Category Archives: Social 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

Posted in CDYC, Church of Ireland, Cork, Diocese, Parish News, People from the Diocese, Social Events, Special Events, Youth Work | Tagged

Ladies’ Lunch and Men’s Breakfast ~ Douglas Parishioners in Cork Get Together

Recently two social events have been held in the parish of Douglas Union with Frankfield. Over ninety women attended a Ladies’ Lunch in the Rochestown Park Hotel on Saturday 22nd March. Everyone enjoyed the meal and conversation. Janet Dillon, the chair … Continue reading

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