Category Archives: Social Events

Special Guest John Creedon Addresses Lent Breakfast in Cork Parish

It was a full house at 9 am, as over 90 men gathered at Bull McCabe’s Bar and Restaurant on Airport Hill two Saturdays ago, on Saturday 10 March, for the annual Lent Men’s Breakfast in the Cork parishes of … Continue reading

Posted in Community Involvement, Cork, Fresh Expressions, Lent, Parish News, Social Events, Special Events

‘Old’ Youth Meet ‘Present’ Youth for Crookhaven300 Reunion in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Sunday, 23rd July former members of the Cork Diocesan youth scene from the early 1980s were hosted at a reunion barbecue at the Altar Rectory, Toormore, Co Cork at which they were joined by current members of the Cork … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, CDYC, Church Services, Diocese, Parish News, People from the Diocese, Social Events, Summer, Youth Work

Busy Summer in Parishes in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Sometimes people have the idea that church activity winds down in July, and more so in August.  This has never been the case in many dioceses and especially in places such as Cork, Cloyne and Ross with its many holiday … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Church Services, Clergy, Community Involvement, Diocese, Parish News, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Sea Sunday, Social Events, Special Events, Summer, Voluntary Work, Youth Work

Harvest Celebration in Ross with a Difference

On Sunday September 4th Ross Union in the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, celebrated Harvest in a different way. Gathering at the Giles’ farm in Derry, Rosscarbery (in glorious sunshine) the Harvest Thanksgiving Service was held … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Harvest Thanksgiving, Parish News, Social Events, Special Events

Charlie Bird’s ‘A Day in May’ Launched in Cork by Bishop Paul Colton

Journalist, writer and broadcaster, Charlie Bird was in Cork on Thursday, 19th May for the launch of his book ‘A Day in May: Real Lives, True Stories.’ Bishop Paul Colton was invited by the organisers, author and publishers to launch … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Book Launch, Books and Publications, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Diocese, People from Cork, Social Events, Special Events

Rugby Pundit and Broadcaster, George Hook, speaks at Lent Men’s Breakfast in Parishes of Douglas and Frankfield

On Saturday 21st  February, rugby pundit and broadcaster George Hook was the guest speaker at the Lent Men’s Breakfast held in Douglas. This event, which was the second of its kind held in the parish, filled Bull McCabes bar on the Airport Road … Continue reading

Posted in Diocese, Lent, Parish News, People from the Diocese, Social Events, Special Events

Carrigrohane Youth Trip 2014

Over 4 days after Easter, 46 young people plus leaders from the Carrigrohane Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork gathered at the Faith Mission Centre in Bandon for their annual trip.  Here is their report: “This year we looked … Continue reading

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