Category Archives: Fund-Raising

‘Murder Mystery’ in Church of Ireland Parish in Douglas, Cork

A ‘murder’ took place on 22nd and 23rd of October in the Canon Packham Hall in Saint Luke’s Parish, Douglas County Cork. Over the two nights about 250 people witnessed the incident.  It was the brainwave of Douglas Curate, the … Continue reading

Posted in Diocese, Fund-Raising, Parish News, Special Events

Novel ‘Thank you’ to supporters of Durrus Parish Fête

The fame of the Durrus Parish Fête in the Kilmocomogue Union of Parishes held at The Rectory, Durrus, County Cork on the second Wednesday of August every year has gone far and wide.  This year, the organisers found a novel … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Aid, Community Involvement, Diocese, Fund-Raising, Parish News

Dr Rowan Williams, Former Archbishop of Canterbury to Visit Cork

Dr Rowan Williams, who was Archbishop of Canterbury from 2002 to 2012, and who is currently Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge, will visit the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross on Sunday, 28th February, 2016. He will be at St Fin … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Charity Work, Christian Aid, Church of Ireland Bishops' Appeal, Church Services, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Fund-Raising

Tractor Run in Bandon Church of Ireland Parishes

Bandon Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork held a Tractor Run on the afternoon of Sunday, 24th January. About 130 tractors took part and drew participants from across West Cork and farther afield.  Bandon curate, the Reverend David … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Community Involvement, Diocese, Fund-Raising, Parish News

Bishop Paul Colton Visits Flooded Areas and Calls For Support from Parishes, and Renewed and Coordinated National Determination to Address the Issue of Flood Defence Works

Visit to Bandon For the second time in one month, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, set off yesterday, New Year’s Eve, to visit communities in the Diocese and County of Cork uprooted … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Emergency Response, Environment, Floods, Fund-Raising, People in Need, Schools in the Diocese

Cork Bishops Join in Ecumenical Blessing of SHARE Crib and Students Starting Their Annual Christmas Collection and Fast

SHARE (Students Harness Aid for the Relief of the Elderly), the organisation for the care of Cork’s older people, launched its traditional fast and fundraising campaign at the SHARE Crib, Daunt’s Square, Cork, (near Grand Parade) on the wet and windy … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Charity Work, Christmas, Community Involvement, Cork, Fund-Raising, Schools in the Diocese, SHARE, Youth Work

Church of Ireland Parishes in Cork, Cloyne and Ross begin to Mobilise in Response to Refugee Crisis

A number of Church of Ireland parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross have responded already to the unfolding refugee crisis in Europe, and others are actively making plans to reach out and help. In Kinneigh Union of … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Diocese, Fund-Raising, People in Need, Refugee Crisis