Category Archives: Education

Names of All 4200 Cork Casualties of WWI will be on Public View in One Place for the first time in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral on 11th November

There is no one memorial in Cork to the c. 4,200 casualties from Cork City and County.  ‘There should be’ says Bishop Paul Colton, the Church of Ireland Bishop, ‘but there isn’t.’ On Sunday afternoon, 11th November, however, all the … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Ashton School, Bandon Grammar School, Cathedral, Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Church in Society, Church Services, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Education, Midleton College, Remembrance, Remembrance Sunday, Schools in the Diocese

‘Olive Trees’ at centre of First World War Centenary Assemblies in Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Following up on an idea given to him by Eunice Jeffers, in Dunmanway, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, decided to present each school in the Diocese with an olive tree – a symbol of peace and reconciliation.  These … Continue reading

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Faces of Victims, Olive Trees, Telegrams and Pilgrimage ~ Cork, Cloyne and Ross commemorates the end of the First World War

In common with churches, community groups, regions and nations around the world, the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross will be commemorating the end of the First World War in the coming days. The following information is provided for … Continue reading

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‘Curry in a Hurry’ from the Mothers’ Union to the National Maritime College of Ireland

The National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) is located in Ringaskiddy, County Cork.  It provides training and education for the Merchant Marine and the non-military needs of the Irish Naval Service. The local Church of Ireland rector, the Revd Elaine Murray, … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Community Involvement, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Making Connections, People from Cork, Students

New Partnership between Midleton College, County Cork and the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross is Inaugurated

A new stage in the long history of connections between Midleton College (founded in 1696) and the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, has been inaugurated with the arrival of the Reverend Andrew Orr to serve as Chaplain to … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Chaplaincies, Commissionings, Education, Installations, LIcensing, Midleton College, Schools in the Diocese

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

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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