Category Archives: Parish News

Second round of Confirmations in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Since Easter 2022 there have been seven more confirmations in Cork, Cloyne and Ross. As part of a week-long series of pastoral visits to mid-West Cork, Bishop Paul Colton visited Kinneigh Union and Fanlobbus Union on Sunday, 24th April for … Continue reading

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A Service of Pet Blessing in Cloyne Union

The Very Rev. Susan Green, Dean of Cloyne, writes: A service of pet blessing was held on Sunday, 29th May in Cloyne Cathedral. It was a fabulous, warm and sunny day and there was a collection of dogs, a few cats, … Continue reading

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St Mary’s Tractor Run Fundraiser in Dunmanway

The Rev. Cliff Jeffers writes: Over 100 vintage cars and tractors gathered at Cox’s Hall in Dunmanway for the annual St Mary’s Tractor Run. This event is one of the highlights of the year, with parishioners and people from the … Continue reading

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Rector of Kilgariffe Union receives Community Award

On Tuesday, 17th May 2022, the Mayor of Clonakilty Mr Anthony McDermott and the members of the Clonakilty Mayoral Council presented the Rev. Kingsley Sutton with a community award for his outstanding community spirit in his many video productions over … Continue reading

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Handel’s Messiah opens 800th anniversary celebrations in Youghal

The 800th anniversary of St Mary’s Collegiate Church in Youghal is being marked this year with services, concerts, art works and talks. The celebrations started with a performance of G.F. Handel’s Messiah in St Mary’s, by the East Cork Choral … Continue reading

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