Walk4Burundi 10 Days in May May 1 : Féile na Bealtaine (May Festival) in this year of Covid was marked, not by a weekend of festivals, but a solitary drive to St James’ Church, Durrus in the most westerly Parish in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross to commence the Walk4Burundi in each union … [Read more…]
Unfortunately, due to damage sustained to the churches at Desertserges and Kilmeen, there will be an adjustment to the regular service rota, as follows: Sunday, 9th March 10.30am St. Patrick’s Church, Farranthomas – Holy Communion Wednesday, 12th March 10.30am St. Bartholomew’s Church, Kinneigh – Holy Communion 8.00pm St. Paul’s Center, Ballineen – Lenten Compline Sunday, … [Read more…]
A new roster of services for July, August and September has been published. Click here for more information.
Vacancy Kinneigh Union has now been vacant since January this year, but you the parishioners seem in good heart. As I have said before, an occasional vacancy reminds parishioners that the present and future well being of the parish rests with you, for you are the parish. Rectors come and go, as do those who … [Read more…]
A Ferry link between Swansea in Wales and Cork is due to be resumed after a west Cork tourism co-operative completed the purchase of a Finnish vessel for â‚¬7.8 million. The Julia , which will operate under the Fastnet Line brand, will arrive in Cork in the coming weeks.
A Short History of a Very Long Time at St Mary’s Desertserges, Co. Cork By Judith F. Hubbard-Jones 2008 Desertserges – meaning ‘Seargus’ or ‘Fergus’ hermitage. This hermit is thought to be a member of the Celtic Christian monastic Community at Kinneigh, believed to have been founded by St Colman around 617/19. We don’t know … [Read more…]