Category Archives: Centenary

100th Anniversary of the Murders of Canon Thomas Magner and Tadhg Crowley commemorated in West Cork Parish

Cork was a cauldron of violence and conflict one hundred years ago during the War of Independence. One of the objectives of the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Commemoration and Reconciliation Project, established by Bishop Paul Colton in 2018 and … Continue reading

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Peace and Reconciliation Commemoration as West Cork Parish with Sam Maguire links Commemorates Bloody Sunday

On Sunday 22nd November, the day after the centenary of Bloody Sunday, the events of that day were commemorated and prayers of thanksgiving for offered for the peace and freedom we enjoy in Ireland today in the home parish of … Continue reading

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Western Front Association Recognises Work of Bishop of Cork and Dean of Cork for Centenary of First World War

On Wednesday, 2nd October, the Chairman of the Western Front Association, Colin Wagstaff visited Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork to thank the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, and the Dean of Cork, the Very Reverend Nigel Dunne, for the … Continue reading

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Bishop Colton attends Cork County Commemoration of the First Dáil

On Monday, 21st January 2019, the centenary of the meeting of the First Dáil in the Mansion House in Dublin, Cork County Council held a special commemorative meeting at the County Hall, Cork.  Dr Paul Colton, Church of Ireland Bishop … Continue reading

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Hundreds fill St Mary’s Church, Youghal for dedication of new War Memorial

Nearly 500 people from throughout East Cork and West Waterford attended the dedication of a new war memorial in the Collegiate Church of St Mary the Virgin, Youghal, County Cork on Sunday afternoon 2nd December.  The new memorial comprises eight … Continue reading

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