Category Archives: People from Cork

An Invitation to Remember as First Peal is rung on Sam Maguire Community Bells in Dunmanway

The first peal attempt on the recently installed Sam Maguire Community Bells in St Mary’s Church, Dunmanway, County Cork, will take place on Sunday coming, 12th November, beginning at 2.30pm.  It is also Remembrance Sunday. While this peal is being rung, there … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Community Involvement, Justice and Reconciliation, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Reconciliation, Remembrance Sunday

Innovative Music Scheme Launched in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Thursday, 5th October nearly 200 people of all ages and interests, attended the launch in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, of a new Diocesan Church Music Scheme.  The scheme was the brainchild of the Music Department of the Cathedral … Continue reading

Posted in Ashton School, Bishop, Cathedral, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Church Music, Diocese, Education, Lay Ministry, Organist, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese, Youth Work | Tagged

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

‘Sam Maguire Community Bells’ in Dunmanway Ring Out their Message of Hope and Reconciliation

The ‘Sam Maguire Community Bells’ in Dunmanway, County Cork rang out their message of hope and reconciliation for the first time at a special celebration of thanksgiving on Saturday, 9th September.  The bells project, the visionary idea of the local … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Bells, Bishop, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, News Release, People from Cork, People from the Diocese

Bishop Paul Colton’s Address at the Official Opening of ‘The Sam Maguire Community Bells’

Address given by The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton,  Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross at the Official Opening of  The Sam Maguire Community Bells in St Mary’s Church, Dunmanway, County Cork, on Saturday, 9th September, 2017 Sam Maguire died … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Bishops of Cork, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Official Opening, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Sermons

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

Bishop Paul and Mrs Susan Colton were Guests at New Páirc Uí Chaoimh for All-Ireland Hurling Quarter-Final

On Saturday, 22nd July, an auspicious and historic day for Cumann Lúthchleas Gael (the Gaelic Athletic Association), Bishop Paul and Mrs Susan Colton were the guests of the Cork County Board at the Quarter-Final of the All-Ireland Hurling qualifier between Clare and … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Cork, Diocese, GAA, People from Cork, Sport