Archive | November, 2013

Kevin Twomey, Coppeen 4th Dec.

Friday Nov. 22nd 1963 is remembered by many as the date on which President JF Kennedy was assassinated. For a small group of farmers in a remote part of West Cork, this date also holds another very different type of memory. At this time, farming was relatively underdeveloped, and Ireland would not be entering the […]

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93rd Kilmichael Ambush Commemorations at Castletownkinneigh

The famous Kilmichael Ambush was commemorated at Castletownkinneigh on Sun 24th Nov 2013. Fr Tom Hayes celebrated the 10:30am Mass, with the local Church Choir providing the music. They were joined by the excellent Sheehan & Galvin families who played some trad tunes. Louis Whyte recited a decade of the rosary at the graveside of […]

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This years Kilmichael Ambush commemorations will take place on Sunday 24th November .  They begin with 10:30am Mass (as gaeilge) in St. Joseph’s Church in Castletown Kinneigh, with local choir.  Prayers will follow at the graveside of those four patriots buried beside the church, namely: Michael McCarthy, Jim O’Sullivan, Patrick Deasy and Diarmuid Ó Mathúna. […]

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