Church of Ireland

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Church of Ireland autonomous branch of the Church of England in Ireland
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Usage

In literature:

The Churches of Great Britain and Ireland remained still longer outside the centralizing movement.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various
It was in 1869 that Mr. Gladstone realized his long-cherished plan for the disestablishment of the Church in Ireland.
"A Short History of England, Ireland and Scotland" by Mary Platt Parmele
This formulary is now accepted by the Episcopalian Churches of Scotland, Ireland, and America.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
Patrick Lee, V.F., is one of the most beautiful parish churches in all Ireland.
"English As We Speak It in Ireland" by P. W. Joyce
In Ireland the order was even more numerous, Christ Church, Dublin, being one of their houses.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
The first was that of the Church Act, the {251} Irish government of Ireland.
"A Short History of English Liberalism" by Walter Lyon Blease
The terms on which the Church Establishment of Ireland was abolished, by the Irish Council Act of 1869, may be mentioned.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 9" by Various
Thus the power of Canterbury in Ireland was ended, and a national church set up of Irish and Danes.
"Irish Nationality" by Alice Stopford Green
The Church of Ireland seems in its origin to have been national and neither child nor vassal of Rome.
"Irish History and the Irish Question" by Goldwin Smith
Nothing is further from our intention than to enter upon the long-vexed question as to the benefits of an Established Church for Ireland.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. I (of II)" by Charles James Lever
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In news:

The Northern Ireland-born leader of the Catholic Church in Scotland has been named Bigot of the Year by a gay rights charity.
Ireland, where the Roman Catholic Church's sex-abuse scandal has been the most appalling—hundreds of children molested over decades—is a short plane ride from England.
Lebanon artist and singer Seamus Carmichael will offer a glimpse of what Christmas used to be like in Britain and Ireland in a pair of shows: Friday at Hershey Medical Center, and Sunday at St Mary's Catholic Church in Lebanon.
Kyle Black, left, carries the coffin of his father David Black from Molesworth Presbyterian Church in Cookstown, Northern Ireland.
6, 2012: Prison Officers carry the coffin of their murdered colleague David Black to Molesworth Presbyterian Church in Cookstown, Northern Ireland.
The hat and gloves of murdered prison officer David Black rests on his coffin during the funeral service at Molesworth Presbyterian Church in Cookstown, Northern Ireland, Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012.
The Church of Ireland 's House of Bishops has elected the Rt.
6, 2012: Prison Officers carry the coffin of their murdered colleague David Black to Molesworth Presbyterian Church in Cookstown, Northern Ireland .
The Church of Ireland's House of Bishops has elected the Rt.
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In science:

Close, a graduate of Trinity College Dublin, was an ordained minister in the Church of Ireland. He became a distinguished geologist.
John Ellard Gore: of immensity and minuteness
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