Category Archives: Contemporary Issues

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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Cork Service Marks Centenary of the End of the War of Independence

On Sunday 27th June a Diocesan Service, with civic and ecumenical participation, was held in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork to mark the upcoming centenary of the truce: the end of the War of Independence in Ireland. The Service, which … Continue reading

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Cork’s kindness reaches East Africa: Cork Diocese donates €12,000 to project tackling poverty in Burundi

Christian Aid Ireland has thanked the people of the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross for their support for the fundraising efforts of a Carrigaline clergyman who recently completed a sponsored walk around the county, raising around €12,000 for … Continue reading

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