Category Archives: Voluntary Work

Bishop Paul Colton stands down from national education bodies of the Church of Ireland

The Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton recently stood down as a member of the Church of Ireland Board of Education (Republic of Ireland) on which he had served for fifteen years, and as chairperson of the Secondary … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church of Ireland, Education, Voluntary Work

Clonakilty Hosts Annual Youth Workers Weekend in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The annual Cork Diocesan Youth Council (CDYC) leaders’ weekend took place in the Quality Hotel, Clonakilty from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th January. Steve Grasham, newly appointed to the role of Regional Development worker for the Church of Ireland Youth … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Diocese, Lay Ministry, Voluntary Work, Youth Work

Zambia Mission Team from Cork, Cloyne and Ross

From the moment the plane touched down on Zambian soil last July, a CMSI META team were on the move and for two weeks hardly stopped!  The visit  was part of the Church Mission Society Ireland (CMSI) Mission Experience Teams … Continue reading

Posted in Diocese, Five Marks of Mission, International Church Relations, Lay Ministry, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, People in Need, Voluntary Work, World Aid and Development

Skibbereen Parish ‘in the thick’ of Olympian Rowers’ Return

The silver medalists in the Olympic lightweight double sculls – Gary O’Donovan and Paul O’Donovan – have achieved fame locally, throughout Ireland and worldwide, not only because of their athletic prowess on the international stage, but also because of their forthright, down-to-earth, … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Diocese, Ireland, Olympic Games, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Voluntary Work

LÉ Róisín Brings 200 ‘Comfort Teddies’ Knitted by Cork Mothers’ Union on its Humanitarian Mission to the Mediterranean

The Irish Naval ship, LÉ Róisín, has left the Irish Naval Base at Haulbowline in Cork Harbour and is heading to the Mediterranean on a three-month humanitarian mission to aid migrants fleeing Syria, as well as other Middle Eastern and African countries.  This … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Diocese, Mothers' Union, Pastoral, People in Need, Refugee Crisis, Voluntary Work

Cork, Cloyne and Ross ~ Annual Weekend Away for Youth Leaders

Last weekend, 5th-7th February, the annual weekend away for youth leaders in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross took place in the Blarney Golf Resort. Attended by leaders from all over the Diocese and visitors from other Dioceses, … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Diocese, Voluntary Work, Youth Work

Carrigaline Parish Honours Service of Hazel Kelleher on School Board of Management

On Sunday 27th December, at a United Service in St Mary’s Church, Carrigaline, Hazel Kelleher was thanked by the Carrigaline Union of Parishes for her 19 years on the Board of Management of St Mary’s School, most of those as … Continue reading

Posted in Diocese, Education, Lay Ministry, Parish News, Voluntary Work