Category Archives: Children’s Work

County Cork Church of Ireland School Creates Massive Mural out of Plastic Bottle Tops to Conquer Lockdown Isolation

A small, rural two-teacher Church of Ireland National School in Ballineen in West Cork with twenty-nine pupils decided to find a creative and artistic way to overcome one big obstacle caused by Covid-19 restrictions: not allowing the pandemic to break … Continue reading

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Making a Start at the Big Task of Rebuilding the Cathedral Choir in Cork

On April 20th it was announced that groups of up to 15 can meet up for underage outdoor non-contact dance, music or arts activities. This presents an opportunity to begin the long process and hard work of rebuilding the Cathedral choir at … Continue reading

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Change of Leaders in Children’s Ministry Group in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Canon Elaine Murray, who has devoted six years to the continuing work of the Children’s Ministry Group in Cork, Cloyne and Ross, building on the foundational work of the Reverend Anne Skuse as first convenor of the group, stepped down … Continue reading

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Some of the Choir of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork Sing Again from Home

Recently, the boy choristers of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork sang Magnificat from their homes – a challenge in itself.  That was reported HERE. Now, it is the turn of the girl choristers.  Director of Music Peter Stobart says: After the … Continue reading

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Cork Choristers Unite Online to Sing remotely from their Homes

In the midst of the fearfulness and isolation brought about by the CoronaVirus pandemic we all need to find ways to connect, to keep things going, and to lift our spirits. The choristers of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, were … Continue reading

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