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Synod 2020



Pursuant to section 30 of the Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions Act) 2020, which provides for the validity of remote meetings of an unincorporated body, notice is hereby given that an ordinary meeting of the General Synod will be held by electronic communication technology on 1st, 2nd, and, if necessary, 3rd December 2020, as approved by the Standing Committee on 14th October 2020.

The Standing Committee has authorised the Honorary Secretaries of the General Synod to propose the hours for the Synod. These times, and the link for the electronic meeting, will be communicated to Synod members in due course.

  • Bills should be lodged by 21st October
  • Notice of motion should be given by 1st Nov
  • Requests for information should be sent by 24th Nov
  • Please send these by email to the Synod Officer at

Updates on General Synod 2020 may be found by clicking here.

Welcome to the official website for the Church of Ireland General Synod 2020 which which was to take place in the Croke Park Meetings and Events Centre, from 7th–9th May 2020.

The Honorary Secretaries and the Standing Committee are considering a possible rescheduling of the General Synod to take place later in 2020, and will be guided by the latest advice from public health authorities, with the safety of Synod members as their priority.

Upcoming General Synods – Dates and Locations
13–15th May 2021, Armagh City Hotel, Armagh
5th–7th May 2022, Croke Park, Dublin



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