Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

Remembering the 1970s

The final Archive of the Month for 2020 from the RCB Library (  is an examination of the 1970s through the lens of the Church of Ireland Gazette, in conjunction with the online release of all editions for that decade.

In contrast to the three previous presentations in the Library’s ‘Borderless Church’ series, which have been written by academic historians, the new 1970s presentation is the work of someone who was actively involved in the Church of Ireland. David Bird, a retired farmer from Cobh, Co. Cork,  who served on the Cork, Cloyne & Ross Diocesan Synod and…

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