Category Archives: Anniversaries

Cork Harbour Tragedy Commemorated in Cobh

On Saturday 14th December, a large gathering assembled in Cobh to commemorate the 77th anniversary of the Cork Harbour Tragedy.   The tragedy occurred on the night of 12th December, 1942 when 5 men died in extreme weather conditions whilst carrying … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Commemoration, Community Involvement, East Cork, Memorial Service, Remembrance, Special Events

St Luke’s Home Celebrates 25 Years in Mahon, Cork

On Thursday 21st November a large gathering of staff, friends and volunteers came to celebrate with the residents, 25 years in Mahon for St Luke’s Home, Cork.   Mr Tony O’Brien, CEO of the Charity gave the opening address.  Bishop … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Care of the Older Person, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Cork, Dementia Care, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Partnership, People from Cork, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home, Saint Luke's Home Education Centre

Two County Cork Churches Celebrate Bicentenaries

During the month of September, two churches in the Church of Ireland United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, celebrated their bicentenaries: 200 years of the present church buildings in communities where Christian faith, worship and service stretches back many … Continue reading

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Parishioners Spring Surprise on Archdeacon of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Sunday 9th June, the rector of Douglas Union of Parishes, the Venerable Adrian Wilkinson, Archdeacon of Cork, Cloyne and Ross celebrated the 25th anniversary of his ordination to the diaconate.  A surprise United Service had been organised in Saint … Continue reading

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Three Significant Birthdays Celebrated in Cobh and Glanmire Union of Parishes

On Sunday 19th May, three significant birthdays were celebrated in the Church of St Mary & All Saints’, Glanmire. The well known and much loved trio of Dorothy Kidney, Anne Geary, and Walter Stansfeld recently celebrated their 70th, 80th, & … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Birthdayu, People from Cork

Lord Mayor of Cork Congratulates Bishop Paul Colton on his 20th Anniversary as Bishop

At the start of the meeting of Cork City Council on Monday, 25th March, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Mick Finn, extended his warm congratulations to the Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, … Continue reading

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10th Anniversary of Ecumenical Links with Indian Orthodox Community marked by Cork Church of Ireland Parish

For the past ten years, members of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, have been celebrating mass on two Saturdays each month in St Michael’s Church of Ireland Church in Blackrock, Cork, and also on their major festivals.  A special celebration … Continue reading

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