Category Archives: Parish News

Zambian ordinand on visit to the Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Carrigrohane Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork has been playing host to Geoffrey Banda, a second year ordinand from the Anglican Church in Zambia. Geoffrey’s visit was facilitated by Church Mission Society Ireland (CMSI) and particularly Mission Partners, … Continue reading

Posted in Anglicanism, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Making Connections, Parish News

Popular Live Crib in Carrigaline Parish sets the Scene for Christmas in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Live Crib ‘Road to Bethlehem’ which took place in St Mary’s Churchyard in Carrigaline, Co. Cork on 9th and 10th December was one of the many events in parishes around the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross which set … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Christmas, Church Music, Diocese, Live Crib, Parish News, Special Events

Organ Dedicated at St Mary’s Church, Marmullane, Passage West, Co Cork

On Sunday 26 November 2017, at Evensong in St Mary’s Church, Marmullane (Passage West, Co Cork) the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, was in the parish to bless the recently installed organ. The service on Sunday was the culmination … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church Music, Church Services, Dedication, Organ, Organist, Parish News

Two Cork Parishes in Dramatic Enterprise

On the 9th, 10th and 11th November Douglas Union of Parishes with Frankfield, together with Carrigaline Union held Theatre Supper Evenings.  They put on two hilarious plays, ‘A Fishy Business’ by Margaret Wood and ‘Gosforth’s Fete’ by Alan Ayckbourne.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Community Involvement, Drama, Parish News, Partnership, People from the Diocese, Theatre

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