Church of Ireland

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Noun1.Church of Ireland - autonomous branch of the Church of England in Ireland
Anglican Church, Anglican Communion, Church of England - the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head
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The two Connemara areas of Letterfore and Bencorr have the highest concentration of Church of Ireland members in the West of Ireland.
Historians of Ireland and the Church look at the way in which the Church of Ireland has written, shaped, and used its past since its creation in 1536, tracing the main themes and developments and seeing how they have changed and remained the same down the centuries.
Michael Jackson, Archbishop of Dublin, said the appointment brings delight to many across the Church of Ireland and throughout the Anglican Communion.
The Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin Dr John Neill said he listened to Archbishop Williams' remarks with "deep regret".
Church of Ireland Bishop of Meath and Kildare Richard Clarke said the remark was thoughtless and hurtful.
This study of the attempt by William Laud, Thomas Wentworth, and John Bramhall to "reconstruct" the Church of Ireland during the 1630s adds new and useful perspectives to the longstanding historical debates over the ecclesiastical history of Charles I's Personal Rule.
The traditional rite of the Church of Ireland (Anglican) emerged in 1991 after the House of Bishops of the Church of Ireland decided to start ordaining women.
Catholic leaders who had been reluctant openly to criticize the established Church of Ireland prior to 1819, hoping that their silence would assuage Protestant fears of a Catholic ascendancy, became more emboldened in the face of this evangelical challenge.
28-20); the order to Tony Blair to desist from doing the same by the late Cardinal Hume; and the rebuke from the Archbishop of Dublin, Desmond Connell, to the Anglicans in Ireland (here called the Church of Ireland), for inviting Catholics to their communion service.
As the Northern Ireland Secretary John Reid prepared to make a Commons statement just hours after the re-introduction of direct rule, Church of Ireland Archbishop Robin Eames said it was time for loyalist and republican paramilitaries to announce the threat of violence was lifted and there was no going back to the dark days of the past.
The Orangemen will hold their service in the Church of Ireland parish church on Drumcree Hill and Lord Eames said it was a cause of intense sadness and disappointment to him that, despite the efforts of himself and others, there remained an impasse over the Garvaghy Road stalemate.

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