Category Archives: Community Involvement

Tributes to School Chairperson – Mrs Jean Buttimer – from Ballineen, County Cork

In the November issue of the Cork, Cloyne and Ross, being distributed today, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, thanks and pays tribute to the chairpersons of the boards of management of primary schools under his patronage, among them, … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Ministry, Community Involvement, Diocesan Synod, Diocese, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Funeral in the Diocese, Lay Ministry, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese, Tributes

Western Front Association Recognises Work of Bishop of Cork and Dean of Cork for Centenary of First World War

On Wednesday, 2nd October, the Chairman of the Western Front Association, Colin Wagstaff visited Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork to thank the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, and the Dean of Cork, the Very Reverend Nigel Dunne, for the … Continue reading

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Faith Story Boards in Dunmanway Church as part of Sam Maguire Trail

In recent times St. Mary’s Church of Ireland in Dunmanway, County Cork has been in the news for its partnership with the local community and the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA).  It is the church where Sam Maguire attended as a … Continue reading

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‘Victoria’ screenwriter, Daisy Goodwin, with West Cork church connections, announced as final speaker for West Cork History Festival

The closing speaker of the 2019 West Cork History Festival will be screenwriter and novelist Daisy Goodwin, who wrote the hugely popular TV series Victoria on the life of Queen Victoria. Daisy will speak about writing Victoria and her own West Cork … Continue reading

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Annual Blessing of Bonnets in Cobh, County Cork to Remember Deported Women

On Thursday 11th July, The Revd Paul Arbuthnot, Rector of Cobh & Glanmire Union of Parishes, alongside Fr John McCarthy, Administrator of St Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh, led the annual Blessing of the Bonnets in Cobh Heritage Centre. This event, organised … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Five Marks of Mission

Church of Ireland in Cork Publishes Infographic to Tell Their Story

‘People often ask us’, said Bishop Paul Colton, ‘how big is the Church of Ireland in Cork?  What do you do? What do you get up to?  All sorts of questions.’ In part response to these questions from outside the … Continue reading

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West Cork Church of Ireland Parish to the fore in New Community and GAA Initiative

Dunmanway continues to promote its most famous son Sam Maguire with yet another wonderful project entitled ‘The Sam Maguire Passport’ . It was officially launched on Sunday 26th of May at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin by the President of the … Continue reading

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