Archive | September, 2009

Jim Byrne lecture on Canon James Goodman – Wed 7th Oct. ’09.

Raised in Ventry Co. Kerry, James Goodman was a native Irish language speaker.  He was educated in Trinity College Dublin & was ordained curate of the Church of Ireland in 1851.  His first clerical appointment was to Creagh parish.   Next he went to Killaconagh, on the Beara peninsula.  In 1859 he was appointed to […]

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Bengour Harvest Festival

The 20th Annual Bengour Harvest Festival will take place on Sunday next (2oth of September). The festival raises much needed funds for Cancer Research and Treatment. Proceeds to Cork Cancer Research Centre, St. Patrick’s Marymount Hospice and ACT, Cork University Hospital. Official opening will be at 2.30PM by the legendary Seán Ó Sé. Threshing, Vintage […]

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Sam Maguire Commemoration

As part of the annual Sam Maguire Festival held in Dunmanway, a commemoration at the burial site of Sam Maguire will take place on Sunday September 13th at 11am.  Service at St. Mary’s Church, followed by A WREATH LAYING ceremony at the burial site of Sam Maguire where a Piper will play a graveside lament. […]

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