Category Archives: Olympic Games

Olympian and Bishop Join Forces in Cork to Open and Bless Soft Surface Play Area at Their Old Primary School

St. Luke’s National School, Douglas, Cork recently developed a specialised soft surface play area for the children of the school. Two past pupils of the school – John Jermyn, member of the Irish Olympic Hockey team, and our school Patron, Bishop Paul … Continue reading

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Skibbereen Parish ‘in the thick’ of Olympian Rowers’ Return

The silver medalists in the Olympic lightweight double sculls – Gary O’Donovan and Paul O’Donovan – have achieved fame locally, throughout Ireland and worldwide, not only because of their athletic prowess on the international stage, but also because of their forthright, down-to-earth, … Continue reading

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Midleton College Student Teaches Neymar How To Play Golf for Olympic Ad

Agueda Cortilla Mas, from Barcelona in Spain, a past pupil of Midleton College, in the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, is hitting the headlines alongside professional footballer Neymar Jr (Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior) from Brazil ahead of the … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton Congratulates Irish Hockey Olympians

Following the announcement this morning (Monday, 11th July) of the Irish Men’s Hockey Squad to represent Team Ireland at the forthcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, has sent his congratulations and good wishes to each … Continue reading

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