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August 2019

History Talks

2019-08-01T16:32:37+01:00

History Talks returns as part of Heritage Week and as part of our Michael Collins’ anniversary commemorations. Anne Dolan & William Murphy discuss the topic of their recently published and acclaimed book ‘Michael Collins: The Man and the Revolution’.

History Talks 2019-08-01T16:32:37+01:00

History Scoops

2019-08-01T16:27:12+01:00

Sit back with a beer, a glass of wine, a cup of tea or a soft drink and enjoy three short and engaging history talks in an informal setting.

History Scoops 2019-08-01T16:27:12+01:00

May 2019

History Scoops

2019-05-01T17:02:16+01:00

Sit back with a beer, a glass of wine, a cup of tea or a soft drink and enjoy three short and engaging history talks in an informal setting at De Barras Folk Club, Clonakilty on Thurs. 16th May at 8pm. Entry FREE. With an overall theme on the Irish War of Independence Professor Linda [...]

History Scoops 2019-05-01T17:02:16+01:00

March 2019

February 2019

October 2018

History Talks: The IRA Intelligence War presented by Dr. John Borgonovo.

2018-10-06T11:55:54+01:00

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.

History Talks: The IRA Intelligence War presented by Dr. John Borgonovo. 2018-10-06T11:55:54+01:00

August 2018

April 2018

History Talks: Sam Maguire, The Man & The Cup presented by Kieran Connolly

2018-04-18T18:25:10+01:00

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? [...]

History Talks: Sam Maguire, The Man & The Cup presented by Kieran Connolly 2018-04-18T18:25:10+01:00

January 2018

History Talks: The Evolution of Spike Island presented by Cal McCarthy

2018-01-10T15:53:48+01:00

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 [...]

History Talks: The Evolution of Spike Island presented by Cal McCarthy 2018-01-10T15:53:48+01:00