Illustrated Lecture - 'Her Story'

Blarney & District Historical Society presents an illustrated lecture titled Blarney 1918 - Anti-Conscription - Armistice - Election in Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal (Blarney Secondary School).

In April 1918 the British government attempted to impose conscription in Ireland by imposing a law which was passed but never put into effect. No Irish person was ever drafted into the British Army. The Armistice of 11 November 1918  brought an end to fighting on land, sea and air in World War I between the Allies and Germany.

Kilmurry Parish Schools Exhibition

Kilmurry Parish Schools Exhibition at the Independence Museum, Kilmurry, Cork
A wonderful Schools' exhibition is being put together featuring Kilmurry Parish Schools, including Lackareigh, and will feature lots of old school photographs, accounts and artefacts. The exhibition will be launched in the Museum on Saturday November 3rd 2018 and will open on Sundays for the month of November. All most welcome to attend.

150th Anniversary of James Mountain - the first Cork Fenian

150th Anniversary of James Mountain - the first Cork Fenian
St. Joseph's Cemetery, Ballyphehane, Cork
Ballyphehane 1916-2016 Centenary Commemoration Committee has organised an afternoon to commemorate James Mountain on Saturday 3rd November 2018. The event will include a ceremony, music and the reading of the Fenian Proclamation followed by a talk and refreshments in the Ballyphehane Community Centre. All welcome.

Women of Independence Exhibition

Women of Independence Exhibition at the Cork Folklore Project Outreach Hub, North Cathedral Visitor Centre, Cork
From 05-17 November, Cork Folklore Project will be working with Together-Razeem to host an exhibition celebrating women in Polish Independence. Join us for the launch at our Outreach Hub on Friday 02nd at 5.00pm, by Deputy Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Tomás Moloney

Illustrated Talk - Exploring the Origins and Practices of Station Masses

There will be an Illustrated Talk on Exploring the Origins and Practices of Station Masses at An Caipín, Coppeen, Co. Cork
Coppeen Archaeological, Historical & Cultural Society presents "Exploring the origins and practices of Station Masses” an illustrated talk by Fr Tom Hayes, PP. Enniskeane. Wed. 7th Nov at 8:30 in An Caipín.

Not to be missed!  Adm. €5 inc teas.

Everybody welcome.

2nd Annual Creative Ireland County Cork Conference Báile Mhúirne 9/10th November 2018

Creative Ireland is a five year national programme that seeks to put culture at the heart of who we are and what we do as a people. The Programme is in recognition of the exceptional role that people and groups have been playing with regards to preserving and promoting culture locally and provides a myriad of supports to encourage continued belief in this culture and creativity in its expression. 


The second annual Creative Ireland Conference will get under way in the Abbey Hotel on the morning of Friday 9th November in the culture steeped village of Baile Mhúirne, beginning with talks by members of Cork County Council’s Culture Team (with representation across the Arts, Library, Heritage, Tourism and Irish sections of the Council) to indicate the various supports and initiatives currently in place for promotion of culture within the County.

Closing Ceremony for Cork Public Museum's Replica WWI Trench

Closing Ceremony for Cork Public Museum's Replica WWI Trench
Location: Cork Public Museum, Ftizgerald's Park, Cork
Additional Information:  To mark the centenary of the end of the First World War Cork Public Museum will host a small ceremony to officially close the replica trench located on site. The event commences on the morning at 10:30 and all are most welcome to attend.

Youghal Library Open Day

Every year the Library Association of Ireland holds a National Library Ireland Week to promote and celebrate the work of public libraries nationwide, which this year runs from November 26th-December 2nd. The theme for this year is "Librarians Transforming Lives".

Youghal Library provides a great community facility and is used by groups such as Youghal Lace Group, Knitting Group, Creative Writing Group, Childrens Book Club, Youghal Community Development Group, Youghal Youthreach and Youghal Tourism.