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Church of Ireland

  • The Church of Ireland website contains a wealth of information about the Church including its structures and ethos, up-to-date news and press releases, liturgical resources, and a directory of the various dioceses and parishes. Catch a glimpse of the witness of the Church of Ireland as part of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
  • The Parish Resources section of the Church of Ireland website above has useful materials to help support the mission and even the administration of parish life.
  • The Dublin diocese website has details of all the parishes in the Diocese and forthcoming diocesan events. Going to a wedding or a funeral at a Church in Dublin and not sure how to get there? Click on the Parishes section, then the Parish Church you are trying to find, and you will find directions and map of the location.
  • The Anglican Communion comprises more than 80 million members in 44 regional and national member churches in more than 160 countries! The official Anglican Communion website contains not only the latest news and information from the Anglican/Episcopal global family of churches, but also details of the ministry, mission, and work of the Communion.
  • Patrick Comerford's award-winning blog is an excellent read and contains much information on ecclesiastical history.
  • The Church of Ireland Youth Department is responsible for the development and co-ordination of Church of Ireland youth ministry, supporting work with young people and youth leaders across parish, diocesan and provincial boundaries. The Church of Ireland Youth Department's vision is to see young people, and those who work with them, equipped for a life of mission and service.
  • Operated by the Dean of Belfast, the Irish Church News Service provides a wide range of news from Ireland and from further afield.
  • The Taize ecumenical community is based in France and their site gives details of the community, its aims, its history, its publications, and how to arrange a visit.
  • Eco Congregation Ireland aim to see churches throughout Ireland adopt an ecologically conscious approach to worship, lifestyle, community outreach, and contact with the developing world. They offer practical help in making the link between the environment and the Christian faith.

The Church Building Experts

  • Saint Columba's church is situated in the ancient town of Swords. Swords Heritage has a museum in the old Carnegie Library building in the town. Swords Castle is being restored and can be visited as the works continue.
  • Slaney Ornamental Plaster & Casting. Ciaran Kelly and company were called in at short notice to repair, and replace where necessary, the damaged and collapsing Georgian plasterwork coving and ceiling in our church in Swords. Using only traditional materials and methods while working to strict conservation and environmental regulations, they did beautiful work and completed it on time and on budget, allowing us to re-open the church.
  • Insight Electrical. Andrew Briggs and company recently completed without a hitch the complex task of rewiring our 200-year-old church.