Category Archives: Cork

Graham Norton returns to Bandon Grammar School in Cork, Cloyne and Ross to launch a history of the School

On Monday, 25th November, Graham Norton, the internationally famous television and radio presenter, comedian, actor, author, and commentator,  returned to his old school, Bandon Grammar School, County Cork.  He was there to launch a new book Bandon Grammar School – … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Book Launch, Books and Publications, Cork, Diocese, Education, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese

Speech of Thanks to Graham Norton at Bandon Grammar School by Bishop Paul Colton

Following the launch by Graham Norton of ‘Bandon Grammar School: a History written by school principal,, Ian Coombes, at the invitation of the school and on behalf of everyone the speech of thanks to Graham Norton was given by the … Continue reading

Posted in Bandon Grammar School, Bishop, Book Launch, Books and Publications, Cork, Diocese, Education, People from Cork, Schools in the Diocese

St Luke’s Home Celebrates 25 Years in Mahon, Cork

On Thursday 21st November a large gathering of staff, friends and volunteers came to celebrate with the residents, 25 years in Mahon for St Luke’s Home, Cork.   Mr Tony O’Brien, CEO of the Charity gave the opening address.  Bishop … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Care of the Older Person, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Cork, Dementia Care, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Partnership, People from Cork, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home, Saint Luke's Home Education Centre

Members of Cork Three Faiths Forum attend Installation of Canon Elaine Murray in the Chapter of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

A large attendance of parishioners from Carrigaline Union of Parishes swelled the ranks of the congregation of St Fin Barre’s cathedral, Cork for Evensong on Sunday, 24th November when the Reverend Canon Elaine Murray was installed as Prebendary of Desertmore … Continue reading

Posted in Appointments, Cathedral, Cork, Cork Three Faiths Forum, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Installations, Interfaith Dialogue

Cork Choristers on Sponsored Walk

The choristers of the Choir of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork and their families embarked on an 8km walk around Mahon Point and Blackrock Village in Cork on Saturday 19th October. The rain threatened at one point, but for the … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Cork, Fund-Raising

Western Front Association Recognises Work of Bishop of Cork and Dean of Cork for Centenary of First World War

On Wednesday, 2nd October, the Chairman of the Western Front Association, Colin Wagstaff visited Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork to thank the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, and the Dean of Cork, the Very Reverend Nigel Dunne, for the … Continue reading

Posted in Award, Bishop, Cathedral, Centenaries Commemoration and Reconciliation Project, Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Community Involvement, Cork, Cork Centenaries Commemoration and Reconciliation Project, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Local History, Making Connections, People from Cork

Appointment to Saint Anne’s, Shandon and Saint Luke’s Home in Cork

The Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, is delighted to announce that he has appointed the Reverend Paul Robinson, Rector of the United Benefice of Halsall, Lydiate and Downholland in the Diocese of Liverpool, Church of England, … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Appointments, Bishop, Care of the Older Person, Church of Ireland, Churches in Cork, Cork, Diocese, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home