• 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 […]

“Two High Kings and a High Tower” – In St Bartholomew’s Church (beside Round Tower) if raining

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 […]

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Kilmichael Ambush 2014 Commemorations

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 […]

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Author, Storyteller, Folklorist Pat McCarthy – Wed 1st Oct

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.

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60th Ann. Rosary at Coppeen Grotto Sunday 17th Aug. 7:30pm

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 […]

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