Category Archives: Cork

Annual IDAHOT Day Service in St Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork

The annual IDAHOT Service took place in St Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork on Sunday, 21st May.  The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) is on 17th May, and the Service in Shandon is on a Sunday near that date … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Community Involvement, Cork, LGBT, Special Events

Douglas Churches Together Start Holy Week with Palm Sunday Walk of Witness in Cork

Palm Sunday in south Cork was marked, for the ninth year in a row, by a Walk of Witness by members of Douglas Churches Together in the southern suburbs of Cork City.  Clergy and representatives of  the three member churches, met on … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Ecumenism, Holy Week

Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, announces his Holy Week 2017 Programme

The Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, has announced the programme and schedule for his Holy Week visit to the Cork parish of Douglas Union with Frankfield starting on Palm Sunday 9th April. ‘I’m using a contemporary … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Cork, Diocese, Holy Week, Parish News

Award for St Multose School in Kinsale St Patrick’s Day Parade

Spectators at the Kinsale St Patrick’s Day Parade in Co. Cork were entertained this year by the children of St Multose National School – the Church of Ireland Primary School in Kinsale. The children played the part of the Children … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork ~ the Photos

David Barry, Photographer, a guest of the Bishop and fellow scouter brought his camera along to the St Patrick’s Day Celebrations at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, along with the Diocesan Media Officer, Sam Wynn and many a smartphone and selfie … Continue reading

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Annual Civic Service in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork to Celebrate St Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day began early in Cork with a Civic Service and Festival Eucharist of Saint Patrick’s Day held in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral where the city’s patron saint first founded his monastic settlement. The Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, presided … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Church in Society, Church Services, Community Involvement, Cork, Saint Patrick's Day, Saints Days

Cork Church Bells also to ring out against Racism and Xenophobia

On Sunday 19th March church bells in a number of churches in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross will ring out around the globe in solidarity with immigrants and refugees who are facing increasing racism and xenophobia throughout the … Continue reading

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