Category Archives: Community Involvement

Award for St Multose School in Kinsale St Patrick’s Day Parade

Spectators at the Kinsale St Patrick’s Day Parade in Co. Cork were entertained this year by the children of St Multose National School – the Church of Ireland Primary School in Kinsale. The children played the part of the Children … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Parish News, Saint Patrick's Day, Schools in the Diocese

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

Young Adults from Fermoy Church of Ireland Parish Respond to Appeal to Ring Bells in Solidarity with Refugees and Migrants

The younger adults  attending Christ Church Fermoy on Sunday, 19th March, were called upon to fulfil a surprising task – they rang the Church bell in response to the ‘Joy Bells’ initiative started in Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford.  Fermoy Parish was delighted to … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Parish News, Special Events

Annual Civic Service in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork to Celebrate St Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day began early in Cork with a Civic Service and Festival Eucharist of Saint Patrick’s Day held in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral where the city’s patron saint first founded his monastic settlement. The Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, presided … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Church in Society, Church Services, Community Involvement, Cork, Saint Patrick's Day, Saints Days

Cork Church Bells also to ring out against Racism and Xenophobia

On Sunday 19th March church bells in a number of churches in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross will ring out around the globe in solidarity with immigrants and refugees who are facing increasing racism and xenophobia throughout the … Continue reading

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Schools Singing Workshop at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Tuesday morning last (7th March) seven schools gathered in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork for a workshop and performance led by Peter Stobart, Director of Music.  All are schools which Peter has been visiting regularly as part of the … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Children's Ministry, Church Music, Community Involvement, Education, Schools in the Diocese, Youth Work

Famous Mathematician speaks about Jokes at Men’s Breakfast in Douglas Union of Parishes

By 9.00am on Saturday 11 March a group of about 110 men filled Bull McCabes (Pub and Restaurant) on Airport Hill near Cork, for a special parish breakfast. In recent years, this event has become a popular part of the Lent … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Fresh Expressions, Good ideas, Lent, Parish News