Category Archives: Contemporary Issues

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

Cork Three Faiths Forum hosts Earth Day Celebration

For the second year in a row, the Cork Three Faiths Forum organised an Earth Day Celebration right in the centre of Cork City. The theme for Earth Day this year was ‘End Plastic Pollution’ and the Forum were delighted … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Contemporary Issues, Cork Three Faiths Forum, Diocese, Eco Congregation, Interfaith Dialogue, Making Connections, People from Cork

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