Category Archives: People from Cork

Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choristers take part in Royal School of Church Music Event

Twenty five choristers from Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork,  travelled to Kilkenny on Saturday 15th June to attend an afternoon of singing aimed at choristers across Ireland. The event was organised by the Royal School of Church Music, Ireland Area … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Church Music, Church of Ireland, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Royal School of Church Music

The Death of Valerie French Kilroy ~ Initial Statement by Bishop Paul Colton

Initial Statement by The Right Rev Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in response to the tragic death of Valerie French Kilroy The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork has made the … Continue reading

Posted in People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Statement by the Bishop

Interfaith Blessing of Boats in Passage West, County Cork

The Blessing of the Boats – an interfaith gathering – which took place on Sunday 2nd June in Passage West, County Cork. This marked the opening of the Passage West Maritime Festival. It was followed by a parade, entertainment and … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Church in Society, Five Marks of Mission, Interfaith Dialogue, People from Cork, Sea Sunday

West Cork Church of Ireland Parish to the fore in New Community and GAA Initiative

Dunmanway continues to promote its most famous son Sam Maguire with yet another wonderful project entitled ‘The Sam Maguire Passport’ . It was officially launched on Sunday 26th of May at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin by the President of the … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Church in Society, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Launch, People from Cork, Reconciliation

Three Significant Birthdays Celebrated in Cobh and Glanmire Union of Parishes

On Sunday 19th May, three significant birthdays were celebrated in the Church of St Mary & All Saints’, Glanmire. The well known and much loved trio of Dorothy Kidney, Anne Geary, and Walter Stansfeld recently celebrated their 70th, 80th, & … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Birthdayu, People from Cork

Cork, Cloyne and Ross at General Synod 2019 in Derry

The General Synod of the Church of Ireland was held in Derry from 16th to 18th May.  Bishop, clergy and laity from the other end of the country in Cork, Cloyne and Ross were in attendance.  Here are the photos:

Posted in Bishop, Church of Ireland, Clergy, General Synod, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Photo Montage

‘Allies for Inclusion’ Award for St Anne’s Church Shandon and for Bishop Paul Colton in Cork

The annual LGBTI+ Awareness Week in Cork City was held last week (12th to 18th May).  The week coincides each year with the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biophobia.  Having itself received the Ally Award at the GALAS – Ireland’s … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Five Marks of Mission, Justice and Reconciliation, LGBTI+, People from Cork