Category Archives: Schools in the Diocese

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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Cork, Cloyne and Ross Annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools ~ the Photos!

The Annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross was held in Saint Peter’s Church, Bandon on Thursday, 26th September.  A full report is HERE. Photographer Jim Coughlan was on hand to take the photos and here … Continue reading

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Annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The annual  Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Diocesan Service for Primary Schools was held in St Peter’s Church, Bandon on this day last week: Thursday 26th September. There was a great atmosphere in the full church even before the service began … Continue reading

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Special School Assembly to Coincide with School Climate Strike

One way in which a primary school in the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork marked the Climate Strike on recent Fridays was to hold a special assembly to coincide with the events worldwide. The children of St Mary’s Church … Continue reading

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‘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

Posted in Centenaries in Ireland, Children's Ministry, Church Art, Cork Centenaries Commemoration and Reconciliation Project, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, Fresh Expressions, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese

Money raised for vital work on Cobh (Mixed) National School

In recent weeks  Cobh Mixed National School, in Cobh, County Cork, held their annual play in their school hall. Before the event, a cheque for €1200 for the repair and upgrade of the school hall was presented by Tracey Fortune … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Cork, Education, Fund-Raising, Schools in the Diocese

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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