Category Archives: Contemporary Issues

Two New Cork Rectors Worship with Parishioners in Person for the First Time

Two new rectors in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross had their first opportunity since their arrival in the Diocese to worship together with their parishioners in person in their local churches in recent days. Both had been … Continue reading

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Diary Update on the Reverend Tony Murphy’s Walk for the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Burundi Project

Walk4Burundi  10 Days in May  May 1 : Féile na Bealtaine (May Festival)  in this year of Covid was marked, not by a weekend of festivals, but a solitary drive to St James’ Church, Durrus in the most westerly Parish … Continue reading

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Clergy and Members of the Church fo Ireland are Invited to complete a Mental Health Survey

MindMattersCoI is the Church of Ireland’s Mental Health Promotion Project. This three–year project, generously supported by Allchurches Trust, started in Autumn 2020.  The aim of the project is to raise awareness of, and respond to, the mental health needs of … Continue reading

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Welcome Back to Church – End of Lockdown Video Message from Bishop Paul Colton

To mark the progressive end, starting on 10th May, of the most recent lockdown in the Republic of Ireland associated with the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, has created a new video message … Continue reading

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Bandon Grammar School Initiative Rallies Young and Old to Knit though the recent ‘Lockdown’ for Good Causes

It may be true to say that this pandemic has had the most impact on the lives of the young and older people who live in care homes. As a way of connecting the young with some of those older people, … Continue reading

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