Category Archives: Schools in the Diocese

Ashton School, Cork welcomes ‘The Young Offenders’ Past-Pupil Director

Peter Foott, past-pupil of Ashton School, Cork, award-winning director, producer and screenwriter, including of ‘The Young Offenders’ fame, was the guest of honour and speaker at his old school at prize day on Friday last, 13th October.  Ashton School is … Continue reading

Posted in Ashton School, Education, Schools in the Diocese

News Feature 3 Times in One Day for Cork new Diocesan Church Music Scheme

The new Diocesan Church Music Scheme in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross made the national news on RTE radio and television three times in one day on Friday, 6th October. The Scheme, which was launched the night … Continue reading

Posted in Church Music, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Diocese, Education, In the News, Schools in the Diocese

Innovative Music Scheme Launched in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Thursday, 5th October nearly 200 people of all ages and interests, attended the launch in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, of a new Diocesan Church Music Scheme.  The scheme was the brainchild of the Music Department of the Cathedral … Continue reading

Posted in Ashton School, Bishop, Cathedral, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Church Music, Diocese, Education, Lay Ministry, Organist, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese, Youth Work | Tagged

Full House in Bandon for the Annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools, held in St Peter’s Church, Bandon on Thursday, 28th September, was attended by nearly 600 pupils and teachers from the twenty-one primary schools in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. The … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Ministry, Christian Aid, Church Services, Education, Schools in the Diocese, Special Events, World Aid and Development

Bishop Colton Marks Start of School Year with School Greetings and Visit to Ashton School Cork

The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, marked the start of the new academic year with a message of greeting sent to all schools in the Diocese, and a personal visit to take assembly … Continue reading

Posted in Academic Work, Ashton School, Bishop, Church in Society, Education, Schools in the Diocese

Cork Teachers Complete Church of Ireland Religious Education Certificate

In recent weeks, 10 teachers from primary schools in the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork have completed the Religious Education Certificate Course (Follow Me).  This course is offered by the General Synod Board of Education and was coordinated and … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Northridge House Education and Research Centre, Religious Education, Schools in the Diocese

Research shows Primary School Pupils in Cork, Cloyne and Ross have Very Positive Attitude to Christianity

Research conducted recently among senior primary schools pupils in the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross demonstrates that the children have an overall very positive attitude towards Christianity, higher than in many other contexts where the same research … Continue reading

Posted in Academic Work, Church of Ireland, Diocese, Education, Research, Schools in the Diocese