Category Archives: Bishop

New Lord Mayor of Cork makes Courtesy Visit to Bishop Colton

On Tuesday 27th August, the new Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Dr John Sheehan and the Lady Mayoress, Aedamar Sheehan made a courtesy visit to the Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton and Mrs Susan Colton at … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Church in Society, Cork, Lord Mayor of Cork

New Amenities at St Colman’s Cathedral, Cloyne

At the Confirmation Service in Cloyne Cathedral on June 16th Bishop Colton officially dedicated new facilities and amenities. This work is the culmination of many years of hard work, planning and careful budgeting. Enormous credit is due to Dean Alan … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Cathedral, Cloyne, Dedication, Five Marks of Mission

Retirement of Four Primary School Principals in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

School term has ended for Primary Schools.  In Cork, Cloyne and Ross, following cumulative service of over 160 years, four primary school principals are retiring:  Sinead Solleveld (South Abbey National School, Youghal),  Harriet Pritchard (Bandonbridge National School), Sharon Hosford (The … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Education, People from the Diocese, Retirements, Schools in the Diocese

Church of Ireland in Cork Welcomes new Roman Catholic Bishop of Cork

At the recent meeting of the Diocesan Synod of the Church of Ireland United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross (the annual meeting of clergy and elected laity of the Diocese with the Bishop) those present unanimously passed a motion … Continue reading

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New President of Mothers’ Union Commissioned in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Ascension Day, 30th May, Hilary Dring, only the sixteenth Diocesan President of Mothers’ Union in Cork in almost 125 years, was commissioned by Bishop Paul Colton. It was a wonderful evening at St. Mary’s Church in Carrigaline when many … Continue reading

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Gift and Standing Ovation for Bishop John Buckley at Cork Church of Ireland Synod

The outgoing Bishop of Cork and Ross, Dr John Buckley, was invited by the Church of Ireland Bishop, Dr Paul Colton, to visit the annual Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod on Saturday 8th June which was held at the … Continue reading

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Church of Ireland in Cork Publishes Infographic to Tell Their Story

‘People often ask us’, said Bishop Paul Colton, ‘how big is the Church of Ireland in Cork?  What do you do? What do you get up to?  All sorts of questions.’ In part response to these questions from outside the … Continue reading

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