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Bengour Harvest Festival 2017

Sunday 17th September 2017 was a beautiful calm sunny day in West Cork. This date marked the occasion of the 28th annual Bengour Harvest Festival fundraiser for cancer research, care & treatment. A large attendance came to enjoy the old time threshing with (the late) Hughie Harrington’s beautifully kept thresher. There were loads of attractions, […]

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HERITAGE WEEK EVENT 2017 – Wed, 23rd Aug.

CAHCS has consistently held a Heritage Week event each year since our formation. This year we are looking at a very interesting topic; our local place names and their meanings, with a particular focus on the relationship between our natural environment and place names.  We often wonder about the deeper meanings of our townland names. […]

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Historical Book on Murragh

‘Murragh a Place of Graves’ revealing Bandon River changes, giving evidence of a Tumulous (ancient burial ground) and a record of old graves and headstones inscriptions has been published by Ballineen Enniskeane and Newcestown voluntary groups and will be launched on Sunday 30th July at 3pm in the BEDA Hall. Huge time and effort has […]

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