Category Archives: Refugee Crisis

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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LÉ Róisín Brings 200 ‘Comfort Teddies’ Knitted by Cork Mothers’ Union on its Humanitarian Mission to the Mediterranean

The Irish Naval ship, LÉ Róisín, has left the Irish Naval Base at Haulbowline in Cork Harbour and is heading to the Mediterranean on a three-month humanitarian mission to aid migrants fleeing Syria, as well as other Middle Eastern and African countries.  This … Continue reading

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Church of Ireland Parishes in Cork, Cloyne and Ross begin to Mobilise in Response to Refugee Crisis

A number of Church of Ireland parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross have responded already to the unfolding refugee crisis in Europe, and others are actively making plans to reach out and help. In Kinneigh Union of … Continue reading

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