Category Archives: Social Events

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

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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

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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

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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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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

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