Archive | August, 2009

Monument to Ricard O’Sullivan Burke at Kinneigh

CAHCS Heritage Week Event 2009 On Sunday evening 30th August 2009 at 6:30pm a monument was unveiled at Kinneigh by Brian Crowley M.E.P. to commemorate the extraordinary life of Ricard O’Sullivan Burke. Despite the inclement weather conditions a sizable crowd attended. CAHCS chairman Colum Cronin welcomed everybody & introduced the special guests. Seamus O’Donoghue spoke […]

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Canon Liam O’Mahony 1926 – 2009

At 3:00am on 27th August 2009 Canon Liam O’Mahony passed to his eternal reward. He had been unwell in recent years and was being cared for in Millbrook Hospital Bandon. Canon Liam was a native of Castletownkinneigh, Enniskeane. His mother was Bridget Lynch from Kilcrohane on the Sheep’s Head Peninsula, West Cork. His father was […]

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Béal na mBláth Commemoration

The commomoration and oration yesterday at Béal na mBláth was very well attended despite the terrible weather. Mary Robinson gave a great speech although there was a most awful down pour of rain while she spoke. It was so bad at times it was difficult to hear her! She said Ireland more than ever now needs a visionary, […]

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