Category Archives: Schools in the Diocese

Service to Commemorate the Centenary of the End of the First World War held in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork was full on Sunday afternoon, 11th November, for a Service to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War.  The citizens of Cork were led by the Deputy Lord Mayor of Cork, … Continue reading

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Names of All 4200 Cork Casualties of WWI will be on Public View in One Place for the first time in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral on 11th November

There is no one memorial in Cork to the c. 4,200 casualties from Cork City and County.  ‘There should be’ says Bishop Paul Colton, the Church of Ireland Bishop, ‘but there isn’t.’ On Sunday afternoon, 11th November, however, all the … Continue reading

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‘Olive Trees’ at centre of First World War Centenary Assemblies in Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Following up on an idea given to him by Eunice Jeffers, in Dunmanway, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, decided to present each school in the Diocese with an olive tree – a symbol of peace and reconciliation.  These … Continue reading

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Music for Centenary of End of First World War at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Sunday, 11th November, the centenary of Armistice Day 1918, marking the end of the First World War, the first sounds will be of a bell and silence.  On each of the four minutes leading up to the eleventh hour … Continue reading

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New Partnership between Midleton College, County Cork and the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross is Inaugurated

A new stage in the long history of connections between Midleton College (founded in 1696) and the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, has been inaugurated with the arrival of the Reverend Andrew Orr to serve as Chaplain to … Continue reading

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Grandparents Day in Positive Ageing Week in St Mary’s National School, Carrigaline

St Mary’s Church of Ireland National School, Carrigaline, County Cork held a special ‘Grandparent’s Day’ during Positive Ageing Week recently. The children were asked to invite their Grandparents into the school for refreshments and to visit their classrooms. Those whose … Continue reading

Posted in Care of the Older Person, Positive Ageing Week, Schools in the Diocese

Bishop Colton Visits Ashton School, Cork to Mark Start of Academic Year

On Wednesday, 26th September, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, visited Ashton School Cork to speak at assembly.  Beforehand the Bishop spent time in the staff room chatting with teachers. After assembly, Bishop Colton spent time with the students … Continue reading

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