The 88th Commemoration Ceremony of Michael Collins’ death at Beal na mBlath took place on Sunday 22nd August. Fianna Fáil’s Brian Linehan, current Minister for Finance delivered the oration. In contrast to 2009, the weather was glorious & a huge crowd attended, according to RTE News reports, approx 2,500 people.
Michael Collins Commemorations, 2010
- “Lighthouses – on the South-West coast of Ireland” an illustrated talk by Gerald Butler. Wed 5th Dec, 8:30, An Caipín
- Con McCarthy Book-Launch, Sunday 25th Nov, 4pm, Four Winds Ahiohill
- Fr Tom Hayes “Exploring the origin & practices of Station Masses” Wed 7th Nov, 8:30.
- Annual Table Quiz, Friday 2nd Nov, 9pm.
- A Glimpse of the past: rare film footage of Cork, from 1901. Wed. 3rd October, 8:30pm