Category Archives: Community Involvement

Bishop Paul Colton unveils RMS Leinster Memorial with a County Cork Connection

In a very wet day on Saturday 13th October,  on a hillside near Courtmacsherry, County Cork, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, unveiled a memorial to Henrietta and Ida Howell, two sisters who lived at Ballycullinane in that parish, … Continue reading

Posted in Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Churchyard, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Decade of Centenaries, History, Local History, People from the Diocese

Sinking of RMS Leinster on 10th October 1918 to be Commemorated by Bishop Paul Colton in Courtmacsherry, Co. Cork

10th October 2018 marks the centenary of the worst ever recorded maritime disaster in the Irish Sea.  The RMS Leinster was sunk on this day at around 10 a.m. by a German U-boat  – UB-123 – near the Kish Bank, … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Community Involvement, Decade of Centenaries, Dedication, Remembrance

Service of Blessing of Animals in St Mary’s Church, Carrigaline

The annual Blessing of Animals Service was held in St Mary’s Church, Carrigaline recently. Although again mainly dogs turned up in need of a blessing, there were a couple of very brave cats and a bemused looking fish!

Posted in Church Services, Community Involvement, Eco Congregation, Parish News

Elections and AGM at Incorporated Church of Ireland Cork Young Men’s Association – Garryduff Sports Centre

Garryduff Sports Centre is well-known throughout Cork as a hive of activity and community life.  A Cork home for hockey, badminton, tennis, bowls (indoor and outdoor), pitch and putt, as well as the clubhouse and children’s sports camps, the Club … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Church of Ireland Hockey Club, Community Involvement, Garryduff Sports Centre, ICICYMA, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Sport

10th Annual Sheep’s Head Hike in Cork, Cloyne and Ross for Christian Aid

The first weekend in September signifies a lot, the All-Ireland final, the kids are back at school, Electric Picnic and the start of Autumn. But for one part of the world, just off the west coast of Ireland in County … Continue reading

Posted in Parish News, Christian Aid, Contemporary Issues, Community Involvement, Church in Society, People from the Diocese, Voluntary Work, Charity Work, Five Marks of Mission, People from Cork, World Aid and Development

County Cork Church of Ireland Parish On RTE Nationwide on Monday 3rd September

Dunmanway, the hometown of Sam Maguire, together with the Sam Maguire Bells project based at Saint Mary’s Church of Ireland Church in the town, will feature on RTE’s Nationwide program this evening at 7pm. The programme will look at the … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Bells, Centenaries in Ireland, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, GAA, Parish News, RTE Broadcast

Holy Trinity Church Crosshaven ~ 150th Celebratory Concert with Iarla O’ Lionáird and Steve Cooney

Holy Trinity Church Crosshaven is celebrating its 150th Anniversary this year, 1868- 2018. This concert was one of a number of events happening as part of the celebration this year. The proceeds from this Concert go to the Crosshaven Community Consolidation … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Concert, Diocese, Festivals, Sesquicentenary, Special Events