Programme of Events


Thursday 8th December

8pm  Christmas Festival Cork Launch

Details to be Confirmed but will be held in the Carraig Centre, Old Quarter, Ballincollig. 


Friday 9th December 

10am - 8pm Christmas Trees Decorated by Community & Parish Groups 

      Come and see the beautiful Christmas trees decorated by local schools and community and parish groups as they tell the wonderful Christmas story each in their own unique way.

 In Doors in St Peter's, Church Hill, Carrigrohane, T12 TX89,  Church of the Resurrection, The Square, Blarney, T23 HH90  and in The West Wing, The Carraig Centre, Old Fort Road, Ballincollig, P31 PV20.

There will be a collection of non-perishable foods for St Vincent de Paul. Donations towards parish funds are welcomed.


7.30 - 9.30pm  Youth - Festive Fiesta '22

The Main Hall, The Carraig Centre, Old Fort Road, Ballincollig, P31 PV20


Saturday 10th December 

10am - 3pm Christmas Trees Decorated by Community & Parish Groups 

      Come and see the beautiful Christmas trees decorated by local schools and community and parish groups as they tell the wonderful Christmas story each in their own unique way.

 In Doors in St Peter's, Church Hill, Carrigrohane, T12 TX89, Church of the Resurrection, The Square, Blarney, T23 HH90  and in The West Wing, The Carraig Centre, Old Fort Road, Ballincollig, P31 PV20.

10am - 2pm Pop-Up Christmas Market  

 In Doors (But no heating! so wrap up warmly.)

A one-day only indoor pop-up Christmas market. Come and support local food producers, traders and crafts people. Do your Christmas shopping for food, books and gifts amongst the Christmas trees decorated by local schools and community and parish groups as local choirs and musicians bring Christmas cheer.

West Wing, The Carraig Centre, Old Fort Road, Ballincollig P31 PV 20.


3.30 - 4.30pm Live Crib & Carols   

 Out Doors (So wrap up very warmly against the weather and bring a torch.)

Children and adults will portray the Holy family, shepherds, wise men and angels together with some of the animals that may have been at that first Christmas. As the Christmas story unfolds you can join with carollers singing familiar songs that proclaim the birth of Jesus, Immanuel-God is with us.

St Peter's Field, Church Hill, Carrigrohane, T12 TX89.

Free Event


Sunday 11th December

9.30am - 10.30pm Church Service - Holy Communion Service 

      In St Peter's Church, Carrigrohane T12 TX89. 

Holy Communion service following Church of Ireland liturgy.


11am - 12pm Church Service - Morning Prayer 

      In St Senan's Church, Canon's Cross, Inniscarra, P31 NX78. 

Traditional Morning Prayer service following Church of Ireland liturgy.


11am - 12pm Church Service - Sunday AM  

      In The Carraig Centre, Old Fort Road, Ballincollig, P31 PV20. 

A contemporary family service.


11am - 12pm Church Service - Service of the Word  

        At The Church of the Resurrection, The Square, Blarney,T23 HH90. 

A traditional service.

1.00pm - 5.00pm Christmas Trees Decorated by Community & Parish Groups 

Come and see the beautiful Christmas trees decorated by local schools and community and parish groups as they tell the wonderful Christmas story each in their own unique way.

 In Doors in St Peter's, Church Hill, Carrigrohane, T12 TX89, Grounds of Church of the Resurrection, The Square, Blarney, T23 HH90  and in The West Wing, The Carraig Centre, Old Fort Road, Ballincollig, P31 PV20.

Monday 12th December

4 - 7pm Collection of Trees  

       St Peter's Field, Church Hill, Carrigrohane, T12 TX89, Grounds of Church of the Resurrection, The Square, Blarney, T23 HH90  and in The West Wing, The Carraig Centre, Old Fort Road, Ballincollig, P31 PV20.


Sunday 18th December

7.30pm - St. Senan's Church Community Carol Service   

       St. Senan's Church, Canon's Cross Inniscarra