Category Archives: Education

‘Resident – Staff – Family Relationships’ ~ An Important Conference for Healthcare Professionals To Be Hosted by St Luke’s Charity, Cork

Every year in Ireland thousands of older adults are admitted to residential care. Saint Luke’s Charity, Cork which has been involved in this type of care since 1872 is hosting an important conference for healthcare professionals, particularly those involved in … Continue reading

Posted in Care of the Elderly, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Cork, Education, Northridge House, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home Education Centre

History of Ashton School, Cork To Be Launched

On Friday next, 2nd December, A History of Ashton School, Cork written by Dr Alicia StLeger, will be launched.  The book launch is open to the public and will take place at 7.30 p.m. at Ashton School.  Anyone associated with the school … Continue reading

Posted in Ashton School, Bishop, Book Launch, Books and Publications, Cork, Education, Schools in the Diocese

Olympian and Bishop Join Forces in Cork to Open and Bless Soft Surface Play Area at Their Old Primary School

St. Luke’s National School, Douglas, Cork recently developed a specialised soft surface play area for the children of the school. Two past pupils of the school – John Jermyn, member of the Irish Olympic Hockey team, and our school Patron, Bishop Paul … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Community Involvement, Diocese, Education, Olympic Games, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese

Consultant Cardiologist Speaks At Cork Celebrations of Saint Luke’s Day

St Luke’s Day was celebrated in St Luke’s Church, Douglas, Cork, with a special school Service. The focus was on Luke who is described in the Bible as a physician. Dr Ronan Curtin, a school parent, and consultant cardiologist at … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Diocese, Education, Parish News, Pastoral, People from Cork, People in Need, Saints Days, Schools in the Diocese

Cork, Cloyne and Ross Clergy Conference 2016 Explores a Poetic Theme with Canon Mark Oakley

The annual Cork, Cloyne and Ross Clergy Conference at Ballylickey, near Bantry, County Cork took place from Monday, 10th to Wednesday 12th October.  The guest speaker was Canon Mark Oakley, Canon Chancellor of Saint Paul’s Cathedral, London. Canon Oakley’s most … Continue reading

Posted in Clergy, Clergy Conference, Continuing Ministerial Education, Diocese, Education

Full Church in Bandon for the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Service for Primary Schools

More than 500 pupils and teachers from primary schools all over the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross gathered in St Peter’s Church, Bandon, with the clergy of the Diocese and the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, on … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Work, Church Services, Diocese, Education, Schools in the Diocese

Bishop Paul Colton Attends Launch of New Cork Educate Together Secondary School

On Monday, 26th September, the Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, was among religious leaders, community representatives, and civic guests who had accepted an invitation from Mr Colm O’Connor (School Principal) to the launch, in the Aula Maxima, University … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Diocese, Education