Category Archives: News Release

‘Sam Maguire Community Bells’ in Dunmanway Ring Out their Message of Hope and Reconciliation

The ‘Sam Maguire Community Bells’ in Dunmanway, County Cork rang out their message of hope and reconciliation for the first time at a special celebration of thanksgiving on Saturday, 9th September.  The bells project, the visionary idea of the local … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Bells, Bishop, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, News Release, People from Cork, People from the Diocese

County Mayor, Two Bishops of Cork and President of GAA to Join Dunmanway Community for Opening of Sam Maguire Community Bells Project

On Saturday next, at 9th September in the St Mary’s Church of Ireland Church, Dunmanway, County Cork the completion of a unique community project will be celebrated in the presence the Mayor of Cork County, the two Bishops of Cork, … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Centenary, Community Involvement, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Heritage, History, News Release, Official Opening, Parish News

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

Joint Christmas Message from Bishop Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, and Bishop John Buckley, Bishop of Cork and Ross.

As Christmas approaches, we pray God’s blessing on the people of Cork for the forthcoming joyful season and the New Year. As in the past few years, this Christmas occurs within an enduring and cruel recession that has reduced many … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Christmas, Church in Society, Cork, Diocese, Ecumenism, News Release | Tagged

Bishop Paul Colton welcomes appointment of new Roman Catholic Bishop of Cloyne

The Right Reverend Paul Colton, Church of Ireland Bishop of Cloyne has issued this statement on this Feast Day of Saint Colman of Cloyne: As Church of Ireland Bishop of Cloyne, I am delighted, on this Feast of Saint Colman, … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Ecumenism, News Release

London-based Priest and Journalist Giles Fraser to Speak at Cork Clergy Conference

Occupy: One Year On. The lessons learnt is the theme chosen by Giles Fraser for his talks at the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Clergy Conference which will take place in Ballylickey, Co Cork starting today (17th October) and lasting … Continue reading

Posted in Church of Ireland, Clergy Conference, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Diocese, News Release

Former Dean of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork elected Archbishop of Armagh

It has been announced today (3rd October 2012)  that the House of Bishops of the Church of Ireland has elected the Most Reverend Dr Richard Clarke as the new Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland. Archbishop Clarke served … Continue reading

Posted in Appointments, Church of Ireland, Cork, News Release