Category Archives: Ireland

Iconic Shandon Church Tower Lights up in Green for Saint Patrick’s Festival

The iconic Cork landmark – the tower of Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon – joined Cork City Hall and 690 other buildings in 66 countries around the world in ‘going green’ to mark Saint Patrick’s Day 2021. ‘I had a great … Continue reading

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Election of Micheál Martin. T.D. as Taoiseach ~ Statement from the Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork

Statement by Bishop Paul Colton on the occasion of the election of  Micheál Martin, T.D. as Taoiseach The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, has made the following statement on the occasion of the election by Dáil … Continue reading

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Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork Explores Post-Brexit Links with Lichfield Diocese in England

The United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in the Church of Ireland, is actively pursuing a new link with the Lichfield Diocese in the Church of England in order to foster close relations following Brexit. In November last year, … Continue reading

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Stephen Teap named as Cork Person of the Year

At the annual Cork Person of the Year Awards on Friday last, 17th January, attended by the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, and the Bishop of Cork and Ross, Dr Fintan Gavin, Stephen Teap, a son … Continue reading

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Skibbereen Parish ‘in the thick’ of Olympian Rowers’ Return

The silver medalists in the Olympic lightweight double sculls – Gary O’Donovan and Paul O’Donovan – have achieved fame locally, throughout Ireland and worldwide, not only because of their athletic prowess on the international stage, but also because of their forthright, down-to-earth, … Continue reading

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