Category Archives: Sport

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

‘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

Bishop Paul and Mrs Susan Colton were Guests at New Páirc Uí Chaoimh for All-Ireland Hurling Quarter-Final

On Saturday, 22nd July, an auspicious and historic day for Cumann Lúthchleas Gael (the Gaelic Athletic Association), Bishop Paul and Mrs Susan Colton were the guests of the Cork County Board at the Quarter-Final of the All-Ireland Hurling qualifier between Clare and … Continue reading

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Bishop Paul Colton Congratulates Irish Hockey Olympians

Following the announcement this morning (Monday, 11th July) of the Irish Men’s Hockey Squad to represent Team Ireland at the forthcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, has sent his congratulations and good wishes to each … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Olympic Games, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Sport