Category Archives: Ireland

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

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Diocese, Ireland, Olympic Games, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Voluntary Work

‘Remembering 1916’ – Sermon preached by Archdeacon Gary Hastings in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Sermon preached by the Archdeacon of Tuam, the Venerable Gary Hastings in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork on Sunday, 17th April, 2016 1916 Ardeaglais Chorcaigh 2016 Christ tells us that we are not to judge anyone. Judgement belongs to God … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Centenary, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Ireland, Sermons

Statement by Bishop Paul Colton ~ Closure of Cork Synagogue

Statement by Bishop Paul Colton in response to the closure of The Synagogue in Cork The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork has made the following statement in response to the news of the closure … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Interfaith Dialogue, Ireland, News Release, People from Cork

‘Remembering 1916’ – Photos from Evening with Professor Diarmaid Ferriter in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Here is a gallery photos from the first event in the Cork, Cloyne and Ross 2016 centenary programme “Remembering 1916′.  The photos were taken at a reception beforehand at The Palace in Cork and at the Aula Maxima in UCC:

Posted in Centenary, Contemporary Issues, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, History, Ireland

Professor Diarmaid Ferriter to Deliver Lecture in Cork as Part of the Cork Church of Ireland 1916 Programme

Professor Diarmaid Ferriter, Professor of Modern Irish History at University College Dublin, will deliver a lecture – 1916: New Perspectives; Old Rows – tomorrow evening, Friday, 22nd January, 2016 at 7.30 p.m. in the first event organised by the Church … Continue reading

Posted in Centenary, Church in Society, Church of Ireland, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Ireland

A Surprise at Carrigaline Church of Ireland National School when Óglaigh na hÉireann Delivered the National Flag as part of the 1916 Centenary

There was a lovely surprise for one of the pupils  at St Mary’s (Church of Ireland) National School in Carrigaline in County Cork when the whole school assembled on 8th January to receive their gift from the State of the … Continue reading

Posted in Centenary, Ireland, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese

Announcement of 1916 Centenary Commemorations in the Church of Ireland in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

A public lecture on Friday, 22nd January – 1916: New Perspectives; Old Rows – by Professor Diarmaid Ferriter, Professor of Modern Irish History at University College, Dublin, will be the first of a series of events planned by the Church of … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Centenary, Church in Society, Contemporary Issues, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Ireland