Category Archives: Community Involvement

Faces of Victims, Olive Trees, Telegrams and Pilgrimage ~ Cork, Cloyne and Ross commemorates the end of the First World War

In common with churches, community groups, regions and nations around the world, the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross will be commemorating the end of the First World War in the coming days. The following information is provided for … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Ashton School, Bandon Grammar School, Cathedral, Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Education, Remembrance, Remembrance Sunday, Special Events

‘Curry in a Hurry’ from the Mothers’ Union to the National Maritime College of Ireland

The National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) is located in Ringaskiddy, County Cork.  It provides training and education for the Merchant Marine and the non-military needs of the Irish Naval Service. The local Church of Ireland rector, the Revd Elaine Murray, … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Community Involvement, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Making Connections, People from Cork, Students

‘Need for structured dialogue towards separation of Church and State’ ~ Bishop Paul Colton

Speaking at the City Service in St Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, said there was a need, in Ireland, for a structured approach to the current informal debates about separation of Church and State.  Setting … Continue reading

Posted in Civic Service, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Limerick, Separation of Church and State

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