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.
Horrid History Tours at Michael Collins House delve into the gruesome, the scary and the horrid histories and folk stories associated with the revolutionary period of Irish history.
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 was well known for having a sweet tooth; sugary tea, cream buns and sweet treats were a favourite. As part of A Taste of West Cork Festival, join us at Michael Collins House for a guided tour followed by tea/coffee with some locally produced sweet treats in our dining room after the tour.
As part of A Taste of West Cork Festival, join us at Michael Collins House for a guided tour followed by tea/coffee with some locally produced sweet treats in our dining room after the tour.
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? [...]