Category Archives: Official Opening

‘Sam Maguire’ has a Perpetual Home in Cork

As we look forward to tomorrow’s All-Ireland Football final between Mayo and Dublin we wonder who will lift high The Sam Maguire Cup.  It’s worth remembering that Sam Maguire himself was a Cork man.  This is the 90th anniversary year … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Bells, Bishops of Cork, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, GAA, History, Official Opening, Special Events, Sport

Bishop Paul Colton’s Address at the Official Opening of ‘The Sam Maguire Community Bells’

Address given by The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton,  Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross at the Official Opening of  The Sam Maguire Community Bells in St Mary’s Church, Dunmanway, County Cork, on Saturday, 9th September, 2017 Sam Maguire died … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Official Opening, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Sermons

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

New Labyrinth Opened and Dedicated in the Churchyard of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Monday evening, 19th October the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, dedicated a labyrinth which has been constructed in the grounds of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork. The Dean of Cork, the Very Reverend Nigel Dunne, whose idea it was … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Cathedral, Labyrinth, Official Opening, Spirituality

Bishop Colton Opens New Extension to Bandonbridge National School

On Thursday, 25th June the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, performed the official opening of yet another extension to Bandonbridge National School, Bandon, Cork.  This is the second such development to be dedicated by the Bishop and to be opened … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Work, Church in Society, Education, Official Opening, Schools in the Diocese