Category Archives: Special Events

Annual IDAHOT Day Service in St Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork

The annual IDAHOT Service took place in St Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork on Sunday, 21st May.  The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) is on 17th May, and the Service in Shandon is on a Sunday near that date … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Community Involvement, Cork, LGBT, Special Events

Young Adults from Fermoy Church of Ireland Parish Respond to Appeal to Ring Bells in Solidarity with Refugees and Migrants

The younger adults  attending Christ Church Fermoy on Sunday, 19th March, were called upon to fulfil a surprising task – they rang the Church bell in response to the ‘Joy Bells’ initiative started in Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford.  Fermoy Parish was delighted to … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Parish News, Special Events

‘Murder Mystery’ in Church of Ireland Parish in Douglas, Cork

A ‘murder’ took place on 22nd and 23rd of October in the Canon Packham Hall in Saint Luke’s Parish, Douglas County Cork. Over the two nights about 250 people witnessed the incident.  It was the brainwave of Douglas Curate, the … Continue reading

Posted in Diocese, Fund-Raising, Parish News, Special Events

All Age Sports Service in St Mary’s Church, Carrigaline, Co. Cork

Carrigaline Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork held an All Age Sports Service in St Mary’s Church on 23rd October. This Service was the initiative of parishioners Simon and Michelle Woodworth and was led by Richard Dring, Diocesan … Continue reading

Posted in Church Services, Diocese, Parish News, Special 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

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

Cork Service of Peace and Reconciliation to Commemorate the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme

A Service of Peace and Reconciliation will be held in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork at 6.30 p.m. on Friday, 1st July, 2016 to commemorate the centenary of the first day of the Battle of the Somme.  It will be attended … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Cathedral, Centenary, Church Services, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Ecumenism, People from Cork, Special Events

Bishop Paul Colton sets out challenges and questions in 2016 Diocesan Synod Address

The Diocesan Synod of the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross met in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Douglas, Cork on Saturday, 11th June 2016.  The Eucharist of the Feast of Saint Barnabas was celebrated by members beforehand in the nearby … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Charting A Future With Confidence, Church in Society, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Diocesan Synod, Diocese, Special Events, World Aid and Development, Youth Work