Category Archives: Bishops of Cork

Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork: The Most Reverend Dr Fintan Gavin and the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton

Christmas 2021 This has been a tough year. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect all our lives. The scriptures tell us that after their visit to the new-born Saviour in Bethlehem, the wise men ‘went home by a different way’. … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton blesses new runway at Cork Airport

On Saturday, 20th November 2021, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton attended the re-opening of Cork Airport after having been closed for ten weeks due to the reconstruction of the main runway.  In attendance were An … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul to receive Pride of Cork Award 2021

The Pride of Cork Award 2021 will be presented to the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton on Friday 26th November, 2021. The award is awarded to people, organisations and communities who are nominated by the people of … Continue reading

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Diocesan Service to be held in Cork Cloyne and Ross to mark the Centenary of the Truce and End of the War of Independence

On Sunday, 27th June next a Diocesan Service will be held in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, with ecumenical participation, to mark the upcoming Centenary (on 11th July) of the Truce and the End of the War of Independence in … Continue reading

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Bishop Colton Presents Fund-Raising Proceeds to the Dean of Cork to mark 150th Anniversary of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral

30th November 2020 marked the 150th anniversary of the Consecration of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork and a short Service online inaugurated a year of celebrations. Marking the anniversary personally, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, and Mrs Susan … Continue reading

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