Category Archives: People from the Diocese

Retirement of Four Primary School Principals in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

School term has ended for Primary Schools.  In Cork, Cloyne and Ross, following cumulative service of over 160 years, four primary school principals are retiring:  Sinead Solleveld (South Abbey National School, Youghal),  Harriet Pritchard (Bandonbridge National School), Sharon Hosford (The … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Education, People from the Diocese, Retirements, Schools in the Diocese

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

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

Annual IDAHOT Service at Saint Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork

On Sunday morning last, 12th May, a Service was held in St. Anne’s Church, Shandon in Cork to mark International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia.  This year’s service took its theme from Cork City LGBT Awareness week – ‘Allies for … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Church Services, Churches in Cork, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, People from Cork, People from the Diocese | Tagged

Readers Licensed and new Precentor Installed in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Sunday afternoon, 12th May, two new Diocesan Readers – Lynn McAdam O’Connell and Michael Kenning – having completed the required training, were licensed by the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, during Evensong at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Certificate in Christian Studies, Church Services, Diocese, Lay Ministry, LIcensing, People from the Diocese, Readers

Retirement of Faithful Cork Charity Worker

Miss Barbara Veitch, who has served until recently as grants administrator of the St Stephen’s Protestant Orphan Society in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross was entertained to lunch on Tuesday 7th May to mark her retirement.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Charities in the Diocese, Charity Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Five Marks of Mission, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, People in Need