Category Archives: Charity Work

A night full of promise: Carols from St Fin Barre’s Cathedral CD Launch

Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choir held a launch for their new CD of Christmas Carols on Saturday 25th November in the Cathedral. The production of a choral CD is a significant step forward in music making at Saint Fin Barre’s … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Charity Work, Christmas, Church in Society, Church Music, Community Involvement, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Launch

Mothers’ Union in Cork, Cloyne and Ross Plant a Tree to Celebrate 13 Decades of Service

On Saturday, 11 November, the Mothers’ Union in Cork, Cloyne and Ross held the meeting of their   Diocesan Council in Northridge House.  As part of the day they planted a tree in the grounds of St Luke’s Home to commemorate … Continue reading

Posted in Care of the Older Person, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Mothers' Union, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home

553 take part in Memorial Run at St Luke’s Home, Cork

On a perfectly still, warm and dry Thursday evening, 7th September,  St Luke’s Home, Cork hosted its 3rd Annual 5K Memorial Run. Established in 2015 as an event for remembering residents who have died, the Memorial Run has been sponsored … Continue reading

Posted in Care of the Older Person, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Dementia Care, Fund-Raising, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home, Saint Luke's Home Education Centre

Invitation to Join in the St Luke’s Home Cork 5k Run

Like all voluntary charities, St Luke’s Charity, Cork which has been running Saint Luke’s Home in the city since 1872, caring for older people and people with dementia or Alzheimer’s, needs to fund raise to bridge the significant gap between … Continue reading

Posted in Care of the Older Person, Charity Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Dementia Care, Fund-Raising, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home

10,000 Mile Cyclist Visits St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Sunday 25th June Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork welcomed Nick Simon (59) to the 11.15 am Choral Eucharist.  Nick is undertaking a 10,000 mile cycle in aid of Christian Aid projects in Africa.  Having already completed a staggering 8,000 … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Charity Work, Christian Aid, Fund-Raising, People in Need

Parishioner of Christ Church, Fermoy Chosen as Grand Marshall of St Patrick’s Day Parade

The Fermoy St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee honoured the Cope Foundation residential and day care centre in Fermoy, County Cork by asking them to nominate a grand marshal for this year’s parade in the town. Cope’s representative, Ian Fleming, Chairman of the … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Fund-Raising, Lay Ministry, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Saint Patrick's Day

St Valentine’s Day Gift from Carrigaline School to Cork Penny Dinners

To mark St Valentine’s Day recently, the children of St Mary’s Church of Ireland School Carrigaline, County Cork,  once again this year, brought in items for Cork Penny Dinners. Cork Penny Dinners was founded during Famine times as a soup kitchen. … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Children's Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Diocese, Education, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, People in Need, Schools in the Diocese