Category Archives: Bishop

Charting A Future With Confidence in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, has initiated a strategic review of ministry and priorities in the Diocese, which he has called Charting A Future with Confidence.  This plan has been adopted by the Diocesan Council, … Continue reading

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New Domestic Chaplain Appointed by Bishop Paul Colton

The Reverend John Ardis, Incumbent of Abbeystrewry Union (Skibbereen, County Cork) has been appointed by the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross as one of his domestic chaplains. This is a role which is held in addition to the incumbency … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton Joins in IceBucketChallenge in aid of MND/ALS Charity

Having received countless nominations from many friends, Bishop Paul Colton, today relented and took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge in aid of the MND/ALS support charities.  In a stunning location with St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork as a backdrop, … Continue reading

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Bishop of Cork and Dean of Cork Mark Centenary of Start of First World War with Appeal for Photos

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork: Bishop Paul Colton and Dean Nigel Dunne Appeal for Photos of First World War Fallen and Veterans with Cork Connections The War Memorial in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork – known as ‘The Heroes’ Column’ … Continue reading

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Midleton College Principal Appointed Principal of Kilkenny College

The Board of Governors of Midleton College – a Church of Ireland co-educational, day and boarding, second-level school in Cork – have announced today that the school principal, Mr Simon Thompson, has been appointed as the new Principal of Kilkenny … Continue reading

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Courtesy Visit of Lord Mayor of Cork to Bishop Paul Colton

On Wednesday, 30th July 2014, the recently elected Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Mary Shields, accompanied by her husband Michael, and the acting Cork City Manager, Mr Dan Buggy, visited the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton and Mrs Susan … Continue reading

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Kilgariffe Confirmation and Bishop Colton’s 30th Anniversary of Ordination

On Sunday, 29th June (the Feast of St Peter) the largest single parochial group of young people for Confirmation in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross was confirmed by Bishop Paul Colton in Kilgariffe Parish Church, Clonakilty, County … Continue reading

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