorated by Bishop Paul Colton in Courtmacsherry

On Saturday next, 13th October, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, will travel to Courtmacsherry and unveil a memorial to two sisters who died in the Leinster tragedy.

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Diocesan News

Bicentenary of St Brendan’s Church, Bantry

The foundation stone of the Church of Ireland parish Church in Bantry, County Cork, was laid two hundred years ago this month on 23rd October, 1818.

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Board of Education (R.O.I.)

Statement on Budget 2019: Increase in capitation allowance

From the Church of Ireland General Synod Board of Education (Republic of Ireland).

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Diocesan News

The Spanish Flu and the First World War remembered in West Cork Church of Ireland parish

On Sunday, 7th October, the centenaries of both the second wave of the ‘Spanish’ Flu and the approach of the end of the First World War were remembered in a remote and fairly neglected graveyard on a hillside, at Maulinward (Meall an Bhaird), in the Parish of Kilmocomogue, near Durrus in West Cork.

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Press Releases

Church leaders meet with Secretary of State

The leaders of the main Churches in Ireland met with the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, the Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP, today (Monday 8 October) at Stormont House, Belfast.

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Diocesan News

The Revd Neal O’Raw appointed Archdeacon of Glendalough

The appointment of the new Archdeacon of Glendalough has been announced. The Revd Neal O’Raw, Rector of Donoughmore and Donard with Dunlavin, has accepted the invitation of Archbishop Michael Jackson to become Archdeacon in succession to the Ven Ricky Rountree.

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RCB Library Notes

The Leinster Tragedy

Human interest stories brought to life by the ‘Church of Ireland Gazette’ and other sources

To mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Leinster – torpedoed and sunk just one month before the end of the First World War – the RCB Library will feature as its October Archive of the Month the online exhibition entitled “The Leinster Tragedy: Human Interest Stories brought to life by the Church of Ireland Gazette and Other Sources”.

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Diocesan News

Transformed – ‘Be the change you want to see’

The Bishop of Meath and Kildare, the Most Rev Pat Storey, has challenged parishioners at an event in Londonderry to “be the change” they want to see in their diocese.

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