Category Archives: Cork

Stephen Teap named as Cork Person of the Year

At the annual Cork Person of the Year Awards on Friday last, 17th January, attended by the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, and the Bishop of Cork and Ross, Dr Fintan Gavin, Stephen Teap, a son … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy, Award, Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Church in Society, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Cork Person of the Year Awards, Ecumenism, Ireland, Lord Mayor of Cork, Mayor of Cork County, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Voluntary Work

Bishops of Cork ~ Joint Christmas Message 2019

Catholic Diocese of Cork and Ross Church of Ireland – Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Joint Press Release Thursday, 19th December 2019  Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Cork: The Most Reverend Dr Fintan Gavin and the Right … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Christmas, Cork, Diocese, Ecumenism

A Full Cathedral for the Annual Christmas Concert by St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choir, Cork

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choir in Cork held their annual Christmas Concert on Saturday 14th December. The event was sold out and had been for several weeks in advance. The audience was treated to a selection of old favourites and … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Christmas, Church Music, Concert, Cork, Diocese, Youth Work

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

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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