Category Archives: Charity Work

Appointment of New CEO of St Luke’s Charity, Cork is Announced

The appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer of St Luke’s Charity, Cork has been announced.  The new CEO is Tony O’Brien who is currently Head of Finance at Marymount University Hospital and Hospice in Cork.  He will take up … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Appointments, Care of the Older Person, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Church of Ireland, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Dementia Care

Carrigaline Schoolchildren show St Valentine’s Day Love with Annual Food Collection for Charity

For the fourth year now, the children from St Mary’s Church of Ireland School, Carrigaline, County Cork have collected non-perishable food and cleaning items for the well known local charity –  Cork Penny Dinners. The idea is to  ‘Love your … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Children's Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Parish News, Schools in the Diocese

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