Archive | November, 2010

‘Crossbarry Ambush’ – an illustrated talk by Donal O’Flynn, originally scheduled for Wed 1st Dec, but cancelled due to snow, now re-scheduled for Wed. 2nd March 2011

Planned by Tom Barry, Crossbarry ambush took place on 19th March 1921, & was one of the largest engagements during the War of Independence.  Afterwards, Barry led his men to O’Sullivan’s farm in Gurranareigh, which is just east of Coppeen.  Donal O’Flynn has studied this important event for many years, & he comes to An […]

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CAHCS Traditional Craft Fair Sun. 28th Nov.

On Sunday 28th November 2010, the CAHCS Craft Fair takes place in Castletown Community Hall, beginning at 2:00pm to 6:00pm.  While the emphasis is on traditional local crafts & trades, we welcome all inquiries from anybody who produces on a small scale.  In these economically challenging times, we hope we can help one another to […]

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90th Commemoration of The Kilmichael Ambush – 28th Nov. 2010

The 2010 Kilmichael Ambush Commemoration is particularly special, as it marks the 90th Anniversary of this historic event  This years commemoration takes place, ironically, on the actual day & date on which the event took place, that is Sunday 28th November.  Martin McGuinness, the deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland is the invited speaker for […]

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