Heritage Week – coordinated by the Heritage Council and part of the wider European Heritage Days Programme - takes place from August 18th to 26th 2018. This is a special year for Heritage being the European Year of Cultural Heritage and this year’s Theme is ‘Sharing Stories’. Cork County has been excelling in Heritage Week activities in recent years with national acknowledgments given to the Ellen Hutchins festival in West Cork and the John Saul event in East Cork.
Date/Time: Friday 28th to Sunday 30th September 2018
Event: The Thomas Kent History Symposium
Location: Fermoy, Co. Cork
Additional Information: A wonderful three day symposium taking place in Fermoy supported by the Heritage Council and Cork County Council's Commemoration Committee.
Date/Time: Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th September 2018
Event: Charleville Annual Festival of History
Location: Charleville, Co. Cork
Date/Time: Saturday 18th to Sunday 26th August 2018
Event: Heritage Week
Location: Throughout the County of Cork
The Creative Ireland Programme, which was announced in December 2016, has already met with great support and enthusiasm right throughout the Country and in particular here in the County of Cork; with one of the key aspects of same being a national day of cultural engagement – Cruinniú.
Event: Illustrated Talk - Remembering the Hougoumont, 150 years ago
Location: Council Chamber, County Hall, Cork
Event: William O'Brien - Forgotten Son of Mallow
Location: The Social Services Centre, Mallow, Co. Cork
Additional Information: Organised by the Mallow Field Club, John O'Donovan will give a talk about William O'Brien - Forgotten Son of Mallow. All welcome.
CORK COUNTY COUNCIL INVITES PARTICIPATION FROM LOCAL GROUPS, ORGANISATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS TO BE PART OF THE COUNTY CORK CULTURE AND CREATIVITY STRATEGY 2018-2022