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

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Route 66 – first day

Route 66 – first day

Bishop Michael Burrows began his Route 66 sermon marathon yesterday, Wednesday 13th September. First stop was Castlecomer Church, then Wandesforde School, Kilkenny College and Kilkenny Model School. Templemore School and Church followed and after that a lunch-time visit to Cashel, to both the Deanery School and Cathedral. Kilcooley Church came next, then Fertagh. The Bishop […]

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  September 14, 2017   No comments
Bishop’s Letter – September

Bishop’s Letter – September

Dear Friends As the hectic autumnal period in parish life beckons anew, one thinks of the busyness of schools both primary and secondary … the many services planned in order to give thanks for the blessings of the harvest … the preparing of much material for our own diocesan synod in October. Amidst all of […]

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  September 5, 2017   No comments
Job Opportunity UL Library Cataloguer – Specific Purpose Contract

Job Opportunity UL Library Cataloguer – Specific Purpose Contract

The University of Limerick (UL) with over 13,000 students and 1,300 staff is an energetic and enterprising institution with a proud record of innovation and excellence in education, research and scholarship. The dynamic, entrepreneurial and pioneering values which drive UL’s mission and strategy ensures that we capitalise on local, national and international engagement and connectivity.  We are […]

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  August 28, 2017   No comments
Reverend Sargent

Reverend Sargent

300+ people gathered in Shillelagh Parish Church for the ordination as deacon of former Minister of State, Trevor Sargent. HAPPY DAY It felt like a wedding – a village church standing sentry on a hill, stone and grass steeped in August sunshine, white marquee flanking the scene. Cars snaked up the road too, to guided […]

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  August 26, 2017   No comments
Eco-Congregation Ireland Makes Submission to Citizens’ Assembly

Eco-Congregation Ireland Makes Submission to Citizens’ Assembly

Eco-Congregation Ireland welcomed the opportunity to make a submission to the Citizens’ Assembly consultation on ‘How the State Can Make Ireland a Leader in Tackling Climate Change’ which closed on Friday 11 August 2017.   Eco-Congregation Ireland submission is as follows: Eco-Congregation Ireland is a voluntary group, which encourages churches of all denominations to take […]

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  August 23, 2017   No comments
General Synod – Review – 2015-17

General Synod – Review – 2015-17

General Synod in review: 2015-2017 As a new triennium of the General Synod begins in 2018, it may be useful to look back at the Synods of 2015-2017, and at some of the legislation passed during those three years. In 2015, Synod was held in Armagh, which is a familiar venue to Synod members, but […]

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  August 23, 2017   No comments
Priorities Fund – closing date for applications 31st October 2017

Priorities Fund – closing date for applications 31st October 2017

  Priorities Fund open for applications Application forms for grants from the Church of Ireland Priorities Fund are available by contacting: Mrs Sylvia Simpson Priorities Fund Church of Ireland House Rathmines, Dublin 6 Tel: 00353–1–4125607 Email: priorities@ireland.anglican.org or may be downloaded from www.priorities.ireland.anglican.org The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 31st October 2017. Areas […]

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  August 14, 2017   No comments
Apply now for Marshal Beresford and Church Fabric and Development Funds

Apply now for Marshal Beresford and Church Fabric and Development Funds

Applications welcome to Marshal Beresford’s Fund & Church Fabric and Development Fund The Marshal Beresford’s Fund and the Church Fabric and Development Fund are held towards the building or repair of churches or chapels. The grants from the Marshal Beresford’s Fund and the Church Fabric and Development Fund are allocated half–yearly in April and November. […]

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  August 14, 2017   No comments