Church of Ireland


Anglican angst over Brexit

Welsh, Scottish and Irish Anglican leaders have voiced their disquiet over last week’s vote to withdraw from the European Union.


Plan to merge Irish dioceses shelved

A motion to reduce the number of Church of Ireland dioceses from 12 to 11 was withdrawn from consideration from this week’s meeting of General Synod.


Irish dioceses to be amalgamated

The church’s smallest diocese, the United Diocese of Tuam, Killala and Achonry would be merged into the neighboring dioceses of Kilmore and Limerick. 


Archbishop of Armagh Easter Sermon

Richard Clarke's Easter message on Romans 8 given at St Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh


Dublin cathedral will be open for Easter

Following recent consultation between Government officials, An Garda Síochána, the Archdeacons of Dublin and Glendalough, the Precentor of Christ Church Cathedral and representatives of St Patrick’


Compromise reached over Govt plans to close Dublin churches

The closure of Dublin’s city centre Anglican churches on Easter Sunday over security concerns surrounding the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising has been lifted.



Archbishop's update on Dublin Easter cathedral closing

The Church of Ireland is appreciative of the Government’s willingness to consult regarding the facilitation of the Church of Ireland’s provision of worship in the city centre churches on Easter Day


Easter cancelled at Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin

The Garda have requested that the front gates of Christ Church Cathedral remain locked as Dublin celebrates the 100th anniversary of the rising.


Church of Ireland Gazette calls for rites for same-sex marriages

As the church’s teachings on divorce and remarriage had evolved over time, so too should it rethink gay marriage. 


Church of Ireland launches "The Guide" to conversations on human sexuality

The following comments were made by the Archbishop of Armagh and the Chairman of the Select Committee on Human Sexuality in the Context of Christian Belief, at the launch of the Select Committee’s Guide to the Conversation in Dublin today.


Primates of the Anglican Communion -- Primate of All Ireland

The Most Rev. Richard Lionel Clarke, Primate of All-Ireland and Archbishop of Armagh


Reform Ireland takes their bishops to task over their gay marriage pastoral letter

"If Holy Scripture is not our bishops’ ultimate authority, then they have departed from the reformed Christian faith of which Anglicanism is a wonderful expression."