Category Archives: Cork

Muslim Foundation of Cork Welcome Church of Ireland to Iftar

Two clergy from the Church of Ireland Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross – the Rev. Elaine Murray and the Rev. Tony Murphy – were welcomed to the Muslim Foundation of Cork’s Community Interfaith Iftar (Breaking of the Fast in … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Cork, Iftar, Interfaith Dialogue, Ramadan

Eight Bells in Memory of Sam Maguire in St Mary’s Church, Dunmanway

A truly unusual and historic community project is under way in Dunmanway, County Cork, based at the Church of Ireland parish church – Saint Mary’s – and started by the local rector, the Reverend Cliff Jeffers.  Eight bells, to be … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Centenary, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese

Cork to Honour Bishop Paul Colton for his Spirit of Inclusiveness for all in Cork Society with the ‘Spirit of Cork Award 2017’

Cork Civic Trust as organisers of The Spirit of Cork Award has announced that it will bestow the 2017 award on Dr Paul Colton, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. The Chairman of Cork Civic Trust, Michael Mulcahy, said: … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Parish News, Saint Patrick's Day, Schools in the Diocese