Category Archives: West Cork

14th Annual Christian Aid Sheep’s Head Hike

For the 14th year in a row, the Annual Christian Aid Sheep’s Head Hike is to take place next Saturday, 3rd September 2022. Andrew Coleman from Christian Aid Ireland writes: Our annual hike the largest hill hiking event on the … Continue reading

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First Diocesan Further Education and Training Officer and new priest-in-charge for Kilmoe Union

On Sunday, 24th July 2022, the Rev. Terry Mitchell was instituted as priest-in-charge of Kilmoe Union of Parishes and also as Diocesan Further Education and Training Officer by the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Rev. Dr Paul … Continue reading

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New Dean of Ross installed

On Sunday, 17th July 2022, the Very Rev. Cliff Jeffers was instituted as Incumbent of Ross Union of Parishes and subsequently installed as Dean of Ross by the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Rev. Dr Paul Colton. … Continue reading

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Poignant Week of Centenaries in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Speaking to RTE News last week, the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, said that ‘we need not only to tell, but also to wrestle with every story around the creation of the State during this, the … Continue reading

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West Cork Church chosen by Bishop Paul Colton for his Christmas Message to Schools, Young People and the Young at Heart

Bishop Paul Colton chose the West Cork village of Castletownshend as the setting for his 2021 Christmas Message to schools, young people and the young at heart. On a dismal December day, assisted by Mrs Susan Colton on the camera, … Continue reading

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