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Poignant Week of Centenaries in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Speaking to RTE News last week, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, said that ‘we need not only to tell, but also to wrestle with every story around the creation of the State during this, the … Continue reading

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Medical Supplies Head from Cork into Ukraine with Support from Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Today, Tuesday 8th March, at 2 p.m. 5 van loads carrying 13 tonnes of medical supplies and aid contributed by Cork people and organisations in Cork will depart for Ukraine, driven by a team from the Cork City Missing Persons … Continue reading

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Saint Luke’s Home in Cork reaches 150 year Milestone in Caring for Older People

Saint Luke’s Home, a residential care home in Cork for older people which also established Ireland’s first specialist unit for people living with dementia, marked the start of its 150th anniversary year yesterday, 1st March 2022. ‘In fact we were … Continue reading

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Cobh Community Hospital Covid-19 Memorial Service held in Rushbrooke County Cork

In recent weeks, Christ Church Rushbrooke in County Cork hosted a Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving for the lives of the five residents of Cobh Community Hospital who died of COVID-19 during the pandemic. This service was an opportunity for … Continue reading

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Cancellation of Confirmations in Cork, Cloyne and Ross announced by Bishop Paul Colton

This afternoon, Wednesday, 30th June, following the updating today of the public health information on the Government website http://www.gov.ie to include formal reference to ‘other religious ceremonies’, namely Holy Baptisms, First Communions and Confirmations’, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and … Continue reading

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