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

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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

Gold at World Flower Show

    Memories of the World Flower Show Dublin June 2014 by Margaret Kingston   Five years ago AOIFA the Association of Irish Floral Artists, a voluntary organisation of people who love flowers and gardening, made a bid to WAFA the World Association of Flower Arrangers to hold the 11th World Flower Show in Dublin […]

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  September 22, 2014   No comments

Farewell to the Revd Canon Peter Cole- Baker

Templemore Union say farewell to the Revd Canon Peter Cole-Baker on his retirement. ‘A ministry of faithfulness and integrity coupled with dignity and courage’. On a sunny, warm afternoon on 27th July 2014, it being the last Sunday in the month, the people from Thurles and Kilfitmone gathered with the people of Templemore in St […]

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  September 22, 2014   No comments

Break in at Christ Church, Tramore

Christ Church Tramore was broken into over the weekend (30th/31st August 2014). Intruders ransacked the vestry and chancel and forced entry into the adjoining hall. This was discovered by parishioners as they met for service on Sunday morning. The intruders got away with two small communion bread boxes, three bottles of communion wine and about 8 euros […]

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  August 31, 2014   No comments

GFS & Installation of Archdeacon combined

A CHAPTER IN THE LIFE OF THE GFS! The afternoon of Sunday 18th May in St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny saw an unusual combination of service. The main part of the celebration was the Girls’ Friendly Society Annual Service and prize giving. This was coupled with the installation of the Revd Andrew Orr as Archdeacon of […]

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  July 3, 2014   No comments

Bishop’s Medal winners 2014

SENIOR BISHOP’S MEDAL PRIZEWINNERS 2014 2014 Medal winner: Osasu Igbinedion Runners – up: Catherine Burström & Rachel Orr  All three are students in Kilkenny College.  Thanks to all who took part and congratulations to the 2014 prizewinners. +++++    JUNIOR BISHOP’S MEDAL RESULTS 2014  Congratulations to this year’s prizewinners –  2014 Junior Bishop’s Medal – […]

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  July 3, 2014   No comments