Category Archives: Diocesan Church Music Scheme

Royal School of Church Music Awards for Choristers in Cork

Seven choristers were presented with the Royal School of Church Music awards at the Eucharist Service at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral on Sunday 8th March. Five boys received the bronze award and two the silver award. The seven boys were examined in November and were assessed on … Continue reading

Posted in Award, Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Church Music, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Youth Work

In Photos – Bishop of Cork’s Morning for Young People being Confirmed in 2020

On Saturday, 7th March, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, hosted his annual morning for young people from the Diocese being confirmed in the current year.  The full report is HERE. But the story is may be best told … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Ministry, Confirmation, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Diocese, Youth Work

Templebreedy School, Cork take Part in Limerick Primary School Singing Competition

The children of Templebreedy National School, Crosshaven, County Cork visited Limerick Choral Festival on Friday 28th February to participate in the Primary School Singing Competition. The school choir, which is made up of 24 students from 4th to 6th classes, … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Church Music, Community Involvement, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Diocese, Education, Schools in the Diocese

Cork, Cloyne and Ross Annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools ~ the Photos!

The Annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross was held in Saint Peter’s Church, Bandon on Thursday, 26th September.  A full report is HERE. Photographer Jim Coughlan was on hand to take the photos and here … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Church Music, Churches in Cork, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Diocese, Education, Schools in the Diocese

Annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The annual  Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Diocesan Service for Primary Schools was held in St Peter’s Church, Bandon on this day last week: Thursday 26th September. There was a great atmosphere in the full church even before the service began … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Schools in the Diocese

New Assistant Director of Music for Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral

The Cathedral Select Vestry of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork is delighted to announce the appointment of Robbie Carroll as Assistant Director of Music. He will take up the post in September taking over from current Assistant Director Phoebe Chow … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Appointments, Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Church Music, Cork, Diocesan Church Music Scheme

Peter Gets Midleton College Singing!

Peter Stobart, Director of the Cork Diocesan Church Music Scheme was the guest at Midleton College on Monday 11th February. He came to put first and second year students through their hymn singing paces. His energetic style and infectious enthusiasm … Continue reading

Posted in Church Music, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Education, Midleton College