Category Archives: People from the Diocese

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

Funeral in Cork of Long Serving Church of Ireland Diocesan Lay Reader

A Requiem Eucharist and Thanksgiving for the life of Herbert Calvert was held yesterday, 9th November 2016, in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork.  Herbert, who died in the care of Saint Luke’s Home, Cork on Wednesday, 2nd November, served the … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Diocesan Readers, Diocese, Lay Ministry, People from 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

Posted in Christian Aid, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, People from Cork, People from the Diocese

Skibbereen Parish ‘in the thick’ of Olympian Rowers’ Return

The silver medalists in the Olympic lightweight double sculls – Gary O’Donovan and Paul O’Donovan – have achieved fame locally, throughout Ireland and worldwide, not only because of their athletic prowess on the international stage, but also because of their forthright, down-to-earth, … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Diocese, Ireland, Olympic Games, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Voluntary Work

Back to School ~ with 10 Grandchildren in Cork Parish for Granny Gash

It’s back to school season in schools around the country.  In the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross there are 20 primary schools and 3 second level schools. For one granny – Elsie Gash from Nohoval Parish – … Continue reading

Posted in Cork, Diocese, Education, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese

Doctorate Conferred on Cork Hospital Chaplain

The Reverend Canon Dr Daniel Nuzum, who is whole-time chaplain at Cork University Hospital, Marymount Hospice and the Bon Secours Hospital in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, successfully defended his doctoral thesis at University College Cork earlier … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Clergy, Continuing Ministerial Education, Cork, Diocese, Education, Healthcare Ministry, Pastoral, People from the Diocese