Archive | August, 2011

Heritage Week Event in Castletown-Kinneigh

A large crowd turned up in Castletown-Kinneigh for this years CAHCS Heritage Week Event.  ‘Castletown, a glimpse of its past’ was presented by Chairman Colum Cronin, assisted by Seamus Crowley & John Joe Crowley. Colum first welcomed the crowd to the Community Hall, & presented a brief history of Castletown from the 1600’s to recent […]

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Heritage Week Event

This year’s Heritage Week Event will take place on Thursday 25th August: ‘Castletown-Kinneigh, a glimpse of its Past’ A walk and talk around Castletown village by members of Coppeen Archaeological, Historical & Cultural Society, covering various aspects of its history including the castle, schools, the church, graveyard, trades etc. Meet at Castletown Community Hall at 7:30pm. Refreshments […]

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An Excellent Resource for finding Archaeological Sites Nationwide

I came across a post by irisharchaeology.ie listing some exciting online tools for those interested in archaeology or indeed local sites in their area. The National Monuments Map Viewer plots out practically all sites nationwide and is extremely useful for getting precise locations of such sites through the OSI Mapping and Aerial Photography system. Below […]

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