Category Archives: People from Cork

Graham Norton returns to Bandon Grammar School in Cork, Cloyne and Ross to launch a history of the School

On Monday, 25th November, Graham Norton, the internationally famous television and radio presenter, comedian, actor, author, and commentator,  returned to his old school, Bandon Grammar School, County Cork.  He was there to launch a new book Bandon Grammar School – … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Book Launch, Books and Publications, Cork, Diocese, Education, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese

Speech of Thanks to Graham Norton at Bandon Grammar School by Bishop Paul Colton

Following the launch by Graham Norton of ‘Bandon Grammar School: a History written by school principal,, Ian Coombes, at the invitation of the school and on behalf of everyone the speech of thanks to Graham Norton was given by the … Continue reading

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St Luke’s Home Celebrates 25 Years in Mahon, Cork

On Thursday 21st November a large gathering of staff, friends and volunteers came to celebrate with the residents, 25 years in Mahon for St Luke’s Home, Cork.   Mr Tony O’Brien, CEO of the Charity gave the opening address.  Bishop … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Care of the Older Person, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Cork, Dementia Care, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Partnership, People from Cork, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home, Saint Luke's Home Education Centre

Tributes to School Chairperson – Mrs Jean Buttimer – from Ballineen, County Cork

In the November issue of the Cork, Cloyne and Ross, being distributed today, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, thanks and pays tribute to the chairpersons of the boards of management of primary schools under his patronage, among them, … Continue reading

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Western Front Association Recognises Work of Bishop of Cork and Dean of Cork for Centenary of First World War

On Wednesday, 2nd October, the Chairman of the Western Front Association, Colin Wagstaff visited Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork to thank the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, and the Dean of Cork, the Very Reverend Nigel Dunne, for the … Continue reading

Posted in Award, Bishop, Cathedral, Centenaries Commemoration and Reconciliation Project, Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Community Involvement, Cork, Cork Centenaries Commemoration and Reconciliation Project, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Local History, Making Connections, People from Cork

‘Peace Banner’ Workshop in Cork, Cloyne and Ross – the Photos!

Here are the photos taken by photographer Jim Coughlan at The Cork, Cloyne and Ross Children’s Ministry Group Peace Banner Workshop on Saturday, 21st September. You can read a full report of the event HERE

Posted in Centenaries Commemoration and Reconciliation Project, Centenaries in Ireland, Children's Ministry, Church Art, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Fresh Expressions, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Photo Montage, Sunday School Society of Ireland

‘Peace Banner’ Workshop in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Cork, Cloyne and Ross Children’s Ministry Group organised a ‘Peace Banner’ Workshop in Northridge House Education Centre at Saint Luke’s Home, Cork on Saturday last 21st September. Each parish and school in the Diocese were asked by the Bishop … Continue reading

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