Category Archives: Bishops of Cork

‘Sam Maguire’ has a Perpetual Home in Cork

As we look forward to tomorrow’s All-Ireland Football final between Mayo and Dublin we wonder who will lift high The Sam Maguire Cup.  It’s worth remembering that Sam Maguire himself was a Cork man.  This is the 90th anniversary year … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton’s Address at the Official Opening of ‘The Sam Maguire Community Bells’

Address given by The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton,  Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross at the Official Opening of  The Sam Maguire Community Bells in St Mary’s Church, Dunmanway, County Cork, on Saturday, 9th September, 2017 Sam Maguire died … Continue reading

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Lord Mayor of Cork Makes Annual Courtesy Call to Bishop and Mrs Colton

On Monday, 28th August, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Tony Fitzgerald, accompanied by the Lady Mayoress, Mrs Georgina Fitzgerald, were welcomed to The Bishop’s Palace by the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, and Mrs Susan Colton.  The … Continue reading

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Cork to Honour Bishop Paul Colton for his Spirit of Inclusiveness for all in Cork Society with the ‘Spirit of Cork Award 2017’

Cork Civic Trust as organisers of The Spirit of Cork Award has announced that it will bestow the 2017 award on Dr Paul Colton, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. The Chairman of Cork Civic Trust, Michael Mulcahy, said: … Continue reading

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Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross to be represented at Service of Thanksgiving for Bishop Samuel Poyntz

It has been announced that a Service of Thanksgiving for the life and ministry of a former Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Reverend Dr Samuel Poyntz, is to be held in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin at 11.30 a.m. … Continue reading

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Death of a former Bishop of Cork, Bishop Samuel Poyntz ~ Statement by Bishop Paul Colton

Church of Ireland – Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Statement by The Right Rev Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in response to the death of a former Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, The Right Reverend … Continue reading

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