Category Archives: Contemporary Issues

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

The Spanish Flu and the First World War Remembered in West Cork Church of Ireland Parish

On Sunday, 7th October, the centenaries of both the second wave of the  ‘Spanish’ Flu and the approach of the end of the First World War were remembered in a remote and fairly neglected graveyard on a hillside, at Maulinward … Continue reading

Posted in Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Contemporary Issues, Decade of Centenaries, Memorial Service, People from Cork, Remembrance

10th Annual Sheep’s Head Hike in Cork, Cloyne and Ross for Christian Aid

The first weekend in September signifies a lot, the All-Ireland final, the kids are back at school, Electric Picnic and the start of Autumn. But for one part of the world, just off the west coast of Ireland in County … Continue reading

Posted in Parish News, Christian Aid, Contemporary Issues, Community Involvement, Church in Society, People from the Diocese, Voluntary Work, Charity Work, Five Marks of Mission, People from Cork, World Aid and Development

County Cork Church of Ireland Parish On RTE Nationwide on Monday 3rd September

Dunmanway, the hometown of Sam Maguire, together with the Sam Maguire Bells project based at Saint Mary’s Church of Ireland Church in the town, will feature on RTE’s Nationwide program this evening at 7pm. The programme will look at the … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Bells, Centenaries in Ireland, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, GAA, Parish News, RTE Broadcast

An Taoiseach Launches Dunmanway Promotional Video Spearheaded by Local Church of Ireland Parish

A promotional video officially launched by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on Friday 20th July, has already been viewed more than 100,000 times.  The new Dunmanway Tourism Promotional video, which is designed to showcase the highlights of the West Cork town. … Continue reading

Posted in Centenaries in Ireland, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Decade of Centenaries, GAA, Official Opening, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Taoiseach

Bishop Paul Colton’s Address to the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod 2018

United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Synod Address given in Cork by The Right Rev. Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross on 9th June 2018 Introduction Although next March will mark the twentieth anniversary of … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocesan Synod, Diocese

Bishop Paul Colton Leads IDAHOT Service in St Anne’s, Shandon Cork

On Sunday 13th May a service was held to mark International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia.  Bishop Paul Colton, assisted by the Reverend Sarah Marry, led a celebration of the Eucharist on the theme ‘Alliances for Solidarity’. Choir Choral Con Fusion joined … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Church Services, Contemporary Issues, Launch, LGBT, Lord Mayor of Cork