Category Archives: Schools in the Diocese

Pupils of St Mary’s NS Carrigaline donate to Cork Penny Dinners for St Valentine’s Day

For the eighth year in a row, the pupils of St Mary’s National School, Carrigaline, have collected items to be delivered to Cork Penny Dinners on St Valentine’s Day. Canon Elaine Murray, Rector of Carrigaline Union, writes: Cork Penny Dinners … Continue reading

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Outdoor Carol Service at St Luke’s, Douglas

The Rector of Douglas Union with Frankfield, the Ven. Adrian Wilkinson, writes: Not to be deterred by the very necessary health restrictions which forbid congregational singing in church buildings, the parishioners of Douglas Union with Frankfield moved outside for their … Continue reading

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West Cork Church chosen by Bishop Paul Colton for his Christmas Message to Schools, Young People and the Young at Heart

Bishop Paul Colton chose the West Cork village of Castletownshend as the setting for his 2021 Christmas Message to schools, young people and the young at heart. On a dismal December day, assisted by Mrs Susan Colton on the camera, … Continue reading

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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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