Archive | August, 2009

Beal Na Blath Annual Commemoration of Michael Collins

The annual commemoration of the death of General Michael Collins at the ambush site in Beal Na Blath will take place on Sunday 23rd of August. Former President of Ireland and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson, will be giving this year’s oration. The commemoration ceremony is due to begin at 1PM, Sunday […]

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Heritage Week Event – Remembering Ricard O’Sullivan Burke 1833-1922

A Memorial unveiling and talk on Ricard O’Sullivan Burke, soldier, patriot, fenian and colonel in the American Civil War will take place as part of CAHCS’ Heritage Week Event.  Ricard was born near Kinneigh in 1838.  In fact a section of the road just beside Kinneigh is still called “Burke’s Hill”  Brian Crowley M.E.P. will […]

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