Category Archives: Making Connections

Almost €60k sent from Cork, Cloyne and Ross to set up Farming Cooperatives in Burundi.

Almost €60,000 has been raised by the people of the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross since 2017 in support of a Christian Aid project in Burundi turning maize into flour to generate an income above subsistence … Continue reading

Posted in Burundi, Christian Aid, Church of Ireland Bishops' Appeal, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Fund-Raising, Making Connections, People in Need, Voluntary Work, World Aid and Development

Faith in Action in the Community in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

In common with parishes throughout the Church of Ireland, parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, engaged with the Five Marks of Mission, regularly seek to find ways to put their faith into action in ways big … Continue reading

Posted in Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Christian Aid, Church in Society, Church Music, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Making Connections, Parish News, Patronal Festival, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, People in Need, Vocations, Voluntary Work

Western Front Association Recognises Work of Bishop of Cork and Dean of Cork for Centenary of First World War

On Wednesday, 2nd October, the Chairman of the Western Front Association, Colin Wagstaff visited Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork to thank the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, and the Dean of Cork, the Very Reverend Nigel Dunne, for the … Continue reading

Posted in Award, Bishop, Cathedral, Centenaries Commemoration and Reconciliation Project, Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Community Involvement, Cork, Cork Centenaries Commemoration and Reconciliation Project, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Local History, Making Connections, People from Cork

‘Curry in a Hurry’ from the Mothers’ Union to the National Maritime College of Ireland

The National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) is located in Ringaskiddy, County Cork.  It provides training and education for the Merchant Marine and the non-military needs of the Irish Naval Service. The local Church of Ireland rector, the Revd Elaine Murray, … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Community Involvement, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Making Connections, People from Cork, Students

Cork, Cloyne and Ross hosts visitors from the Diocese of Lichfield

Two visitors from the Diocese of Lichfield – the Reverend Julia Cody and the Reverend Simon Douglas – were guests of the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross from Tuesday 25th September until Friday, 28th September.  They visited on … Continue reading

Posted in Anglicanism, Ashton School, Bandon Grammar School, Centenaries in Ireland, Chaplaincies, Diocese, Making Connections

Choir of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork Visits St Davids Cathedral, Wales

Easter is always a busy time for cathedral musicians and this year was no exception with choral services on every day of the Triduum and Festival Eucharist and Evensong on Easter Sunday itself. There was also a liturgical performance of … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Children's Work, Church Music, Diocese, Making Connections, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Youth Work

Cork Three Faiths Forum hosts Earth Day Celebration

For the second year in a row, the Cork Three Faiths Forum organised an Earth Day Celebration right in the centre of Cork City. The theme for Earth Day this year was ‘End Plastic Pollution’ and the Forum were delighted … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Contemporary Issues, Cork Three Faiths Forum, Diocese, Eco Congregation, Interfaith Dialogue, Making Connections, People from Cork