Death of Dean William (Billy) Beare

The Very Reverend William (Billy) Beare, a son of the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, died on Friday 15th March in the care of the staff at Cork University Hospital. Dean Beare lived in Cork in his retirement, prior to which, from 1999 to 2008, he was Dean...

Reminder: SEARCH Colloquium on March 30

With just under two weeks to go until this year’s SEARCH Colloquium, time is running out to book your place. The thought–provoking day–long event is being held in partnership with TCD Chaplaincy on Saturday March 30 in Trinity’s Long Room...

Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

St Patrick’s Day Celebrations Tomorrow (Sunday) St Patrick’s Day will be celebrated in churches and cathedrals throughout the Church of Ireland. Churches in the Diocese of Down and Dromore will feature on both BBC Radio 4 and BBC One on St Patrick’s...

The life and times of St Patrick

Former Archbishop of Armagh Alan Harper discusses the life and times of St Patrick, including what we know from research into early manuscripts referring to him, and his relevance in today’s world. Interview by Peter Cheney, Church of Ireland Press...