Category Archives: Corona Virus

Church of Ireland Council for Mission webinar on Online Church now available

The Church of Ireland Council for Mission held a webinar using Zoom last month, on the theme of ‘Online Church – Practical Lessons from the Frontline’. To facilitate anyone who was not able to attend, a video of the webinar … Continue reading

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Boot Camp on The Long Strand for Cork Diocesan Youth Council

On the 24th June 2021, CDYC were able to hold their first gathering since September 2020. With a lot of debating over what might be a suitable activity for Cork Diocesan Youth Council (CDYC) to run, Hilda Connolly (Diocesan Youth … Continue reading

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Cobh Community Hospital Covid-19 Memorial Service held in Rushbrooke County Cork

In recent weeks, Christ Church Rushbrooke in County Cork hosted a Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving for the lives of the five residents of Cobh Community Hospital who died of COVID-19 during the pandemic. This service was an opportunity for … Continue reading

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Cancellation of Confirmations in Cork, Cloyne and Ross announced by Bishop Paul Colton

This afternoon, Wednesday, 30th June, following the updating today of the public health information on the Government website http://www.gov.ie to include formal reference to ‘other religious ceremonies’, namely Holy Baptisms, First Communions and Confirmations’, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and … Continue reading

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County Cork Church of Ireland School Creates Massive Mural out of Plastic Bottle Tops to Conquer Lockdown Isolation

A small, rural two-teacher Church of Ireland National School in Ballineen in West Cork with twenty-nine pupils decided to find a creative and artistic way to overcome one big obstacle caused by Covid-19 restrictions: not allowing the pandemic to break … Continue reading

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