Category Archives: Mothers’ Union

Cork Mothers’ Union takes part in Global 16 Days Campaign against Gender-Based Violence

Some facts: One in three women experience some form of domestic abuse; 1 in 2 women murdered in Ireland is killed by a partner or ex; 60% of abuse starts before the age of 25. The 16 Days of Activism … Continue reading

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Cork, Cloyne and Ross Mothers’ Union Virtual Festival Service goes live

Each year in the Spring, Cork, Cloyne and Ross Mothers’ Union members from around Cork City and County meet for a celebratory Festival Service. It is always a special occasion when members enjoy fellowship and meeting up with friends. This … Continue reading

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New President of Mothers’ Union Commissioned in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Ascension Day, 30th May, Hilary Dring, only the sixteenth Diocesan President of Mothers’ Union in Cork in almost 125 years, was commissioned by Bishop Paul Colton. It was a wonderful evening at St. Mary’s Church in Carrigaline when many … Continue reading

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Stormy, Wet Weather in County Cork on Palm Sunday gave Donkeys a Rest this Year

Very stormy, windy, wet weather on the south coast meant that the usual outdoor Palm Sunday processions couldn’t go ahead this year as usual.  In Clonakilty and Carrigaline parishes the much-loved participation of donkeys didn’t happen this year.  In Carrigaline, … Continue reading

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Mothers’ Union in Cork, Cloyne and Ross Plant a Tree to Celebrate 13 Decades of Service

On Saturday, 11 November, the Mothers’ Union in Cork, Cloyne and Ross held the meeting of their   Diocesan Council in Northridge House.  As part of the day they planted a tree in the grounds of St Luke’s Home to commemorate … Continue reading

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