Category Archives: People from Cork

Iconic Cork Landmark – Saint Anne’s, Shandon – Plays Key Part in Romantic Marriage Proposal

On Saturday 14th April, the world famous bells of St. Anne’s, Shandon in Cork rang in celebration for the engagement of Ian Johnston and Niamh Murray.  Ian had the very romantic idea of surprising his girlfriend with the words ‘Niamh, will you marry … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Cork, Engagement, People from Cork

Bishop Paul Colton Makes Very Personal Good Friday Visit

The little village of Ballinacurra, on the outskirts of Midleton, County Cork, was Bishop Paul Colton’s first port of call on Good Friday, 30th March.  Ballinacurra was, indeed, once a port.  Until 1962 it was the port for the town … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Chaplaincies, Cork, Good Friday, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Saint Luke's Charity, Saint Luke's Home

Blarney Church of Ireland Hosts ‘Community Table’

On Monday 26th March The Church of The Resurrection in Blarney, Co Cork opened its doors to the community with an invitation to come around for the very first ‘Community Table’ event in the church.  The event was suggested at … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Five Marks of Mission, Fresh Expressions, Making Connections, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese

Photos of the Civic Service and Reception on Saint Patrick’s Day at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Every year the Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton and Mrs Susan Colton, invite nearly 400 representatives of civic and community life in Cork City and County to their home to celebrate St Patrick’s Day following the … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church in Society, Church Services, Community Involvement, Cork, Diocese, Lord Mayor of Cork, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Saint Patrick's Day, Saints Days

Cork Church of Ireland Parish partners GAA and other local groups in new ‘Sam Maguire School Tour’ initiative

Many people know the name of Sam Maguire, but few know the story of the man behind the cup. The Sam Maguire School Tour is a partnership between the Church of Ireland in Dunmanway, Co. Cork, where Sam Maguire was … Continue reading

Posted in Centenaries in Ireland, Children's Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Diocese, Education, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese, Youth Work

A New Church of Ireland Chaplain for UCC ~ The Photos!

As previously reported here, Canon Alan Marley was commissioned as a Chaplain to University College Cork at a Service in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral on Sunday, 28th January.  He was also installed as a canon of the Cathedral. Photographer Jim … Continue reading

Posted in Appointments, Chaplaincies, Commissionings, Diocese, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Photo Montage, University College Cork

West Cork clergyman will sing with choir in Carnegie Hall, New York

The Reverend John Ardis, Rector of Abbeystrewry Union of Parishes, in West Cork, who sings with the West Cork Choral Singers, will travel with the choir  to New York to sing on Monday next, 15th January in Carnegie Hall.  The choir … Continue reading

Posted in Clergy, News Release, People from Cork