Category Archives: Parish News

10th Annual Sheep’s Head Hike in Cork, Cloyne and Ross for Christian Aid

The first weekend in September signifies a lot, the All-Ireland final, the kids are back at school, Electric Picnic and the start of Autumn. But for one part of the world, just off the west coast of Ireland in County … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Christian Aid, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Five Marks of Mission, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Voluntary Work, World Aid and Development

Holiday Club in Blarney Church of Ireland Parish

Another parish in the Diocese which hosted a holiday club during this past summer was the Church of the Resurrection, Blarney in the Parish of Carrigrohane Union. The local secondary school  – Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál – was the venue … Continue reading

Posted in Parish News, Summer, Voluntary Work, Youth Work

County Cork Church of Ireland Parish On RTE Nationwide on Monday 3rd September

Dunmanway, the hometown of Sam Maguire, together with the Sam Maguire Bells project based at Saint Mary’s Church of Ireland Church in the town, will feature on RTE’s Nationwide program this evening at 7pm. The programme will look at the … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Bells, Centenaries in Ireland, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, GAA, Parish News, RTE Broadcast

An Taoiseach Launches Dunmanway Promotional Video Spearheaded by Local Church of Ireland Parish

A promotional video officially launched by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on Friday 20th July, has already been viewed more than 100,000 times.  The new Dunmanway Tourism Promotional video, which is designed to showcase the highlights of the West Cork town. … Continue reading

Posted in Centenaries in Ireland, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Decade of Centenaries, GAA, Official Opening, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Taoiseach

Group from Dunmanway attend Sam Maguire Summer School in Croke Park

At the end of June a group from Dunmanway, including the Church of Ireland rector, the Reverend Cliff Jeffers, made the journey to Croke Park in Dublin to attend the Sam Maguire Summer School. Sam Maguire was a parishioner of … Continue reading

Posted in Centenaries in Ireland, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Decade of Centenaries, GAA, Parish News

Eco Approach to Rural Churchyard in West Cork

Some graveyards are beautifully manicured with neatly cut grass while others have a more natural, even wild appearance. Myross churchyard, at Union Hall in West Cork, falls into the latter category. As a result, it is home to a rich … Continue reading

Posted in Churchyard, Eco Congregation, Five Marks of Mission, Good ideas, Parish News, People from the Diocese

Appointment of Priest-in-Charge of Youghal Union of Parishes and Part-time Chaplain to Midleton College, County Cork

The appointment is announced of the Ven. Andrew Orr (who is currently Rector of the Tullow Group of Parishes in the United Dioceses of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory, and Archdeacon of Ossory and Leighlin) to serve half-time as priest-in-charge of … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Appointments, Eco Congregation, Environment, Environmental Issues, Midleton College, Parish News