Queen presents Maundy Money at Worcester Cathedral


Mrs Ethne McCord after receiving her Maundy Money at Worcester Cathedral today.

Among the 150 recipients of Maundy Money in Worcester Cathedral today was Mrs Ethne McCord, representing Clogher Diocese.

Ethne, who was accompanied by her husband, David, was nominated for her active work in the diocese and also to the community.

The service was attended by Her Majesty the Queen, who was accompanied by the Bishop of Worcester, Right Revd John Inge. King Charles was absent due to his illness. However, King Charles spoke in a pre-recorded message, broadcast to the invited congregation.

Each of the nominated people, 75 men and 75 women, were presented with two purses containing coins following a tradition over many centuries.

Ethne is a parishioner of St. Salvator’s Church, Glaslough in the Donagh Group of Parishes which also includes Tyholland with Errigal Truagh iln Co, Monaghan and lives in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland.