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Ireland

THE CHURCH OF IRELAND has been disestablished since 1871. It has 12 dioceses covering the whole of Ireland including both the Republic and Northern Ireland. It also has an impressive and comprehensive web site with pages for each diocese. We list parishes alphabetically by location, under their respective dioceses. Official diocesan organisations are listed before parishes. Ireland-oriented resources are listed below.


IRELAND
(Official web site for the Church of Ireland)

The Church of Ireland Gazette
General Synod
General Synod Board of Education (Northern Ireland)
Representative Body of the Church of Ireland

Church of Ireland Diocesan Webmaps. Just that, and worth a click.

Diocese of Armagh
St Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh

Acton and Drumbanagher Group
Armagh, St Mark
Cookstown, Derryloran Parish Church (St Luran)
Creggan,
Parish of Creggan, Ballymascanlan Union and Rathcor
Derryloran, St Luran's Parish Church
Diamond Grange, St Paul
Drogheda, St Peter
Drumcree Parish Church
Dundalk Group
Kilmore, Parish of Kilmore and St Saviour
Milltown, St Andrew
Mullavilly Parish
Portadown, St Columba
Portadown, St Mark

Sixmilecross and Termonmaguirke
Tandragee, St Mark [MIDI attack]
Tartaraghan, St Paul

Diocese of Cashel and Ossory
Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford

Bunclody, Parish of Bunclody Union
Clonmel Union of Parishes, Old St Mary
Dunleckney Parish
Killanne Killegney Parish Union [Killegney; Rossdroit; Killanne; Templeshanbo]
New Ross and Fethard-on-Sea Parish [All Saints, Duncannon; St Mogue, Fethard on Sea; St Mary, New Ross; St Mary, Old Ross; Whitechurch]
Portlaoise, St Mary [The Rock and Ballyfin Group of Parishes]
Tullow Group [St Michael, Aghold; Mullinacuffe Church; Shillelagh Church; St Columba, Tullow]
Waterford, Christ Church Cathedral
Wexford Union of Parishes [Castlebridge Church, Ardcolm; St James, Horetown; Killurin Church; St Munn, Taghmon; St Iberius, Wexford]

Diocese of Clogher
St Marcartin's Cathedral, Enniskillen

Ardess, St Mary
Belleek, Garrison, Kiltyclogher and Slavin Group
Carrickmacross with Magheracloone and Ardragh Group [St Patrick, Ardragh; St Fin Barre, Carrickmacross; St Molua, Magheracloone]
Derryvullan [Derryvullan, St Tighernach (Tamlaght) and Garvary, Holy Trinity]
Inishmacsaint, St Ninnidh
Magheraculmoney, St Mary
Trory, St Michael and Killadeas, the Priory Church

Diocese of Connor
Belfast Cathedral, Cathedral Church of St Anne, Belfast
Lisburn Cathedral, Lisburn

Ahoghill and Portglenone
Antrim, All Saints
Belfast, University Street, All Saints
Belfast, Queen's University student chaplaincy
Belfast, St George
Belfast, St Nicholas
Belfast, St Thomas
Carrickfergus, St Colman
Carrickfergus, St Nicholas
Coleraine, St Patrick and St Andrew
Glencairn, St Andrew
Kilroot (near Belfast), St Colman
Kinneigh, Kinneigh Union of Parishes [St Bartholomew; Christchurch, Kilmeen; St Patrick, Farranthomas; and St Mary, Desertserges]
Jordanstown, Belfast, St Patrick
Lambeg Parish Church
Lisburn, Cathedral Parish
Lisburn, St Paul
Malone, Belfast, St John the Evangelist
Murroe, Abington
Portstewart, Agherton Parish: St John the Baptist
Ramoan and Culfeightrin, Grouped Parishes of Ramoan and Culfeightrin
[Culfeightrin Church; St James, Ramoan; Holy Trinity, Ballycastle]
Templepatrick and Donegore, St Patrick and St John

Woodburn, Holy Trinity

Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross
St Fin Barre's Cathedral

Abbeystrewry, Abbeystrewry Union of Parishes
Ballydehob Union [St Matthew, Aughadown; St Matthias, Ballydehob]
Bandon, Bandon Union of Parishes (Ballinadee, St Peter's Bandon, Brinny, Christ Church Innishannon, and Holy Trinity Rathclaren)
Bantry, St Brendan the Navigator
Carrigrohane, Carrigrohane Union
Cobh, Parish of Cobh and Glanmire
Cork, St Luke's Union
Douglas, Douglas Union with Frankfield
Durrus, St James
Fanlobbus, Fanlobbus Union
Fermoy, Fermoy Union
Kilgariffe, Kilgariffe Union
Kilmocomogue, Kilmocomogue Union of Parishes
Kilmoe, Kilmoe Union of Parishes
Kinneigh, Kinneigh Union of Parishes [St Mary, Desertserges; St Patrick, Murragh; St Bartholomew, Kinneigh; St Paul, Ballymoney; Christ Church, Kilmeen]
Mallow, Mallow Union of Parishes
Moviddy, Moviddy Union of Parishes
Ross, Ross Union
Templebreedy, Templebreedy Group of Parishes
Youghal, St Mary's Collegiate Church [with St Paul, Ardmore and St Anne, Castlemartyr]

Diocese of Derry and Raphoe
St Columb's Cathedral

Altnagelvin, Glendermott Parish
Ballyscullion, Bellaghy, St Tida
Camus juxta Bann, Macosquin, St Mary
Parish of Castlerock, Dunboe and Fermoyle [Christ Church, Castlerock; St Paul, Dunboe Articlave; Ascension, Fermoyle]
Grouped Parishes of Christ Church, Culmore, Muffe and Saint Peter's
Dungiven and Bovevagh, St Eugenius
Fahan, Fahan group of parishes [Fahan Lower, Christ Church, (Buncrana); Fahan Upper, St Mura]
Parish of Kilcronaghan and Ballynascreen
Leckpatrick Parish
Londonderry, St Augustine

Maghera and Killelagh
Strabane, Christ Church
Urney Parish

Diocese of Down and Dromore
Belfast Cathedral, the Cathedral Church of St Anne
Down Cathedral
Dromore Cathedral, Dromore

Ballyholme, St Columbanus
Ballynahinch, Magherdroll Parish
Bangor, Bangor Abbey
Bangor, Parish of St Comgall
Belfast, The Dock Church
Belfast (Sydenham), St Brendan
Belfast, St Donard
Belfast, Willowfield Parish Church
Carnalea (Bangor West), St Gall
Craigavon, St Saviour
Cregagh, St Finnian
Donaghadee, Donaghadee Parish Church
Dundela, Belfast, St Mark
Dundonald, St Elizabeth
Glencraig, Holy Trinity
Holywood, St Philip and St James
Kilkeel, Christ Church
Parishes of Killaney and Carryduff [St Andrew, Killaney; St Ignatius, Carryduff]
Killyleagh, St John the Evangelist
Knock, St Columba
Magheralin, Magheralin Parish
Moira, St John
Mount Merrion, Parish Church
Newtonards, Movilla Abbey Church
Newtownards, St Mark
Primacy, Christ Church
Shankill, Parish Church
Stormont, Belfast, St Molua

Diocese of Dublin and Glendalough
Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin
National Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Patrick, Dublin

Booterstown, St Philip and St James
Blessington Union of Parishes
[St John, Manor Kilbride; St John, Ballymore Eustace; St Kevin, Hollywood; St Mary, Blessington]
Bray, Christ Church
Castleknock and Mulhuddart with Clonsilla, Parish Church
Castlemacadam, Ballinatone and Aughrim Parishes
Coolock, St John the Evangelist
Crinken, St James
Dalkey (Dublin), St Patrick
Deansgrange, Kill O' The Grange Parish
Dublin (Clyde Road), St Bartholomew
Dublin, CORE at St Catherine's
Dublin, Rathfarnham Parish Church
Dublin, St Catherine and St James with St Audoen
Dublin, Parish of St George and St Thomas
Dublin (Clontarf), St John the Baptist
Dublin (Sandymount), St John the Evangelist
Dublin, the parishes of Sandford and Milltown
Dublin, Trinity College Chapel Student chaplaincy for the University of Dublin.
Dublin (Rathgar), Zion Church
Glenageary, St Paul
Kill O' The Grange, Parish Church
Killiney, Holy Trinity Parish
Kilternan Parish Church
Leixlip and Lucan, Leixlip Union of Parishes, St Andrew and St Mary
United Parishes of Malahide, Portmarnock and St Doulagh
Monkstown Parish Church
Mount Merrion, St Thomas
Rathmichael Parish Church
Santry, Glasnevin and Finglas Group
Stillorgan, St Brigid
Tallaght, St Maelruain
Taney, Parish of Taney
Whitechurch, Whitechurch Parish
Wicklow and Killiskey Parish Churches

Diocese of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh

Arva Group of Parishes [Arva, Carrigallen, Loch Gowna and Columbkille]
Cootehill Group
Sligo, Cathedral Group [St Anne, Knockarnea; Rosses Point; St John, Sligo]
Swanlinbar Kildallon Group
Templeport, St Peter (Note: Primarily a photo gallery of the church and gravestones.)

Virginia Group [Billis, Killinkere, Lurgan and Munterconnaught]

Diocese of Limerick, Ardfert, Aghadoe, Killaloe, Kilmacduagh and Emly
Limerick: St Mary's Cathedral

Limerick, St Michael
Murroe, Abington Church
Shinrone Group of Parishes

Diocese of Meath and Kildare

Clane, Parish Church
Donaghpatrick, St Patrick
Kells, Union of Parishes
Millicent, St Michael and All Angels
Naas Union of Parishes
Tullamore Union of Parishes

Diocese of Tuam, Killala and Achonry

Ballina, St Michael
Galway, St Nicholas
Kilglass, Parish Church


Resources in the Church of Ireland
(Note: Since the Church of Ireland includes Northern Ireland, which is part of the UK, see also 'Resources in the Church of England'.)

Architecture of Cork
Includes a number of Church of Ireland churches.

Armagh Diocesan Youth Council

Bishops' Appeal
'contributes to relief of suffering in time of emergencies whether natural or man-made. However, our main concern is to support ongoing development in the fields of sustainable agriculture, health, including HIV/AIDS, and education in many parts of the world.'

Changing Attitude Ireland
'a Church of Ireland organisation with ecumenical friends, working for the full affirmation of lesbian and gay persons within the Churches'.

Church Lads' and Church Girls' Brigade, Ulster Regiment
'a uniformed Anglican Church organisation for boys and girls aged between 4 years and 21 years old. We have companies operating through out Northern Ireland and Donegal'.

Church of Ireland Board for Social Responsibility
For 'the co-ordination and initiation of the Church of Ireland's effort in the Republic of Ireland in matters of social concern.'

Church of Ireland Evangelical Fellowship
Founded 'to promote Biblical Christianity in a positive, effective and informed way and to foster evangelical unity within the Church of Ireland'.

Church of Ireland info on the web
An unofficial but most useful collection of parish and cathedral links.

Church of Ireland Men's Society
'The main object of the Society is to provide a basis for a close fellowship among the men of the Church of Ireland at their parish level and by education, recreation, and worship to encourage their full participation in the work and witness of their Church.'

Church of Ireland/Methodist Covenant Council
Official website.

Church of Ireland Priorities Fund
'The objective of the Priorities Fund is to raise and distribute money, on behalf of the Church of Ireland, to various worthy projects within the island of Ireland.'

Church of Ireland Theological College, Dublin.
An Anglican college for the training of men and women to the ordained ministry.

Church of Ireland Theological College/ Diocesan Education Blog
'A site for all those connected to, and interested in Irish Anglican Theological Education.'

Church of Ireland Youth Department
This site includes a wide variety of information about ministry to and for young people in the Church of Ireland. Powerpoint, MS Word and Adobe Acrobat downloads are available, as is a datebook of upcoming diocesan and national Anglican youth events.

Church News Ireland
'CNI's mission: to collate news about the church and to provide a source of practical and spiritual help to parishes, their clergy and people; to enable the sharing of the Good News of Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour.'

Church of Ireland College of Education, Dublin

Church's Ministry of Healing in Ireland
'Our time is mostly focused on preaching, teaching and prayer ministry. We would see people by appointment. Parish groups and Healer Prayer Unions exist throughout the country. Please contact your local minister or ring us if you need further information.'

Clogher Diocese Mothers' Union
In this diocese, 'there are just under 1000 MU Members in 37 Branches. The majority of these are in Northern Ireland and a few branches actually have members living on both sides of the political border.'

CMS Ireland
Irish branch of the Church Mission Society: 'a Christian Mission and Development Agency, which has been working in partnership with the Church in Ireland and the Church overseas, for over 190 years, to share the Gospel throughout the world.'

COMAC
Cashel and Ossory Marriage Awareness Course. A project of the Mothers' Union, United Dioceses of Cashel and Ossory.

Connor Mothers' Union
Connor Mothers' Union has almost 1800 members in 64 branches. The branches are to be found mainly in County Antrim from Portrush to the Lisburn area, with some in County Londonderry.

Cumann Gaelach na hEaglaise (The Irish Guild of the Church)
'Eolas faoi imeachtaí Chumann Gaelach na hEaglaise. Ag cur na Gaeilge chun cinn in Eaglais na hÉireann. Information on news and events of the Irish Guild of the Church. Promoting the Irish language within the Church of Ireland.'

Evangelical Fellowship of Irish Clergy
Founded 'nearly sixty years ago', EFIC 'seeks to provide its members with encouragement, refreshment and teaching from the Bible. We want to see the clergy of the Church of Ireland equipped in biblical ministry, that Jesus Christ may be better known.'

The Girl's Friendly Society, Ireland
'The GFS is motivated by Christian and biblical principles of faith and service and works within individual parishes of the Church of Ireland. It encourages all its members to participate in the life and work of their branch, church, parish and local community.'

Gloine
'Stained glass in the Church of Ireland'.

Historic Churches Advisory Committee

IrishAngle Network News
'Anglican news. No spin, just an Irish angle.'

Irish Church Missions
'As an Anglican Evangelical Mission Society, we are a Protestant and Reformed Agency, that affirms the Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion and is committed to the truths of historic, Biblical Christianity.' Publishes The Banner. Founded in 1849.

Irish Ecumenical Church Loan Fund (ECLOF)
'aims to eradicate poverty and restore human dignity. Our means to that end is microfinance'.

Latest News from the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Leabhar na hUrnaí Coitinne
The 1926 Church of Ireland Book of Common Prayer in Irish Gaelic.

Marriage Matters: The Church of Ireland Marriage Council
This site includes information in furtherance of its aim 'to resource the Church as it supports marriage and family life'.

Marsh's Library, Dublin, Ireland
'Built in 1701 by Archbishop Narcissus Marsh (1638-1713), was the first public library in Ireland. It still contains Archbishop Marsh's collections of books and is still being used for its original purpose. Members of the public are welcome to visit this beautiful old building, and scholars and students are welcome to carry out research'.

Ministry Formation Project Plan
Purposes: 'To equip fully all members of the church ordained and lay to fulfil effectively the church’s mission in 21st C Ireland. To ensure that the methods we use to train people, will throughout, effectively connect learning and practice. To ensure that the training is an enriching experience for all of our church traditions.'

The Mothers' Union - Ireland
With 385 branches throughout all the diocese of Ireland with 10,500 members, it is part of a worldwide organisation of some 3,600,000 members. Their goal is Christian care for families both on a local level and throughout the world.

Mothers' Union in the United Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough

Mothers' Union in the United Dioceses of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh

Reform Ireland
A group of Evangelical Christians in the Church of Ireland who have formed an organisation which 'seeks to be a prophetic voice in the Church of Ireland to call it to remain true to its Reformed and Protestant basis and to be obedient to God's Word in its public witness'.

SEARCH - A Church of Ireland Journal
'first saw the light in 1978 as the successor to New Divinity and Resources. Coming out three times a year, in Spring, Summer and Autumn editions, it aims to stimulate theological and church-related discussion both in Ireland and wherever the life and thought of the Church of Ireland and the wider Anglican Communion is of interest.'

Sunday School Society for Ireland
Founded in 1809 to 'to promote the work of Sunday Schools throughout the Church of Ireland'. Based in Rathmines, Dublin.

Wilson's Hospital School
Multyfarnham, Westmeath. Diocesan secondary school of the Diocese of Meath and Kildare. Established in 1761.

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