Archive | July, 2011

Reverse genealogy – Ireland Reaching Out

At a time where our immigration is at an all time high, it’s encouraging to see initiatives like the “Ireland Reaching Out” or “Ireland XO” project proactively seeking the Irish Diaspora. This interesting concept of “Reverse Genealogy” involves actively seeking out the diaspora through local research and of course the use of the internet. At […]

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Annual Outing 2011

21 members of CAHCS got on board their bus at Coppeen on Sunday 17th July at 12 noon.  First stop was Ballincollig, where we had a light snack.  Ballincollig was gearing itself up for the Muster Fleadh Ceoil.  We then proceeded to Cork Gaol, where we got a very interesting guided tour.  It was fascinating […]

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The Lusitania – One of the final dives for answers?

This month, Gregg Bemis (the American millionaire who owns the Lusitania) will travel to Cork to head up possibly the last dive exbidition to the wreck of the Lusitania. This exciting trip will be documented by National Geographic who are commissioning Irish Film companies to work on the project. For more information, the Irish Times […]

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