About Shane Cronin

Shane is a Multimedia Designer and Photographer from Coppeen, West Cork, Ireland. He manages the ongoing development of coppeenheritage.com as well as contributing photography projects and posts to the site. For more information go to http://www.solasnua.com

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New Genealogy Resource

Coppeen Heritage is proud to announce the launch of a new Genealogy web resource. The resource is based around what is sometimes called Reverse Genealogy. Instead of some descendants in America or wherever seeking out the parish or townland that their Irish ancestors came from, we are looking at old records of the Coppeen area, finding family […]

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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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