Category Archives: Academic Work

Millennials in the Church in Rural Ireland ~ West Cork Rector undertakes Research for Masters Degree

Following three years of part-time study in the Irish Bible Institute (IBI), the Rev. Cliff Jeffers, Rector of Fanlobbus Union of Parishes, Dunmanway, County Cork, completed a Masters Degree in Transformational Leadership, awarded by the University of York St. John … Continue reading

Posted in Academic Work, Church in Society, Clergy, Contemporary Issues, Continuing Ministerial Education, Graduation

18th Century Freke Estate Survey Digitized

On Saturday 27th April in Castle Freke, County Cork,  by kind invitation of the Hon. Stephen Evans-Freke, an event took place to launch the digitization of the Freke Estate Survey of 1787/88 by Thomas Sherrard. This beautiful document which details … Continue reading

Posted in Academic Work, Cathedral, Church History, Digitization

Cork Healthcare Chaplain conferred with a Masters Degree in Theology

On Saturday 11th November, the Rev’d Dr Daniel Nuzum, chaplain and Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Supervisor at Cork University Hospital was conferred with the degree of Master in Theology from the Pontifical University, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth. Daniel was awarded … Continue reading

Posted in Academic Work, Chaplaincies, Clergy, Continuing Ministerial Education, Education, Healthcare Ministry, People from the Diocese, Saint Luke's Charity

Bishop Colton Marks Start of School Year with School Greetings and Visit to Ashton School Cork

The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, marked the start of the new academic year with a message of greeting sent to all schools in the Diocese, and a personal visit to take assembly … Continue reading

Posted in Academic Work, Ashton School, Bishop, Church in Society, Education, Schools in the Diocese

Inaugural West Cork History Festival in Skibbereen

The inaugural West Cork History Festival, the brainchild of Dr Simon Kingston, was held at his home outside Skibbereen, County Cork on Friday 28th, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th July.  With the support of the Diocesan Board of Education in … Continue reading

Posted in Academic Work, Bishop, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Festivals, History | Tagged

Research shows Primary School Pupils in Cork, Cloyne and Ross have Very Positive Attitude to Christianity

Research conducted recently among senior primary schools pupils in the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross demonstrates that the children have an overall very positive attitude towards Christianity, higher than in many other contexts where the same research … Continue reading

Posted in Academic Work, Church of Ireland, Diocese, Education, Research, Schools in the Diocese