Category Archives: People from the Diocese

The Bells at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral

This week the diocesan video series “People and Places” takes us high up into the bell tower of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork. Steeple keeper Marcus Calvert gives a tour of places which are usually under lock and key.  Watch … Continue reading

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“People and Places” St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal

The interactive experience and audio tour at St Mary’s Collegiate Church in Youghal, Co. Cork has attracted many visitors since its installation in May 2021. In this week’s episode of “People and Places” Canon Andrew Orr offers us a taste … Continue reading

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World Refugee Day in Carrigaline Parish, County Cork

Carrigaline Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork has recently begun the process to become a Church of Sanctuary (within the Places of Sanctuary movement). On Sunday 20th June, World Refugee Day, the parish welcomed Fiona Finn, the CEO … Continue reading

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New Media and IT Officer appointed in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton is delighted to announce the appointment of Denise Brueckl to the post of Diocesan Media and Information Technology Officer. Announcing the appointment, Bishop Colton said: This is a new post … Continue reading

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Two New Readers Licensed in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Tuesday, 8th June, the eve of the feast of Saint Columba, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, licensed two new readers – Alan Clohessy and Dr Kieran Hogan – to the Office … Continue reading

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