Category Archives: Parish News

Church of Ireland Parishioner in County Cork is First in Ireland to send Dairy Herd to Retirement in Sanctuary in England

Jill Smith, a parishioner in the Carrigaline Union of Parishes in the Church of Ireland in Cork, decided that, after years of service and providing an income, her working dairy herd of 70 cows, who have all bonded over the … Continue reading

Posted in Contemporary Issues, Cork, Eco Congregation, Parish News, People from Cork

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

Archbishop of Armagh joins Bishop of Cork in Crookhaven 300 Celebrations

During the week beginning Sunday, 30th July 2017 and concluding the following Sunday, 6th August, the Parish of Kilmoe Union and the little village of Crookhaven, Co. Cork (the most southerly village on the Irish mainland), where the rector is … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Diocese, Parish News

Children’s Holiday Club in Carrigaline and Templebreedy Parishes, Cork

A joint holiday club was organised by the Carrigaline Union and Templebreedy Group of parishes in the Diocese of Cork once again this year.  This year it was called: ‘Champions!’. 50 children and 20 teen leaders (along with the adult … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Parish News, Summer, Youth Work

300th Anniversary of the Building of the Church of Saint Brendan, Crookhaven, Co. Cork

Sunday, 23rd July marked the beginning of a week of celebrations in Kilmoe Union of Parishes to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the building and consecration of the beautiful little coastal Church of St Brendan in Crookhaven, County Cork.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Bishop, Church Services, Diocese, Parish News, Sermons

‘Old’ Youth Meet ‘Present’ Youth for Crookhaven300 Reunion in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Sunday, 23rd July former members of the Cork Diocesan youth scene from the early 1980s were hosted at a reunion barbecue at the Altar Rectory, Toormore, Co Cork at which they were joined by current members of the Cork … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, CDYC, Church Services, Diocese, Parish News, People from the Diocese, Social Events, Summer, Youth Work

Busy Summer in Parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Sometimes people have the idea that church activity winds down in July, and more so in August.  This has never been the case in many dioceses and especially in places such as Cork, Cloyne and Ross with its many holiday … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Church Services, Clergy, Community Involvement, Diocese, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Sea Sunday, Social Events, Special Events, Summer, Voluntary Work, Youth Work