Local History

Parishioners are cordially invited to submit articles and photographs of local interest for publication on our website. Contact can be made via email or by telephone to the webmaster at (021) 429 2422

Souvenir of the Solemn Blessing and Opening of the new Parish Church of St Michael Blackrock

Sunday June 7th 1964

This booklet was published in 1964 & can be viewed and downloaded here


A History of St Michael’s Church

1822 – 1964

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The Story of Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto Blackrock

2008 – 50th Anniversary

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The Fire at the Church of St Michael – ‘The Fold’ April 1962

31st January 1962

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’141 Year Old Church Destroyed by Fire’

The newspaper article giving the account of the fire published in the Cork Examiner & Evening Echo

Tuesday 1st February 1962

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