Category Archives: Retirements

Ruth Wolfe Retires after nearly 20 years’ Service in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Ruth Wolfe, who has been part-time secretary to the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, for almost the last 20 years retired on Friday 30th April, which was her last morning ‘in the office’. Ruth has been … Continue reading

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Retirement of Cork Diocesan Reader after 33 Years Service

George Quinn, a Diocesan Reader for the past nearly 33 years in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross has indicated to the Bishop, Dr Paul Colton, his decision to retire from Reader ministry. George was licensed as a … Continue reading

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Retirement of Long-Serving County Cork Church Organist

Late last year – 2020 – Mrs Freda Salter Townshend – organist in the Church of Saint Barrahane, Castletownshend, County Cork for the previous 21 years, retired. From 2004 Freda was also organist in Abbeystrewry Parish Church in Skibbereen. Before … Continue reading

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Retirement of John L Jermyn as Diocesan Registrar of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, has announced the retirement of the Diocesan Registrar of the Diocese, Mr John L. Jermyn. John L. Jermyn was appointed by Bishop Gordon Perdue as a Licensor … Continue reading

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Retirement of Canon Ian Jonas, Rector Carrigrohane, Cork

Canon Ian Jonas, rector of Carrigrohane Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork, has notified the Bishop, Dr Paul Colton, and announced to his parishioners, his intention to retire from stipendiary ministry on 31st July 2o20. Canon Jonas, who … Continue reading

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