Category Archives: Church in Society

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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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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Lord Mayor of Cork and the Lady Mayoress make annual courtesy visit to the Bishop of Cork and Mrs Susan Colton

The Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Joe Kavanagh, together with the Lady Mayoress, Mrs Stephanie Kavanagh, made the Lord Mayor of Cork’s customary courtesy call to the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton and Mrs Susan Colton on Wednesday 9th … Continue reading

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Diary update 3 – Rev Tony Murphy’s 100km Walk in aid of the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Burundi Maize Project

Walk4 Burundi : Diary Update Week 3 (of 4) 18th May: One  interesting aspect  of these walks is that they also offer parishioners an opportunity to meet (at a distance) as a result of the opening up after the lockdown. Such … Continue reading

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Second Update ~ The Rev. Tony Murphy’s Sponsored Walk for the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Burundi Maize Project

Walk4 Burundi : Diary Update Week 2 (of 4) 11th May: In contrast to the preceding day in Bandon, the sun shone over Blackrock Castle as we met with the Archdeacon for a loop walk around Lough Mahon and Blackrock. … Continue reading

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