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An Invitation to Two Diocesan Events Online in Cork, Cloyne and Ross on Maundy Thursday, 1st April

An Invitation to the Chrism Eucharist at Noon Bishop Paul Colton has published an invitation to everyone to join him online again this year for the annual Diocesan Chrism Eucharist on Maundy Thursday, 1st April at 12 noon during which … Continue reading

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Retirement of Long-Serving County Cork Church Organist

Late last year – 2020 – Mrs Freda Salter Townshend – organist in the Church of Saint Barrahane, Castletownshend, County Cork for the previous 21 years, retired. From 2004 Freda was also organist in Abbeystrewry Parish Church in Skibbereen. Before … Continue reading

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50 years Service by Mrs Ivy Dennis on Select Vestry of County Cork Parish

During the General Vestry meeting (annual general meeting of parishioners), held recently for Moviddy Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork, the Priest-in-Charge, the Reverend David Bowles, acknowledged the outstanding contribution of one parishioner – Mrs Ivy Dennis – … Continue reading

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Cork, Cloyne and Ross Gets Ready for Cork Volunteer Week 2020

Cork Volunteer Week 2020 is taking place from 18th to 24th May, organised by the Cork Volunteer Centre. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the work of volunteers and their importance to countless people has come to the fore.¬† In Cork there … Continue reading

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What’s On and What’s Not On in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Bishop Paul Colton has put together this list of things (and links to them) that are on and that are not on in Cork, Cloyne and Ross at the moment: Bishop Colton says – for a word of solidarity and … Continue reading

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