2016: Photos of a Busy Year in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

As the end of 2016 approaches, here are some photos of what has been a memorable and busy year in the Church of Ireland United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.

January

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At the premises of Warren Allen COllections in Bandon flooded for the second time in a month were (l-r the Reverend Denis MacCarthy, Susan Colton, Jacinta Warren, Dr Paul Colton, and Maria McLoughlin.

Some of the flooding at Lauriston, Midleton

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REPRO FREE 22/01/2016. Public lecture - 1916: New Perspectives; Old Rows - by Professor Diarmaid Ferriter, Professor of Modern Irish History at University College, Dublin, first of a series of events planned by the Church of Ireland in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross to mark 2016, the centenary year of events in 1916, at the Aula Maxima UCC, Cork. Professor Diarmaid Ferriter, speaking at the Lecture. Picture Jim Coughlan. A public lecture - 1916: New Perspectives; Old Rows - by Professor Diarmaid Ferriter, Professor of Modern Irish History at University College, Dublin, first of a series of events planned by the Church of Ireland in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross to mark 2016, the centenary year of events in 1916. Bishop Paul Colton, introduced by the President of UCC, Dr Michael Murphy. In addition to Professor Ferriter, other speakers were Dr John Borgonovo (Lecturer in History at UCC) and Professor John A. Murphy (Professor Emeritus at UCC) Diocesan event held in the Aula Maxima at UCC. The programme for the centenary year has been organised jointly by the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton and a group at St Fin Barre's Cathedral, led by the Dean of Cork, the Very Reverend Nigel Dunne, including local historian, Dr Alicia St Leger and the writer Mary Leland.

Picture: Jim Coughlan.

February

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REPRO FREE - NO REPRODUCTION FEE. 28/02/2016. The visit of Dr. Rowan Williams, Former Archbishop of Canterbury, to the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, in his capacity as Chairperson of the Board of Christian Aid, at a Special Service of Thanksgiving, marking 70 years of Christian Aid, at St. Fin Barr's Cathedral, Cork. Attending a reception pre Thankgiving service, Bishop Paul Colton, Lord Mayor Cllr Chris O'Leary, Dr. Rowan Williams, Former Archbishop of Canterbury and Lady Mayoress Angela O'Leary, at The Palace, Bishop Street, Cork. Picture: Jim Coughlan.

Picture: Jim Coughlan.

REPRO FREE - NO REPRODUCTION FEE. 28/02/2016. The visit of Dr. Rowan Williams, Former Archbishop of Canterbury, to the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, in his capacity as Chairperson of the Board of Christian Aid, at a Special Service of Thanksgiving, marking 70 years of Christian Aid, at St. Fin Barr's Cathedral, Cork. Picture: Jim Coughlan.

Picture: Jim Coughlan.

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March

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REPRO FREE. 17/03/2016 Saint Fin Barr's Cathedral, Saint Patrick's Day Festival and Civic Choral Eucharist, Cork. Pictured Bishop Paul Colton with School Children who presented Proclamations at the Service. the Bishop's Palace, after the Service. Picture: Jim Coughlan.

Picture: Jim Coughlan.

REPRO FREE. 17/03/2016 Saint Fin Barr's Cathedral, Saint Patrick's Day Festival and Civic Choral Eucharist, Cork. Pictured Bishop Paul Colton and the Lord Mayor Cllr Chris O'Leary, leave the Cathedral, making their way to the Bishops Palace, after the Service. Picture: Jim Coughlan.

Picture: Jim Coughlan.

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April

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The procession from the sports hall at Ashton School, Cork to the chapel for the Liturgy of Re-Dedication. Front 9r-l) school chaplain, Drew Ruttle, the Bishop of COrk, Dr paul Colton, and the Reverend David Bowles with, behind, students, staff and guests attending the Service.

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May

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Handing over the Mothers' Union 'Comfort Teddies' to LÉ Róisín crewmembers were(l-r) Lt(NS) Gavin McCarthy (Executive Officer), Leading Communication Operator Gillian Hamilton, Robert Devoy, Patsy Devoy (MU Diocesan President) and their granddaughter, and Petty Officer Suzan Brogan.

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June

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11/06/2016 Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod 2016, at the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork. Picture: Jim Coughlan.

Picture: Jim Coughlan.

11/06/2016 Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod 2016, at the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork. Picture: Jim Coughlan.

Picture: Jim Coughlan.

11/06/2016 Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod 2016, at the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork. Picture: Jim Coughlan.

Picture: Jim Coughlan.

11/06/2016 Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod 2016, at the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork. Picture: Jim Coughlan.

Picture: Jim Coughlan.

11/06/2016 Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod 2016, at the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork. Picture: Jim Coughlan.

Picture: Jim Coughlan.

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July

REPRO FREE. 01/07/2016 The Church of Ireland in Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Service of Peace & Reconciliation to commemorate, The Battle of the Somme (part of the Diocesan Remembering 1916 programme), at St. Fin Barre's Cathedral, Cork. A family light a Candles, during the Service of Peace & Reconciliation to commemorate, The Battle of the Somme. Picture: Jim Coughlan.

Picture: Jim Coughlan.

Picture: Jim Coughlan.

Picture: Jim Coughlan.

Picture: Jim Coughlan.

Picture: Jim Coughlan.

Picture: Jim Coughlan.

Picture: Jim Coughlan.

REPRO FREE. 01/07/2016 The Church of Ireland in Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Service of Peace & Reconciliation to commemorate, The Battle of the Somme (part of the Diocesan Remembering 1916 programme), at St. Fin Barre's Cathedral, Cork. Picture: Jim Coughlan.

Picture: Jim Coughlan.

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August

The team visiting Zambia meet with a local Women's Empowerment Grouop

MET members meet with the Mothers' Union in St James' Parish, Kitwe.

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September

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The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Des Cahill, is welcome to The Palace by the Bishop.

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Young people and leaders from Cork, Cloyne and Ross who spent a weekend recently on Cape Clear Island - an annual event.

 

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October

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Bishop Paul Colton and the clergy of the rural deaneries of West Cork and Mid West Cork on their tour of the Ludgate Hub.

Bishop Paul Colton and the clergy of the rural deaneries of West Cork and Mid West Cork on their tour of the Ludgate Hub.

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November

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December

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