History Talks continues our War of Independence theme for this month with 'Fatalities in Cork during the War of Independence' presented by Dr. Andy Bielenberg
History Talks looks at how the Revolution in Ireland has been commemorated in the past with a view of how the current commemorations will develop.
As we launch into the centenary of the Irish War of Independence from January 2019, Dr. John Borgonovo, of the UCC School of History, discusses Michael Collins and his role as Director of Intelligence of the IRA; Florrie O’Donoghue, the Cork 1st Brigade Intelligence Officer and the overall IRA intelligence war.7.30pm Clonakilty Parish Centre. Fri 12th Oct. FREE Talk, Everyone Welcome.
Michael Collins' has portrayal in popular culture and public sentiment often varies from the historical fact. Alan McCarthy explores fact vs fiction
History Talks at Michael Collins House returns this month on April 27th at 7.30pm in Clonakilty Parish Centre with ‘Sam Maguire- The Man and the Cup’ presented by Kieran Connolly. Every Summer Gaelic football teams go in to battle for the honour of raising the Sam Maguire Cup. Who was the man behind the cup? [...]
From military fortress to convict depot back to military fortress to prison; Spike Island experienced significant change throughout the 19th and early 20th Century. Cal McCarthy, co-author of the Spike island history book ‘Too Beautiful for Thieves and Pickpockets’, will discuss these changes and examine their visible manifestations on the island, now a Cork County [...]