Category Archives: Education

Cork Church of Ireland Clergy Undertake Team Leadership Training Programme

Clergy from the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross recently completed a QQI (Level 6) Team Leadership Management Module at Northridge House Education and Research Centre (at Saint Luke’s Charity, Cork). Supported by the Bishop, the clergy were part … Continue reading

Posted in Adult Education, Continuing Ministerial Education, Education, Northridge House Education and Research Centre, Saint Luke's Charity, Training Event

West Cork History Festival Announces 2018 Programme

The West Cork History Festival, of which the Bishop of Cork Dr Paul Colton is one of the patrons,  will run from 16-19 August. The programme will include contributions from leading writers on historical subjects. The subjects are local, national, and international … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Bishop, Centenaries in Ireland, Community Involvement, Decade of Centenaries, Education, Special Events, West Cork History Festival

Christian Aid Focus at St Mary’s Church of Ireland National School, Carrigaline

Dr John Sweeney, the Christian Aid Representative in Carrigaline Union of parishes, County Cork, spoke at a special Assembly on Friday 18th May in St Mary’s Church of Ireland National School, Carrigaline. The children had collected their spare change recently … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Work, Christian Aid, Community Involvement, Education, Schools in the Diocese

Cork Church of Ireland School Wins National Dairy Council Competition

Last month, on Friday 27th April, St. Luke’s National School, O’Mahoney’s Avenue in Cork was announced as the winner of the National Dairy Council’s competition to create a jingle for Moocrew’s future advertisement campaign. Ms. Goggin and the children in … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Work, Competition Winners, Cork, Education, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese

Cork Church of Ireland Primary Schools – New ‘Prayer Leaf’ Link with Hospital Chaplaincy

The Chapel of Christ the Healer at Cork University Hospital has launched a new ‘Prayer-Leaf’ project with the Primary Schools in the Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. This venture is providing primary school children with an opportunity to offer … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Diocese, Education, Good ideas, Prayers, Schools in the Diocese

New Certificate in Christian Studies Launched in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Saturday, 28th April 2018, the first group of adult learners – 22 people in all – embarked on the first cycle of the new Certificate in Christian Studies in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  The Certificate … Continue reading

Posted in Adult Education, Certificate in Christian Studies, Charting A Future With Confidence, Education, Launch

Annual ‘Meet the Bishop’ Morning for Confirmation Candidates in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Each year the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, hosts a morning of activities and fun for the confirmation candidates from all the parishes across the Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  ‘I know lots of them already,’ he says … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Confirmation, Diocese, Education, People from the Diocese