Category Archives: Youth Work

‘Big Top’ Holiday Theme for Children’s Holiday Club in Carrigaline and Crosshaven Church of Ireland Parishes.

It is children’s holiday club season in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  As in previous years the parish of Carrigaline Union and Templebreedy (Crosshaven) Group of parishes held a joint Holiday Club  The theme this year was … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Holiday Club, Youth Work

Summer SING! at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Summer SING! is a week-long children’s singing festival which encourages children to experience singing in Cork City. Some 200 children and 100 professional and volunteer staff, aged from 3 to 14 years, gather together and they sing in venues across … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Children's Work, Church Music, Cork, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, People from Cork, Summer, Youth Work

Choir of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork Visits St Davids Cathedral, Wales

Easter is always a busy time for cathedral musicians and this year was no exception with choral services on every day of the Triduum and Festival Eucharist and Evensong on Easter Sunday itself. There was also a liturgical performance of … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Children's Work, Church Music, Diocese, Making Connections, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Youth Work

Cork Church of Ireland Parish partners GAA and other local groups in new ‘Sam Maguire School Tour’ initiative

Many people know the name of Sam Maguire, but few know the story of the man behind the cup. The Sam Maguire School Tour is a partnership between the Church of Ireland in Dunmanway, Co. Cork, where Sam Maguire was … Continue reading

Posted in Centenaries in Ireland, Children's Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Diocese, Education, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese, Youth Work

Annual Youth Leaders Training Weekend in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The annual youth leaders weekend organised by the Cork Diocesan Youth Council is always valued by the participants. This year’s weekend was held on 2nd to 4th February in Clonakilty, County Cork.  Again this year it proved to be a great … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, Training Event, Youth Work

The Photos of the Commissioning of Hilda Connolly as Diocesan Youth Officer in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Hilda Connolly was commissioned as new Diocesan Youth Officer in Cork, Cloyne and Ross at a Service in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork on Sunday, 21st January. Photographer, Jim Coughlan, was on hand to capture the occasion.  Here are some … Continue reading

Posted in Appointments, Church in Society, Commissionings, Diocesan Youth Officer, People from the Diocese, Photo Montage, Youth Work

New Diocesan Youth Officer in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Sunday, 21st January, Hilda Connolly was commissioned as the new Diocesan Youth Officer in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  The commissioning by the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, took place at a special Service … Continue reading

Posted in Appointments, Bishop, Commissionings, Community Involvement, Youth Work