Category Archives: Environmental Issues

Workshop on Recycling in Carrigaline Church of Ireland Eco-Congregation

Carrigaline Union of parishes in the Diocese of Cork is an Eco Congregation and following on from this understanding of living lightly on the earth, the parishioners were delighted, on Monday 28th May, to host a Workshop on Recycling. Dan … Continue reading

Posted in Eco Congregation, Environmental Issues, Parish News

Cork Jazz Festival in St Anne’s, Shandon, Cork

On 29th October Harvest Thanksgiving was celebrated in St. Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork coinciding as usual with the ‘Jazz Festival weekend’. The church was full to capacity with parishioners, friends and visitors coming together to give thanks for harvest and … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Church Services, Community Involvement, Cork, Cork Jazz Festival, Eco Congregation, Environmental Issues, Festivals, Harvest Thanksgiving

Bishop Colton’s Visit to Bandon following the ‘Storm Desmond’ Floods

On Monday morning 7th December, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, spent several hours in Bandon, County Cork visiting business people and traders whose properties and livelihoods have been jeopardised by the weekend floods in the town. The Bishop … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Environment, Environmental Issues

First Green Flag for South Abbey National School, Youghal, County Cork

The children, staff and families involved in South Abbey National School, Youghal, County Cork worked really hard during the past year to achieve their first Green Flag.  This ancient Church of Ireland school, based on a new site for a number of years, … Continue reading

Posted in Environmental Issues, Five Marks of Mission