Category Archives: COVID-19

Welcome Back to Church – End of Lockdown Video Message from Bishop Paul Colton

To mark the progressive end, starting on 10th May, of the most recent lockdown in the Republic of Ireland associated with the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, has created a new video message … Continue reading

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Bandon Grammar School Initiative Rallies Young and Old to Knit though the recent ‘Lockdown’ for Good Causes

It may be true to say that this pandemic has had the most impact on the lives of the young and older people who live in care homes. As a way of connecting the young with some of those older people, … Continue reading

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Ruth Wolfe Retires after nearly 20 years’ Service in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Ruth Wolfe, who has been part-time secretary to the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, for almost the last 20 years retired on Friday 30th April, which was her last morning ‘in the office’. Ruth has been … Continue reading

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Making a Start at the Big Task of Rebuilding the Cathedral Choir in Cork

On April 20th it was announced that groups of up to 15 can meet up for underage outdoor non-contact dance, music or arts activities. This presents an opportunity to begin the long process and hard work of rebuilding the Cathedral choir at … Continue reading

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Looking back to Holy Week and Easter Day in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Octave of Easter – the eight days starting with Easter Day which introduce the 50 days of Easter celebrations – comes to an end on the second Sunday of Easter, known also as Low Sunday. These days give us … Continue reading

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