Category Archives: People from the Diocese

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

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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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‘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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Memorial Dedicated to Faithful Church Worker in County Cork Church of Ireland Parish

Last Sunday 22nd September, in the Church of Saint Lappan, Little Island, County Cork a memorial to Betty Haynes was dedicated during the Sunday Eucharist. Betty was a much loved member of the parish community who dedicated much of her … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Churches in Cork, Memorial Gifts, People from the Diocese

Busy Summer Months in Cork, Cloyne and Ross ~ a Season in Photos

In Ireland’s most southerly Church of Ireland Diocese,  Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the summer holiday months of June, July and August, are one of the busiest times of the year.  ‘Summer only’ churches in holiday villages open up.  Tourists drop … Continue reading

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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

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