Category Archives: Education

Relaunch of Sunday Club at Patronal Festival in Cobh and Glanmire

Last month at the Patronal Festival in the Church of St Mary and All Saints’, Glanmire County Cork, the Sunday Club was relaunched .  Claire Geary was commissioned as its leader. The Sunday Club will now take place every Sunday … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton Hosts Dinner and Training for School Boards of Management in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

New primary school Boards of Management took office on Sunday 1st December 2019 for a four year period and, on Tuesday 3rd December, at an early opportunity, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, invited all the … Continue reading

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Graham Norton returns to Bandon Grammar School in Cork, Cloyne and Ross to launch a history of the School

On Monday, 25th November, Graham Norton, the internationally famous television and radio presenter, comedian, actor, author, and commentator,  returned to his old school, Bandon Grammar School, County Cork.  He was there to launch a new book Bandon Grammar School – … Continue reading

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Speech of Thanks to Graham Norton at Bandon Grammar School by Bishop Paul Colton

Following the launch by Graham Norton of ‘Bandon Grammar School: a History written by school principal,, Ian Coombes, at the invitation of the school and on behalf of everyone the speech of thanks to Graham Norton was given by the … Continue reading

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Tributes to School Chairperson – Mrs Jean Buttimer – from Ballineen, County Cork

In the November issue of the Cork, Cloyne and Ross, being distributed today, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, thanks and pays tribute to the chairpersons of the boards of management of primary schools under his patronage, among them, … Continue reading

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St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork Hosts Royal School of Church Music Ireland

On Saturday, 5th October St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork hosted the 2019 festival of the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) Ireland.  A day of rehearsals under the direction of Adrian Lucas (Head of Choral Studies and Chief Examiner, RSCM) … Continue reading

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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

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