Category Archives: Community Involvement

County Cork Church of Ireland School Creates Massive Mural out of Plastic Bottle Tops to Conquer Lockdown Isolation

A small, rural two-teacher Church of Ireland National School in Ballineen in West Cork with twenty-nine pupils decided to find a creative and artistic way to overcome one big obstacle caused by Covid-19 restrictions: not allowing the pandemic to break … Continue reading

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World Refugee Day in Carrigaline Parish, County Cork

Carrigaline Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork has recently begun the process to become a Church of Sanctuary (within the Places of Sanctuary movement). On Sunday 20th June, World Refugee Day, the parish welcomed Fiona Finn, the CEO … Continue reading

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Diocesan Service to be held in Cork Cloyne and Ross to mark the Centenary of the Truce and End of the War of Independence

On Sunday, 27th June next a Diocesan Service will be held in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, with ecumenical participation, to mark the upcoming Centenary (on 11th July) of the Truce and the End of the War of Independence in … Continue reading

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Decade of Centenaries Memorial space for Prayer and Remembrance dedicated in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Tuesday, 8th June, the eve of the Feast of Saint Columba, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, dedicated a space in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork which has been set aside for the remainder of the Decade of … Continue reading

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County Cork Rector ‘Shears’ a Parishioner’s Lockdown Locks and Beard in aid of Church Conservation Work

Outside, in the delightful summer sun at Timoleague, County Cork, Geoffrey Hanbidge had his Lockdown beard and hair cut off by his rector, the Rev. Kingsley Sutton, on Bank Holiday Monday, 7th June.  Witnessed by a small crowd of amused, … Continue reading

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