Category Archives: Community Involvement

‘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

Posted in Announcements, Centenaries in Ireland, Church History, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Education, Festivals, Heritage, History, West Cork History Festival

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

Posted in Announcements, Bishop, Church in Society, Church of Ireland, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Cork, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Infographic, Launch

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

Posted in Bells, Church in Society, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Launch, People from Cork, Reconciliation

County Cork Church of Ireland Parish nominated for LIBA Award

St Lappan’s, Little Island, in the Cobh and Glanmire Union of Parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, has been nominated for a LIBA Award.  The LIBA Awards are presented by the Little Island Business Association, and … Continue reading

Posted in Award, church buildings, Church in Society, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement

Lord Mayor of Cork Makes Annual Courtesy Visit to Bishop Paul and Mrs Susan Colton

On Tuesday, 21st May 2019, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Mick Finn, made a courtesy call to the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, and Mrs Susan Colton, at their home in Cork City.  The Lord Mayor was accompanied … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Lord Mayor of Cork

‘Allies for Inclusion’ Award for St Anne’s Church Shandon and for Bishop Paul Colton in Cork

The annual LGBTI+ Awareness Week in Cork City was held last week (12th to 18th May).  The week coincides each year with the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biophobia.  Having itself received the Ally Award at the GALAS – Ireland’s … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Five Marks of Mission, Justice and Reconciliation, LGBTI+, People from Cork