(United Dioceses of Cashel, Ferns, Leighlin, Lismore, Ossory & Waterford)

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Recent Appointments, etc.

  – BRIAN O ROURKE to Portlaoise and Ballyfin Union on Friday 9th January at 8 p.m. in Portlaoise.           The Reverend MAIRT HANLEY, at present priest in charge in Killorglin, Co. Kerry, has been nominated to the incumbency of Baltinglass. We will welcome him among us at his Institution on […]

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  November 26, 2014   No comments

Diocesan Attendance at the Ploughing Championship 2014

PLOUGHING CHAMPIONSHIP 2014 ‘Moo-meter’ may have been the buzzword around Ratheniska at the record-breaking National Ploughing Championship this year, but tucked away in a quiet but visible corner was positioned the Church of Ireland ‘Welcome’ Stand.  Created, organised and mainly manned by Cashel, Ferns and Ossory since in its Diocese it lay. Flagged by attractive […]

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  November 26, 2014   No comments

Tributes paid to Maureen Lanigan

MAUREEN CONSTANCE LANIGAN 1945 – 2014 It was with deep sadness that the Diocese learned of the death of Maureen Lanigan in the first week of September following illness. She died at Waterford Regional Hospital Thursday 4th September and her funeral took place on Saturday 6th September, in St Canice’s Cathedral with Requiem Eucharist. Her burial […]

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  October 5, 2014   No comments

The Mothers’ Union Festival Service 2014

  The Mothers’ Union Festival Service Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory ‘Sowing the Future together’ St Michael and All Angels’ Church Abbeyleix Sunday 7th September 2014   The sun shone as if it were the height of summer, all of which brought out the brightly coloured dresses of the ladies of the Mothers’ Union […]

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  October 3, 2014   No comments

Bikers on a Mission!

On Friday 1st August the Revds Andrew McCroskery and the Revd Nigel Kirkpatrick ‘revved’ up their trusty powerful motorbikes and set off on a marathon 3,000km trip around Ireland. Not just a random tour as their itinerary took them to every Church of Ireland cathedral on the island, all in a period of 10 days. […]

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  September 22, 2014   No comments

Celebrating the restoration of the Lady Chapel in St Laserian’s Cathedral, Leighlin

St Laserian’s Cathedral, Leighlin – ‘A liturgical laboratory in a large room’ The Service On a balmy evening of Trinity Sunday 15th June, the multitudes gathered to St Laserian’s Cathedral in Leighlin for the Service of Thanksgiving to mark the restoration of the Lady Chapel and the Installation of the Venerable Andrew Orr as Archdeacon […]

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  September 22, 2014   No comments