News from Eco–Congregation Ireland

Eco–Congregation Ireland’s latest newsletter is now available, highlighting examples of environmental projects undertaken by churches across the island of Ireland.This features an ecumenical service on climate justice in Tullamore and the hosting of the...

Responding to the war in Ukraine

The invasion of Ukraine began four months ago today, on the morning of 24th February. Our dioceses and parishes have been responding selflessly in many different ways since then to help people affected by the humanitarian crisis in and near Ukraine.Please check out...

Down & Dromore Diocesan Synod meets in person

The Down and Dromore Diocesan Synod met in person yesterday (Thursday, 23 June) for the first time since the Rt Revd David McClay became bishop in January 2020. Bishop David McClay addresses Down & Dromore Diocesan Synod 2022. Synod members gathered in the Jethro...

How should the Church speak?

The following article by Archbishop John McDowell is published in today’s Belfast Telegraph in relation to the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland and the current political situation. I can’t remember a more difficult or more polarised moment in Northern...

Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

Remembering 1922 One hundred years ago on 30 June 1922 an explosion in the Treasury building of the Public Record Office of Ireland destroyed much of the nation’s archival wealth. From ‘Ardfeenish’ – her home at 21 Upper Mount Street, Dublin...

Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod 2022

On Saturday, 11th June 2022, the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross held their Diocesan Synod at the Rochestown Park Hotel in Douglas. It was the first in–person Diocesan Synod since 2019. The day started with a celebration of the Holy Eucharist for the...