• Coppeen, A Glimpse of the Past Volume 3

    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 […]

“INDEPENDENCE – 1916 Remembered” Heritage Week Event 2016

Following on the success of last years wonderful Heritage Week Event ‘A Smithy Reborn’ CAHCS presents a very different type of event for 2016; On Friday 26th August, 7:30 to 11:30, in An Caipín we are hosting a scoraíocht entitled: “INDEPENDENCE – 1916 Remembered” Drawing from the wealth of local talent in and around the […]

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Coppeen NS visit to The Forge

One fine morning, just recently, Brendan Collins & Colum Cronin fired up the forge fire, got the place in order & at the appointed time, the pupils of 6th Class Coppeen NS, along with some teachers walked the 1/4 mile or so distance from the school to the forge.  Then, Brendan proceeded to show the […]

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CAHCS National Award Winners

At an awards ceremony in Kilkenny recently, CAHCS was awarded second place in Ireland by the Heritage Council, for their 2016 Heritage Week event ‘A Smithy Reborn’  We received high praise for our project, which is heartening, considering the huge amount of work and effort which was invested by our members and indeed, the wider […]

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