Last Wednesday evening saw a group of local people, members of CAHCS & friends, gather at Castletownkinneigh church & graveyard. Chairman Colum Cronin outlined the general framework of the project ahead; to document & record details of each grave & headstone in the adjoining cemetery. Fr Tom Hayes, who has been coordinating a parish-wide effort [...]
Where to Start?? So you are looking to research your family tree. But where to start? The best place to begin is with your immediate family, grandparents, aunts, uncles and first cousins. Once you have these listed, you have a three generation family tree. A good place to expand from! The next step is to [...]
Castletown (Kinneigh) National School(s) served as a center of education since May 1853, preparing 1000′s of young people to tread the path of life. Is it not incredible that there is no written account of this highly important facility in existence? There are many past pupils of Castletown NS in Ireland and around the globe, [...]
CAHCS is proud to present the newest addition to this web site – Coppeen Heritage Online Store. At the moment, our two publications, Coppeen, A Glimpse of the Past, Volume 1 and Volume 2 are available to purchase through a secure online payment system. More products to come so watch this space!
It is hoped that eventually all graveyards in Enniskeane Parish will be surveyed in order to gather as much information as possible on every gravestone & everyone who has been buried here. Castletownkinneigh cemetery has around 160 grave enclosures & CAHCS are presently surveying & documenting details of all graves. Along with the gravestone text, it [...]
On Wednesday 3rd April, CAHCS Chairman Colum Cronin will present a slide show & talk about his recent trip & travels in India entitled ‘From Coppeen to the Taj Mahal’ ’Amazing’ ‘Shocking’ ‘Delightful’ ‘Noisy’ ‘Colourful’ are just some of the words which Colum uses to describe India. Venue: An Caipín. Time: 8:30pm. Non-members €5. Everybody Welcome.