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Church and Society Commission calls for action on infected blood compensation

The Church and Society Commission of the Church of Ireland has written to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland to request an increase in welfare payments for people living in Northern Ireland who have been infected or otherwise affected by blood contamination.

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Diocesan News

Limerick & Killaloe Diocesan Synod 2019

The Limerick and Killaloe Diocesan Synod met on Saturday 29th June in Villiers School, Limerick.

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Board of Education (R.O.I.)

General Synod Board of Education (RI) delegation participates in Top Level Symposium on Future of Small Primary Schools

At the invitation of the Joe McHugh, TD, Minister for Education and Skills, representatives of the General Synod Board of Education (RI) attended a top level symposium, involving all stakeholders and partners in education, on the role and future of small primary schools.

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Archive of the Month

Archbishop John Alen (c. 1476–1534) and his Register

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RCB Library Notes

Online release of the digitized Alen Register showcases pre–Reformation world in Dublin & Glendalough

As the RCB Library continues its efforts to digitize and make more resources available to a worldwide audience, a second of its most significant medieval manuscripts: the Liber Niger Alani being the record of John Alen (c.1476–1534), Archbishop of Dublin and Glendalough, 1530–34 (RCB Library D6/3) is now digitally available for public consultation on the Church of Ireland website.

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Irish Times Notes

Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

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Diocesan News

Address by the Archdeacon of Derry, the Venerable Robert Miller, at the Funeral of Mr Ivan Cooper

Archdeacon Robert Miller this afternoon conducted the Funeral Service for Mr Ivan Cooper at St Peter’s Church, Belmont, along with the Rev Katie McAteer, Pastoral Director of Christ Church, Culmore, Muff and St Peter’s.

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Diocesan News

Church of Ireland in Cork welcomes new Roman Catholic Bishop of Cork

At the recent meeting of the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod, those present unanimously passed a motion of welcome to the new Roman Catholic Bishop, Father Fintan Gavin.

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Diocesan News

Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral choristers take part in Royal School of Church Music event

Twenty–five choristers from Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, travelled to Kilkenny on Saturday 15th June to attend an afternoon of singing for choristers across Ireland.

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Diocesan News

Bishop Darren McCartney is instituted in Kilbroney

Bishop Darren and Karen McCartney and their son Liam, have exchanged the Canadian Arctic for a beautiful corner of South Down.

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