Category Archives: People from Cork

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

Cork Church of Ireland School Wins National Dairy Council Competition

Last month, on Friday 27th April, St. Luke’s National School, O’Mahoney’s Avenue in Cork was announced as the winner of the National Dairy Council’s competition to create a jingle for Moocrew’s future advertisement campaign. Ms. Goggin and the children in … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Work, Competition Winners, Cork, Education, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese

Choir of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork Visits St Davids Cathedral, Wales

Easter is always a busy time for cathedral musicians and this year was no exception with choral services on every day of the Triduum and Festival Eucharist and Evensong on Easter Sunday itself. There was also a liturgical performance of … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Children's Work, Church Music, Diocese, Making Connections, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Youth Work

Cork Three Faiths Forum hosts Earth Day Celebration

For the second year in a row, the Cork Three Faiths Forum organised an Earth Day Celebration right in the centre of Cork City. The theme for Earth Day this year was ‘End Plastic Pollution’ and the Forum were delighted … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Contemporary Issues, Cork Three Faiths Forum, Diocese, Eco Congregation, Interfaith Dialogue, Making Connections, 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