Category Archives: Special Events

Cork, Cloyne and Ross Group Visit Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland

A group of clergy and lay people from the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross have recently returned from Finland where, as guests of the Bishop and Diocese of Borgå (Porvoo), they undertook an extensive programme of encounter, dialogue … Continue reading

Posted in Ambassador's Visit, Cathedral, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Church Music, Community Involvement, Confirmation, Contemporary Issues, Continuing Ministerial Education, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Diocesan Secretary, Diocese, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland, International Church Relations, People from the Diocese, Porvoo Communion, Reformation, Special Events, Youth Work

Cork, Cloyne and Ross 500th Anniversary Commemorations of Reformation Broadcast on RTE TV

On Sunday afternoon, 22nd October, people gathered from parishes, schools and chaplaincies from all around the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross to take part in a special Diocesan Service to commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the beginning of the … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Cathedral, Church Music, Church of Ireland, Church Services, Cork, Diocese, Ecumenism, Festivals, Liturgy, Organist, People from the Diocese, Reformation, Special Events

Two Significant Events on Founder’s Day at Midleton College, County Cork

Midleton College, a Church of Ireland second level school in Cork, Cloyne and Ross, was founded on 23rd October 1696.  On Founder’s Day this year, 23rd October, two significant events took place in the presence of the Bishop of the … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Midleton College, Schools in the Diocese, Special Events, Sport

Full House in Bandon for the Annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The annual Diocesan Service for Primary Schools, held in St Peter’s Church, Bandon on Thursday, 28th September, was attended by nearly 600 pupils and teachers from the twenty-one primary schools in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. The … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Ministry, Christian Aid, Church Services, Education, Schools in the Diocese, Special Events, World Aid and Development

‘Sam Maguire’ has a Perpetual Home in Cork

As we look forward to tomorrow’s All-Ireland Football final between Mayo and Dublin we wonder who will lift high The Sam Maguire Cup.  It’s worth remembering that Sam Maguire himself was a Cork man.  This is the 90th anniversary year … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Bells, Bishops of Cork, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, GAA, History, Official Opening, Special Events, Sport

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

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