Category Archives: Education

Annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The annual  Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Diocesan Service for Primary Schools was held in St Peter’s Church, Bandon on this day last week: Thursday 26th September. There was a great atmosphere in the full church even before the service began … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Schools in the Diocese

‘Preaching the Old Testament’ ~ Autumn Talk to the Cork Guild of Lay Ministry

On Saturday 28th September, the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Guild of Lay Ministry met in St Lappan’s, Little Island. The morning began with a celebration of the Eucharist by the Reverend Paul Arbuthnot, Chaplain to the Guild of Lay Ministry. … Continue reading

Posted in Adult Education, Bible, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Guild of Lay Ministry, Lay Ministry, Preaching

Special School Assembly to Coincide with School Climate Strike

One way in which a primary school in the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork marked the Climate Strike on recent Fridays was to hold a special assembly to coincide with the events worldwide. The children of St Mary’s Church … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Eco Congregation, Education, Environment, Environmental Issues, Five Marks of Mission, Schools in the Diocese

Busy Summer Months in Cork, Cloyne and Ross ~ a Season in Photos

In Ireland’s most southerly Church of Ireland Diocese,  Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the summer holiday months of June, July and August, are one of the busiest times of the year.  ‘Summer only’ churches in holiday villages open up.  Tourists drop … Continue reading

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‘Victoria’ screenwriter, Daisy Goodwin, with West Cork church connections, announced as final speaker for West Cork History Festival

The closing speaker of the 2019 West Cork History Festival will be screenwriter and novelist Daisy Goodwin, who wrote the hugely popular TV series Victoria on the life of Queen Victoria. Daisy will speak about writing Victoria and her own West Cork … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Centenaries in Ireland, Church History, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Education, Festivals, Heritage, History, West Cork History Festival

Money raised for vital work on Cobh (Mixed) National School

In recent weeks  Cobh Mixed National School, in Cobh, County Cork, held their annual play in their school hall. Before the event, a cheque for €1200 for the repair and upgrade of the school hall was presented by Tracey Fortune … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Cork, Education, Fund-Raising, Schools in the Diocese

Retirement of Four Primary School Principals in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

School term has ended for Primary Schools.  In Cork, Cloyne and Ross, following cumulative service of over 160 years, four primary school principals are retiring:  Sinead Solleveld (South Abbey National School, Youghal),  Harriet Pritchard (Bandonbridge National School), Sharon Hosford (The … Continue reading

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