On Sunday evening, 24th August at 7:00pm at Kinneigh Round Tower (or in the nearby St Bartholomew’s Church if the weather turns wet – by kind permission of Rev Stella & Kinneigh Union) Coppeen Archaeological, Historical & Cultural Society together with Ballineen, Enniskeane Area Heritage Group will present a Heritage Week Event entitled: ‘Two High […]
We are very proud to announce our third book, ‘Coppeen, A Glimpse of the Past Volume 3′ this summer. Launched at the society’s heritage week event, the book is a culmination of many months of hard work from our authors, researchers and designers. The book’s articles are listed below. THE COPPEEN GOLD HOARD Anthony Barrett […]
The long awaited Coppeen Heritage Trail was officially launched at the society’s annual heritage week event. For years, visitors have often passed by the general catchment area of Coppeen, missing out in some of our country’s most important archaeological and historical sites. With the Coppeen Heritage Trail, visitors to the area can easily plot out […]
Following on the success of the 1911 Census Online, the National Archives have now completed the mammoth task of placing the 1901 Census online. The following link will take you to the site, enjoy! http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/
This year’s Kilmichael Ambush Commemorations will take place on Sunday 30th November. They begin at St Joseph’s Church in Castletown-Kinneigh with 10:30am Mass, followed by graveside prayers and address. Then it’s on to the nearby ‘Cookie’ O’Callaghan’s bar for refreshments. Then at 1:30 (note slightly later time) at the Ambush Site the commemorations continue. The […]
On Wednesday 1st October Pat McCarthy from the Mizen Head Peninsula makes the long journey to Coppeen to give us a treat of his unique style of storytelling and accounts of folklore. Pat is the co-author of ‘Northside of the Mizen’ Time: 8:30pm in An Caipín, Wed. 1st Oct. Everybody welcome. Non-members €5.
The following text is taken from CAHCS Journal Vol 1 (C. Cronin, P 76/7 2007) (Photo by Colum Cronin) COPPEEN GROTTO 1954 – 2004 50th Anniversary Commerations 8th December 2004 Our Lady’s grotto in Coppeen was built in 1954. It is located on the roadside just west of the village on a site which was […]