Category Archives: Good ideas

Eco Approach to Rural Churchyard in West Cork

Some graveyards are beautifully manicured with neatly cut grass while others have a more natural, even wild appearance. Myross churchyard, at Union Hall in West Cork, falls into the latter category. As a result, it is home to a rich … Continue reading

Posted in Churchyard, Eco Congregation, Five Marks of Mission, Good ideas, Parish News, People from the Diocese

Cork Church of Ireland Primary Schools – New ‘Prayer Leaf’ Link with Hospital Chaplaincy

The Chapel of Christ the Healer at Cork University Hospital has launched a new ‘Prayer-Leaf’ project with the Primary Schools in the Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. This venture is providing primary school children with an opportunity to offer … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Diocese, Education, Good ideas, Prayers, Schools in the Diocese

Famous Mathematician speaks about Jokes at Men’s Breakfast in Douglas Union of Parishes

By 9.00am on Saturday 11 March a group of about 110 men filled Bull McCabes (Pub and Restaurant) on Airport Hill near Cork, for a special parish breakfast. In recent years, this event has become a popular part of the Lent … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Fresh Expressions, Good ideas, Lent, Parish News

Cork’s First Christmas Tree Festival Addresses Many Contemporary Themes

Cork’s first Christmas Tree Festival was held from 2nd to 4th December in the Church of Ireland Parish of Carrigrohane Union, based at the three parish churches:  St Peter’s, Carrigrohane, St Senan’s, Inniscarra and The Church of the Resurrection, Blarney.  It … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Good ideas, Parish News

1gb Ludgate Hub in Ireland’s First 1gb Town Hosts Cork Clergy Meetings

In addition to all the routine contacts and annual visits around the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, conducts a formal and traditional Episcopal Visitation every five years.  The 2016 Visitation is … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Clergy, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Diocese, Good ideas

Carrigaline Parishioner Channels her 90th Birthday Gifts to Charity

Joyce Loney, a parishioner of Carrigaline Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork recently celebrated her 90th birthday.  Joyce asked friends and family not to buy her anything for that milestone birthday but instead to donate to Cork’s Cuanlee Refuge … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Contemporary Issues, Good ideas, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese