As the second eldest in a family of seven the new Bishop of Cork and Ross, Most Rev Fintan Gavin, is well versed in team work so it was a natural fit for him to heavily feature the Church of Ireland Bishop the Right Rev Dr John Colton and Bishop Emeritus Most Reverend John Buckley in his ordination ceremony.
Sun, 30 Jun, 2019
It was an historic day in Austin Stack Park as Kerry condemned four times Liam McCarthy Cup winners Offaly to Christy Ring Cup hurling in 2020 when they won this Joe McDonagh dogfight and maintained their second-tier status for another year.
Sat, 15 Jun, 2019
Just hours before pledging support for his successor, the Bishop Emeritus of Cork and Ross was visiting the sick in Cork University Hospital, supporting, among others, a man from West Cork who had lost several fingers in a horrific lawnmower accident.
Tue, 09 Apr, 2019
Public pressure continued to mount on the GAA yesterday with more public figures from the world of sport, politics, and beyond calling on the organisation to allow a tribute match to the late Liam Miller take place at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2018
The Catholic Bishop of Cork and Ross has asked priests to suspend the ‘sign of peace’ handshake during Masses and religious ceremonies amid fears that a new strain of the flu virus has hit Ireland.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
They christened a bridge after Christy and bored a tunnel in the name of Jack, so surely it’s time to re-name the Inniscarra Dam in honour of the local legend, the most decorated player in GAA history?
Tue, 12 Sep, 2017
Mon, 06 Mar, 2017
The prevalence of suicide, declining vocations, and Mass attendance are just some of the issues that the country’s bishops will discuss with senior Vatican officials when they travel to Rome tomorrow for a 10-day pilgrimage.
Sun, 15 Jan, 2017
It is now 5O years since I started working for the Irish Sugar factory in Mallow. My first day working there was October 8, 1965. I was trained into the quality control section. Some of my colleagues were Tadgh Quill BSC who was chief chemist and John Buckley RIP was the quality supervisor and also the chairman of Mallow Urban District Council.
Wed, 14 Oct, 2015
The Bishop of Cork and Ross, John Buckley, wants the body of “Little Nellie” to be exhumed from its grave at the now-derelict Good Shepherd Convent site in Sunday Well (Irish Examiner, 18 August).
Sat, 22 Aug, 2015
Karen Buckley’s father described Alexander Pacteau as ‘truly evil’ after the killer admitted repeatedly hitting her with a spanner and trying to dispose of her body in a bath of chemicals. In an emotional speech outside of court, John Buckley, who travelled with his wife Marian and three sons for the hearing said there are no words to describe what the family went through.
Wed, 12 Aug, 2015