Category Archives: Diocese

Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for County Cork Church

The Collegiate Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Youghal, County Cork has won a prestigious tourism award for the quality of the visitor experience at the church. The Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice award is given to accommodation, attractions and restaurants that … Continue reading

Posted in Award, church buildings, Church History, Church of Ireland, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Diocese, East Cork, Five Marks of Mission

Making Cathedral Church Music happen in Cork during the CoronaVirus Pandemic

These are difficult times for musicians, artists, and singers.  At the moment the advice is against congregational hymn-singing in churches. Many say that ‘church is not the same.’ The issues are much bigger than this, of course.  There have been … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Church Music, Churches in Cork, Contemporary Issues, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Dean of Cork, Diocese

County Cork Parish ‘Preach on the Beach’ Makes Front Page News

Social distancing means that some church buildings cannot accommodate their usual Sunday congregations at the moment.  In common with parishes around  the country, church buildings in  Cork, Cloyne and Ross have been opening progressively; approximately 35 of the 76 churches … Continue reading

Posted in church buildings, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Fresh Expressions

It’s Diocesan ‘Synod’ Day 2020 in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Saturday, 13th June 2020 is in the diary as the day for this year’s Diocesan Synod of the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  ‘Synod’ is rooted in the idea of gathering and meeting. But that, of course, cannot … Continue reading

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Five Online Singing Classes for Schools from Cork Diocesan Church Music Scheme

The Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Church Music Scheme is funded by the Diocesan Board of Education, the City of Cork Church School Board, the Diocesan Council with further support from Ashton School. Recently the Scheme received a generous donation … Continue reading

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