Category Archives: Education

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

St Valentine’s Day Love for Cork Charity from Children of St Mary’s National School, Carrigaline, County Cork

The children in St Mary’s School, Carrigaline, Co Cork again demonstrated their love for their Neighbours on St Valentine’s Day with their wonderful collection of items for Cork Penny Dinners. It was much appreciated by Catriona Twomey and her hard … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Schools in the Diocese

Cork Launch of ‘Praying Together’ – Prayers for Primary School Assemblies

On Thursday 6 February 2020, the President of Dublin City University (DCU) Prof. Brian MacCraith, launched Praying Together a new collection of prayers for primary school assemblies. The book contains a wide variety of prayers, each prayer written by a … Continue reading

Posted in Cork, Diocese, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Launch, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Prayers, Schools in the Diocese

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

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Churches in Cork, Education, Patronal Festival, People from the Diocese, Sunday Club

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

Posted in Bishop, Book Launch, Books and Publications, Cork, Diocese, Education, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese

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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