Church Announcements

Pulpit Session Announcement….

Declan Sinnott and Evelyn Kallansee have been writing and recording together for the past 3 years and are to release their first album. The Pulpit Sessions are pleased to announce they will play a gig at the Unitarian Church Cork on Friday 10th November with tickets going on sale, priced just 20 euro, this Thursday.
Click on link below to see the teaser released for their upcoming album, then grab your ticket as soon as you can as numbers are limited for this intimate gig.

Our Harvest Service Display

The Harvest display from our service on the 24th. It reflects the transformation in our eating habits as food becomes no longer seasonal or even cultural. We are reminded that the Harvest must be for everyone and that according to the UN, world hunger stands at 828 million people; malnutrition increases this by 2.5. In his homily the minister remarked that on the TV ads we see for charities working with the world’s hungry; ” these are not actors, there is no make up or digital enhancement”. #unitarianchurchcork #thecitycentrechurch #inclusivechurch

Culture Night ’23 at the church…..

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This Culture Night at the Unitarian Church on Prince’s Street.
Open from 7 until 11 pm. During the evening Chris Kelliher will play his particular brand of gentle and soothing classical acoustic guitar. Weather permitting in the church courtyard.
At 8 pm congregation member Jack Fitzgerald will give a talk on the history of our congregation from its origins in 1674 through to the building and opening of our church in 1717 and on through the journey to the present day.
At 8.30 the minister’ Revd Mike O’Sullivan will give a talk on perhaps the most famous of our churches ministers; Revd Thomas Dix Hincks LLD ( 1767 – 1857 )
Photo of Hincks grave with thanks to Rev. Dr. David A. Steers.

Movie Night

Once a month, we have our ” Movie Night’s” which are open to all and are free of charge. This month on Tuesday the 25th of July we watch the 2015 movie ” Spotlight”. An all star cast tells the true story of the “Spotlight” team of investigative journalists at The Boston Globe newspaper as they sought to uncover the truth about child abuse in the Archdiocese of Boston. Released in 2015 on Rotten Tomatoes it has a score of 97%. Of the film The Wall Street Journal said; “to turn a spotlight fittingly on ” Spotlight”, its the years best movie so far, and a rarity among countless dramatizations that claim to be based on actual events”.

Tuesday, 25th July at 7.30 pm with free admission and a welcome to all.

Declan Sinnott Pulpit Sessions Concert

On Friday night the 7th of July Declan Sinnott kicked off a new venture from the Unitarian Church called ” The Pulpit Sessions”, an  initiative seeking to promote the music of national and local musicians and groups. Declan paid to a packed house in intimate surroundings reflected in the mood of the concert. The Pulpit Sessions will be a monthly event with the next happening in September. An announcement regarding our next act will be made in mid August. For continuing updates follow our Facebook/Instagram pages or visit ;


Declan Sinnott in Concert

Declan Sinnott

The PULPIT SESSIONS at the Unitarian Church Cork present DECLAN SINNOTT in concert on Fri. 7th July @ 8PM. Tickets for this intimate gig are limited, priced at just 20 euro and available at

Declan Sinnott is an iconic figure in the Irish music industry. A native of Wexford town he was a founding member of Horslips and Moving Hearts. Sinnott worked as a producer with Mary Black, producing six albums for her. For the past thirty years he has been a producer and collaborator with Christy Moore. His 2012 album; ” The shape I’m In” was his first and much awaited debut front of stage.

Book Launch 25th March 23

Rev. Tony Flannery, CSsR
This Saturday, March 25th we are delighted to host the launch of the latest book from Peter Keenan; ” The Death of Jesus the Jew”. Peter is a former advisor to the Bishops Conference of England and Wales and this is the follow up to his last book on the birth of Jesus.
The launch takes place in our church hall @ 3pm and all are welcome. The event MC is Rev. Mike O’Sullivan with the guest speaker being the Rev. Tony Flannery, CSsR. Tony, ordained a catholic priest in 1974 was silenced and suspended from active ministry by the Vatican in 2012 for his progressive and inclusive views on issues including LGBT inclusion, the ordination of women and his churches stance on contraception. He is still suspended from ministry. After the official launch Rev O’Sullivan will moderate a Q & A session with both Peter Keenan and Fr. Flannery. Published by Columba Books, copies will be on sale on the day.

Ancestral Visit

On Sunday 12th of February we were joined at service by Diana Menzies who travelled from Scotland to be with us. Diana is the granddaughter of The Rev. William A. Weatherhall ( 1872-1956 ) who was minister of this church from 1913 until his retirement in 1954. Diana was joined by her own granddaughter Danni Menzies whom you may recognise as the presenter of the Channel 4 show; ” A Place in the Sun”.

Pictured after the service : Danni Menzies, Neal Dunnigan Chair of Church Committee; Dianna Menzies and Rev. Mike O’Sullivan, minister.

Photo Credit : K. O’Sullivan

Service of Dedication and Blessing

On Sunday 29th of January at 2pm, we will have a service to dedicate and bless our new Spirit of Life chapel. The service will be led by The Rev. Bridget Spain, Moderator of The Synod of Munster and The Rev. Mike O’Sullivan, minister of the church. We will be joined by ecumenical friends and all are welcome. The service will be livestreamed as per usual on our Facebook page. if your planning to attend in person or remotely please note: 2pm start and there will be no morning service that morning.