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Summer Sing

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On 18 – 22 July the Unitarian Church, Princes Street, welcomes back Summer Sing! 2016. Summer Sing! is a festival in which young singers aged between 6 and 14, experience the rich history and culture of Cork City, while nurturing their natural singing ability. Each day 360 children, aged from 6 to 14 years, will gather in […]

Philosophy and Sophistry Revisited – Brendan Burke

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Philosophy and Sophistry Revisited “Truth is great and will prevail if left to herself.  She has nothing to fear from the conflict of free argument and debate.” …….Thomas Jefferson, 1786. “The great masses of the people will more easily fall victim to a great lie than to a small one.” ……… Adolph Hitler.

Amazing Grace by Brendan Burke

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Amazing Grace Brendan Burke Great art is said to exhibit ‘polysemy’; that is meaning of a layered nature, many and complex meanings.  Similarly a work of scripture should not be considered to have only one ‘literal’ meaning.  To hold this view would be to debase the work under consideration.  However this is not to say […]

Reflections Reflected

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Following on from the Cork Choral Festival last weekend, Cantabile Vocal Ensemble welcomed the Herndon Ecumenical Choir from the USA and Cantairi Mhuscrai from Ballincollig in a concert and photographic exhibition entitled Reflections Reflected and held at the Church in Princes Street last Wednesday, 6th May 2015. Guests were treated to a selection of photographs […]

New Worship Space and Lectern

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We in Cork would like to pass on our heartfelt thanks to Rev Bridget Spain, for the gift of a new lectern for our also new worship space in the Church. We hope this will entice people into the church during the winter. Previously Sunday worship meant sitting in the freezing cold, so this gift is […]

More visitors to Cork

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Lovely to welcome new friends to Cork Unitarian Church. Derek McAuley and Martin Gilbraith  from London and Dil Wickremasinghe and Anne Marie from Dublin stopped by for a talk on “the Gift of Silence” by Mike O’Sullivan. Derek and Martin were passing through after visiting family in the North of Ireland, and Dil and Anne […]

Visitors from the USA

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This week we had a visit from the Gemignani family, all the way from Nashville, Tennessee. Read their blog about their experience with the Cork congregation.