Category Archives: Cork

Inaugural West Cork History Festival in Skibbereen

The inaugural West Cork History Festival, the brainchild of Dr Simon Kingston, was held at his home outside Skibbereen, County Cork on Friday 28th, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th July.  With the support of the Diocesan Board of Education in … Continue reading

Posted in Academic Work, Bishop, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Festivals, History | Tagged

Bishop Paul and Mrs Susan Colton were Guests at New Páirc Uí Chaoimh for All-Ireland Hurling Quarter-Final

On Saturday, 22nd July, an auspicious and historic day for Cumann Lúthchleas Gael (the Gaelic Athletic Association), Bishop Paul and Mrs Susan Colton were the guests of the Cork County Board at the Quarter-Final of the All-Ireland Hurling qualifier between Clare and … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Cork, Diocese, GAA, People from Cork, Sport

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