Category Archives: Parish News

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

Appointment of New Church of Ireland Dean of Cloyne, County Cork

The appointment of Canon Susan Green as Incumbent of the Cloyne Union of Parishes, in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, is announced.¬†Canon Green is currently the Church of Ireland Chaplain at Kilkenny College. The Bishop of Cork, … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Appointments, Cathedral, Dean of Cloyne, Parish News

Workshop on Recycling in Carrigaline Church of Ireland Eco-Congregation

Carrigaline Union of parishes in the Diocese of Cork is an Eco Congregation and following on from this understanding of living lightly on the earth, the parishioners were delighted, on Monday 28th May, to host a Workshop on Recycling. Dan … Continue reading

Posted in Eco Congregation, Environmental Issues, Parish News

150th Anniversary of Holy Trinity Church, Crosshaven ~ Templebreedy

On the afternoon of Trinity Sunday, 27th May, Templebreedy Church – Holy Trinity Church, Crosshaven – was full for the celebration of the sesquicentenary (150 years) of the consecration of the Church.¬† The church building was designed by William Burges, … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Bishop, church buildings, Church Services, Heritage, History, Parish News, Sesquicentenary

Pentecost with an International Flavour in St John the Baptist, Midleton, County Cork

The Feast of Pentecost was given an international flavour when celebrated recently in St John the Baptist Church, Midleton, County Cork. People from twelve different countries in the Parish prayed the Lord’s Prayer in their own language as part of … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Parish News, Pentecost, People from the Diocese