Category Archives: Education

Bishop Colton Visits Ashton School, Cork to Mark Start of Academic Year

On Wednesday, 26th September, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, visited Ashton School Cork to speak at assembly.  Beforehand the Bishop spent time in the staff room chatting with teachers. After assembly, Bishop Colton spent time with the students … Continue reading

Posted in Ashton School, Bishop, Diocese, Education, Schools in the Diocese

Bishop Colton Dedicates and Opens Three Extensions to Ballymoney National School, County Cork

On Friday, 7th September, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, travelled to Ballymoney National School near Ballineen, County Cork to dedicate and open not one, not two, but three extensions to the school.  He told the community ‘Every time … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Education, Official Opening, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese

Speech by Bishop Paul Colton at the Official Opening of the Trevor West Sports Hall at Midleton College

Speech of the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross at the Official Opening by the Provost of Trinity College, Dublin, Dr Patrick Prendergast, of a new sports hall at Midleton College dedicated to the memory … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Diocese, Education, Midleton College, Schools in the Diocese

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