Category Archives: Cork

Two New Graduates in Clinical Pastoral Education in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Friday 24th November was graduation day for pastoral care students at Cork University Hospital. In the Chapel of Christ our Saviour two people from the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Hilary Dring (Carrigaline Union) and Sylvia Helen (Kilgariffe Union) … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Clinical Pastoral Education, Continuing Ministerial Education, Cork, Education, Lay Ministry

Photos of Spirit of Cork Award 2017 by Erich Stack

Award-winning photographer, Erich Stack, was on hand on Friday 1st December to record, for posterity, the presentation of the Spirit of Cork Award 2017 to Dr Paul Colton, Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork. A full report of the event … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Cork, Diocese, Spirit of Cork Award

Spirit of Cork Award 2017 Presented to Bishop Paul Colton

At a dinner hosted by the Cork Civic Trust in the Clayton Hotel in Cork City, the Spirit of Cork Award 2017 was presented to the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  This is only the … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Cork, Diocese, Spirit of Cork Award

Cork Jazz Festival in St Anne’s, Shandon, Cork

On 29th October Harvest Thanksgiving was celebrated in St. Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork coinciding as usual with the ‘Jazz Festival weekend’. The church was full to capacity with parishioners, friends and visitors coming together to give thanks for harvest and … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Church Services, Community Involvement, Cork, Cork Jazz Festival, Eco Congregation, Environmental Issues, Festivals, Harvest Thanksgiving

Cork, Cloyne and Ross 500th Anniversary Commemorations of Reformation Broadcast on RTE TV

On Sunday afternoon, 22nd October, people gathered from parishes, schools and chaplaincies from all around the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross to take part in a special Diocesan Service to commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the beginning of the … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Cathedral, Church Music, Church of Ireland, Church Services, Cork, Diocese, Ecumenism, Festivals, Liturgy, Organist, People from the Diocese, Reformation, Special Events

Church of Ireland Parishioner in County Cork is First in Ireland to send Dairy Herd to Retirement in Sanctuary in England

Jill Smith, a parishioner in the Carrigaline Union of Parishes in the Church of Ireland in Cork, decided that, after years of service and providing an income, her working dairy herd of 70 cows, who have all bonded over the … Continue reading

Posted in Contemporary Issues, Cork, Eco Congregation, Parish News, People from Cork

‘Sam Maguire’ has a Perpetual Home in Cork

As we look forward to tomorrow’s All-Ireland Football final between Mayo and Dublin we wonder who will lift high The Sam Maguire Cup.  It’s worth remembering that Sam Maguire himself was a Cork man.  This is the 90th anniversary year … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Bells, Bishops of Cork, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, GAA, History, Official Opening, Special Events, Sport