Category Archives: Contemporary Issues

Appointment of New CEO of St Luke’s Charity, Cork is Announced

The appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer of St Luke’s Charity, Cork has been announced.  The new CEO is Tony O’Brien who is currently Head of Finance at Marymount University Hospital and Hospice in Cork.  He will take up … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Appointments, Care of the Older Person, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Church of Ireland, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Dementia Care

Carrigaline Schoolchildren show St Valentine’s Day Love with Annual Food Collection for Charity

For the fourth year now, the children from St Mary’s Church of Ireland School, Carrigaline, County Cork have collected non-perishable food and cleaning items for the well known local charity –  Cork Penny Dinners. The idea is to  ‘Love your … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Children's Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Parish News, Schools in the Diocese

Annual Youth Leaders Training Weekend in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The annual youth leaders weekend organised by the Cork Diocesan Youth Council is always valued by the participants. This year’s weekend was held on 2nd to 4th February in Clonakilty, County Cork.  Again this year it proved to be a great … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Training Event, Youth Work

Cork, Cloyne and Ross Group Visit Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland

A group of clergy and lay people from the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross have recently returned from Finland where, as guests of the Bishop and Diocese of Borgå (Porvoo), they undertook an extensive programme of encounter, dialogue … Continue reading

Posted in Ambassador's Visit, Cathedral, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Church Music, Community Involvement, Confirmation, Contemporary Issues, Continuing Ministerial Education, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Diocesan Secretary, Diocese, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland, International Church Relations, People from the Diocese, Porvoo Communion, Reformation, Special Events, Youth Work

Church of Ireland Parishioner in County Cork is First in Ireland to send Dairy Herd to Retirement in Sanctuary in England

Jill Smith, a parishioner in the Carrigaline Union of Parishes in the Church of Ireland in Cork, decided that, after years of service and providing an income, her working dairy herd of 70 cows, who have all bonded over the … Continue reading

Posted in Contemporary Issues, Cork, Eco Congregation, Parish News, People from Cork

Bishop Paul Colton’s Address at the Official Opening of ‘The Sam Maguire Community Bells’

Address given by The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton,  Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross at the Official Opening of  The Sam Maguire Community Bells in St Mary’s Church, Dunmanway, County Cork, on Saturday, 9th September, 2017 Sam Maguire died … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Official Opening, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Sermons

Bishop Colton Expresses Shock at News of Death of Young Woman in our Neighbourhood in Cork

The Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, has made the following initial remarks in response to the emerging news this morning of the death of a young homeless woman in Cork not far from … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Statement by the Bishop