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Olympic Thoughts

As I write the Tokyo Olympics are entering there final week. The absence of crowds has made this a very surreal event, but it has not diminished from the extraordinary performances that every Olympics brings. We have witnessed the smiles and the tears of those receiving medals, have all been lifted by the four
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Welcome to iDonate

Cork Unitarian Church has selected iDonate as our new payment processing service. iDonate is a Galway-based company that specialises in payment processing for Irish non-profits. iDonate supports all of the major on-line payment methods (e.g. Credit Cards, Debit Cards, PayPal, Apple Pay & Google Pay). It also
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Frank Lloyd Wright

Famous as the architect of buildings that broke the mold of the day, Frank Lloyd Wright was a lifelong Unitarian and the designer of several Unitarian meeting houses. His iconic and more familiar works include the Guggenheim Museum in New York City and Fallingwater, a residence which has been called the best work
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Louisa May Alcott

“Christmas won’t be Christmas without presents!” Thus begins the arc of the psychological, spiritual, and romantic development of the four March sisters in the beloved 1868 novel Little Women. Louisa May Alcott was the daughter of New England transcendentalist philosophical leader and Unitarian minister Bronson
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e. e. cummings

Edward Estlin Cummings (October 14, 1894 – September 3, 1962), the poet e. e. cummings, was an American poet distinguished by using the lower case in his poetry. Though Harvard born and bred, cummings was a lifelong rebel and Unitarian. He penned poetry that is abstract and evocative.  He was noted for
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Herman Melville

Herman Melville (1-August-1819 – 28-September-1891) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet. Among his best-known works are Moby Dick (1851), Typee (1846), and Billy Budd, a posthumously published novella.  Melville’s works were not celebrated in his lifetime and he earned little from his
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