Category Archives: Schools in the Diocese

New Gym for Bandon Grammar School

The Gym in the Sports Complex at Bandon Grammar School, County Cork is undergoing a makeover this summer in readiness for the return of its eager students. The grounds staff, led by Rugby Coaching Coordinator Mr Murphy and administrator Mr … Continue reading

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County Cork Church of Ireland School Creates Massive Mural out of Plastic Bottle Tops to Conquer Lockdown Isolation

A small, rural two-teacher Church of Ireland National School in Ballineen in West Cork with twenty-nine pupils decided to find a creative and artistic way to overcome one big obstacle caused by Covid-19 restrictions: not allowing the pandemic to break … Continue reading

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Bandon Grammar School Initiative Rallies Young and Old to Knit though the recent ‘Lockdown’ for Good Causes

It may be true to say that this pandemic has had the most impact on the lives of the young and older people who live in care homes. As a way of connecting the young with some of those older people, … Continue reading

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Sixth Year Students and Chaplains from 3 Cork Schools Narrate the Story of Holy Week: the Passion Gospel

Sixth Year Students from Ashton School Cork, Bandon Grammar School and Midleton College have joined forces to narrate, together with their respective school chaplains, the Passion Gospel which tells of the last days in the life of Jesus: his suffering, … Continue reading

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Praise and Thanks from Bishop Paul Colton for Frontline Workers in Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

As schools come to the end of a challenging and demanding academic term before Christmas, and as 2020 heads towards its close, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, has singled the education work of the Diocese … Continue reading

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