Category Archives: Bishop

Celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Birth of Bishop of Cloyne John Brinkley, first Royal Astronomer of Ireland

On Sunday afternoon, 18th September at 4 p.m. in the Cathedral Church of Saint Colman, Cloyne, County Cork, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, will preach at Evensong to commemorate the 250th anniversary of … Continue reading

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Lord Mayor of Cork makes annual courtesy call to the Bishop of Cork

On Friday, 9th September, the Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, and Mrs Susan Colton received the Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Des Cahill, to afternoon tea at The Palace.  The Lord Mayor was accompanied by Ms … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton Congratulates Irish Hockey Olympians

Following the announcement this morning (Monday, 11th July) of the Irish Men’s Hockey Squad to represent Team Ireland at the forthcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, has sent his congratulations and good wishes to each … Continue reading

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Cork Commemoration of the Battle of the Somme ~ Bishop Paul Colton’s Address

Sermon preached at A Service of Peace and Reconciliation to Commemorate the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme by the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork on Friday, 1st July, 2016 in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork … Continue reading

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Spirituality Writer, Brandan Robertson, in Cork

Brandan Robertson, a noted evangelical thought-leader, humanitarian, and commentator, who works at the intersections of spirituality, sexuality, and social renewal, visited Cork on 16th and 17th June as part of his UK and Ireland tour. Changing Attitude Ireland hosted an event … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton sets out challenges and questions in 2016 Diocesan Synod Address

The Diocesan Synod of the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross met in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Douglas, Cork on Saturday, 11th June 2016.  The Eucharist of the Feast of Saint Barnabas was celebrated by members beforehand in the nearby … Continue reading

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Charlie Bird’s ‘A Day in May’ Launched in Cork by Bishop Paul Colton

Journalist, writer and broadcaster, Charlie Bird was in Cork on Thursday, 19th May for the launch of his book ‘A Day in May: Real Lives, True Stories.’ Bishop Paul Colton was invited by the organisers, author and publishers to launch … Continue reading

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