Category Archives: People from Cork

Cork’s First Christmas Tree Festival

The Church of Ireland Carrigrohane Union of Parishes, which include the three parish churches of St Peter’s, Carrigrohane, The Church of the Resurrection, Blarney and St Senan’s, Inniscarra is hosting what it believes to be the first Christmas Tree Festival … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Community Involvement, Cork, Diocese, Festivals, People from Cork

Olympian and Bishop Join Forces in Cork to Open and Bless Soft Surface Play Area at Their Old Primary School

St. Luke’s National School, Douglas, Cork recently developed a specialised soft surface play area for the children of the school. Two past pupils of the school – John Jermyn, member of the Irish Olympic Hockey team, and our school Patron, Bishop Paul … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Community Involvement, Diocese, Education, Olympic Games, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese

Bishop Paul Colton Delivers Remembrance Sunday Oration at Cork War Memorial

At the invitation of the Cork Branch of the Royal British Legion, the Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, delivered an oration at the Cork War Memorial, South Mall, Cork on Sunday, 13th November.  The occasion was Remembrance … Continue reading

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Consultant Cardiologist Speaks At Cork Celebrations of Saint Luke’s Day

St Luke’s Day was celebrated in St Luke’s Church, Douglas, Cork, with a special school Service. The focus was on Luke who is described in the Bible as a physician. Dr Ronan Curtin, a school parent, and consultant cardiologist at … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Diocese, Education, Parish News, Pastoral, People from Cork, People in Need, Saints Days, Schools in the Diocese

Zambia Mission Team from Cork, Cloyne and Ross

From the moment the plane touched down on Zambian soil last July, a CMSI META team were on the move and for two weeks hardly stopped!  The visit  was part of the Church Mission Society Ireland (CMSI) Mission Experience Teams … Continue reading

Posted in Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, International Church Relations, Lay Ministry, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, People in Need, Voluntary Work, World Aid and Development

Hikers Walk to Sheep’s Head for Christian Aid

This year’s weather forecast prior to the Christian Aid Sheep’s Head Hike 2016, on Saturday, 3rd September last, was not encouraging to both organisers and those who planned to take part. Heavy rain, winds, even thunder was forecasted and throughout … Continue reading

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Lord Mayor of Cork makes annual courtesy call to the Bishop of Cork

On Friday, 9th September, the Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, and Mrs Susan Colton received the Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Des Cahill, to afternoon tea at The Palace.  The Lord Mayor was accompanied by Ms … Continue reading

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