Celebrating the Bicentenary of St. Brendan's Church, Bantry

From Kilmocomogue to Garryvurcha to North Street - a history of the building of St Brendan's; its changes to the interior up  to the present.


This talk, on the history of St Brendan's Church will take place on Thursday 11th October in Christian Fellowship Church Bantry at 8pm.

We are very proud to have this beautiful building, which was constructed two hundred years ago, still standing proudly on Wolfe Tone Square today.

Let's celebrate its bicentenary by attending Hazel's presentation on its history.  Everyone will be very welcome.

An Exhibition on St. Colman's Cathedral


Cork Harbour Islands Project (C.H.I.P.) is holding its next Exhibition in Cobh Maritime Building, Railway Station, Cobh with the Official Opening on Saturday 13th October at 2pm and will run for approximately 6 weeks (opening hours 10-4.30).

This year’s exhibition will focus on one of the most iconic buildings in Ireland – St Colman’s Cathedral. This beautiful Cathedral will celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the laying of its Foundation Stone this month and next year will see the 100th Anniversary of its Consecration.

Celtic Stickmakers

Celtic Stickmakers are exhibiting in LHQ Gallery, Library HQ, until Friday 26th October

They are welcoming groups and individuals to talk through the process of

Stickmaking as a craft. There will be two members of Celtic stickmakers present

Clonakilty Flood Relief Scheme Public information Clinic

We will hold a public information clinic at the project site offices in Clonakilty GAA club on Wed 17 October between 5 and 7pm. The clinic will be attended by Resident Engineering Staff who will be able to answer your questions about how the Clonakilty Flood Relief Scheme works, what’s happening next and how long the works will take.

Public information clinics will take place every month on the third Wednesday of the month from October on.

If you have any questions about the scheme please come in and ask us.

Illustrated Talk - 'Denny Lane - Renaissance Man in the 19th Century'

As part of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society Annual Series of Lectures, a wonderful talk by Dr. Maura Cronin regarding Denny Lane, will take place in the Crawford Art Gallery on Wednesday 17th October 2018 at 8pm.

All welcome. 


Date/Time: Wednesday 17th October 2018 at 20:00
Event: Illustrated Talk - 'Denny Lane - Renaissance Man in the 19th Century'
Location: Crawford Art Gallery, Emmet Place, Cork
 

The Terence MacSwiney Weekend, Kilmurry

A wonderful weekend in Kilmurry commemorating Terence MacSwiney is set to take place from October 19th to 21st 2018 featuring some excellent speakers, specially commissioned music performed by Peadar Ó Ríada; a session on Terence MacSwiney's Poetry and a tour of MacSwiney locations in the area.

Tickets and more information on the weekend itself are available on www.kilmurrymuseum.ie.

The event is being supported by Cork County Council through its Creative Ireland Programme.

The World of Nano Nagle: ’The Catholic Interest in the late 18th century Ireland’

Maurice Bric UCD: The World of Nano Nagle: ’The Catholic Interest in the late 18th century Ireland’

The lecture will examine the Ireland in which Nano Nagle grew up and developed her mission. An Ireland of great change during which the Penal Laws were enforced, ignored and abolished.

Also on the day Charles Lysaght, Dublin based biographer and Mathew descendant, will speak on 'Nano Nagle's Mathew Mother's Home' and Declan Downey, U.C.D. will speak about 'Nano Nagle's Jacobite Heritage and her family's continental networks.

Oral History Training Course - Cork Folklore Project

Our next training course for 2018 'An Introduction to Oral History – the Life Cycle Approach' takes place on Saturday 20th October 2018 in Cork Folklore Project, Cork City.

Booking is currently open for members only, but remaining places will be made available to non-members from Monday 1st October.

This one day workshop will offer a basic introduction to all aspects in the life cycle of an oral history project including commissioning, interviewing, disseminating and archiving oral history.

The Terence MacSwiney Weekend, Kilmurry

A wonderful weekend in Kilmurry commemorating Terence MacSwiney is set to take place from October 19th to 21st 2018 featuring some excellent speakers, specially commissioned music performed by Peadar Ó Ríada; a session on Terence MacSwiney's Poetry and a tour of MacSwiney locations in the area.

Tickets and more information on the weekend itself are available on www.kilmurrymuseum.ie.

The event is being supported by Cork County Council through its Creative Ireland Programme.

Cork County Council 'Conservation of Historic Ruins' Workshops

Do you have a ruined historic building in need of some attention? 

Is your community group involved in maintaining a local historic graveyard, perhaps one that contains the ruin of a historic church? 

If yes, then you will be interested to hear that The Historic Monuments Advisory Committee (HMAC) has organized a series of training workshops on the Conservation of Historic Ruins.

Cork County Council 'Conservation of Historic Ruins' Workshops

Do you have a ruined historic building in need of some attention? 

Is your community group involved in maintaining a local historic graveyard, perhaps one that contains the ruin of a historic church? 

If yes, then you will be interested to hear that The Historic Monuments Advisory Committee (HMAC) has organized a series of training workshops on the Conservation of Historic Ruins.

Cork County Council 'Conservation of Historic Ruins' Workshops

Do you have a ruined historic building in need of some attention? 

Is your community group involved in maintaining a local historic graveyard, perhaps one that contains the ruin of a historic church? 

If yes, then you will be interested to hear that The Historic Monuments Advisory Committee (HMAC) has organized a series of training workshops on the Conservation of Historic Ruins.

Sinking of the RMS Leinster - Tragedy, Romance and a link to Bantry, Kinsale and Monkstown

Bantry Historical Society will host a talk by Niall O'Reilly of Dublin, on The Sinking of the RMS Leinster - Tragedy, Romance and a Link to Bantry, Kinsale and Monkstown.

 

The talk will take place in the Christian Fellowship Church, Bantry on Thursday 25th October at 8.00pm. 

Everyone very welcome.

Celtic Stickmakers

Celtic Stickmakers are exhibiting in LHQ Gallery, Library HQ, until Friday 26th October

They are welcoming groups and individuals to talk through the process of

Stickmaking as a craft. There will be two members of Celtic stickmakers present

RSA Shuttle & Roll-over Simulator comes to Mallow

In the run up to the October bank holiday weekend Cork County Council are hosting the RSA Shuttle & Roll Over Simulator in the Bowling Green Car Park in Mallow on Saturday the 27th of October in an attempt to further education the public about killer driver behaviours.
Killer Driver Behaviours include:
•           Failing to wear a seatbelt
•           Lack of awareness of the road as a shared space
•           Driver Distraction – use of mobile phones, passenger behaviour, fatigue
•           Driving at excessive speed

Cork exhibition to recognise the role of reuse

AN exhibition featuring some of Cork and Ireland’s most imaginative and innovative upcyclers, reuse initiatives and eco businesses takes place at Cork County Hall on Wednesday October 31. Now in its second year, ‘Reuse Republic’ will showcase products made by organisations and individuals from end of life materials as well as initiatives encouraging reuse.  The exhibition is FREE to attend and members of the public are encouraged to come along.