“Lighthouses – on the South-West coast of Ireland” an illustrated talk by Gerald Butler. Wed 5th Dec, 8:30, An Caipín

Gerald Butler (a third generation Lighthouse Keeper) spent much of his early life at the Galley Head lighthouse, where he was one of a family of 15. He has served as an Assistant Lightkeeper on Bull Rock, Fastnet Rock, The Old Head of Kinsale & Mizen Head lighthouses. At present, he is the Assistant Lightkeeper […]

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Con McCarthy Book-Launch, Sunday 25th Nov, 4pm, Four Winds Ahiohill

Book Launch in Ahiohill Sunday 25th November: Desertserges – A West Cork history: from the Ice Age to the Revolutionary Period. Desertserges is not a name that even natives of West Cork will be familiar with, yet this innocuous district sandwiched between its more famous cousins Clonakilty, Bandon and Enniskeane has a massive historical footprint […]

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Fr Tom Hayes “Exploring the origin & practices of Station Masses” Wed 7th Nov, 8:30.

Fr Tom Hayes has proven himself to be something of a legend in & around the Enniskeane area since his arrival. His many accomplishments include the revival of The Station Mass, a dying practice in many parishes. The Stations were a regular event in country life in days of yore. In the lead-up, a HUGE […]

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