Category Archives: People from Cork

The Spanish Flu and the First World War Remembered in West Cork Church of Ireland Parish

On Sunday, 7th October, the centenaries of both the second wave of the  ‘Spanish’ Flu and the approach of the end of the First World War were remembered in a remote and fairly neglected graveyard on a hillside, at Maulinward … Continue reading

Posted in Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Contemporary Issues, Decade of Centenaries, Memorial Service, People from Cork, Remembrance

Elections and AGM at Incorporated Church of Ireland Cork Young Men’s Association – Garryduff Sports Centre

Garryduff Sports Centre is well-known throughout Cork as a hive of activity and community life.  A Cork home for hockey, badminton, tennis, bowls (indoor and outdoor), pitch and putt, as well as the clubhouse and children’s sports camps, the Club … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Church of Ireland Hockey Club, Community Involvement, Garryduff Sports Centre, ICICYMA, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Sport

Bishop Colton Dedicates and Opens Three Extensions to Ballymoney National School, County Cork

On Friday, 7th September, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, travelled to Ballymoney National School near Ballineen, County Cork to dedicate and open not one, not two, but three extensions to the school.  He told the community ‘Every time … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Education, Official Opening, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese

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

Summer SING! at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Summer SING! is a week-long children’s singing festival which encourages children to experience singing in Cork City. Some 200 children and 100 professional and volunteer staff, aged from 3 to 14 years, gather together and they sing in venues across … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Children's Work, Church Music, Cork, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, People from Cork, Summer, Youth Work

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

Church of Ireland Parish to the fore in Dunmanway Tourism Launch

Hot on the heels of the opening of the innovative Sam Maguire Community Bells which were installed in St. Mary’s Church in Dunmanway in 2017 to remember Dunmanway’s most famous son (Sam Maguire), on Wednesday, 20th June, the official launch … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Centenaries in Ireland, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Diocese, Ecumenism, Five Marks of Mission, GAA, Launch, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Voluntary Work