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KINNEIGH GRAVEYARD

As most of us from the locality know, Kinneigh Round Tower and Graveyards and St Bartholomew’s Church of Ireland make up a very unique and special place. Throughout the year, but especially in the summer a constant stream of people visit here. The Church of Irl. Graveyard is a relatively modern one, and is regularly […]

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CAHCS Heritage Week Event: ‘A Smithy Reborn’ 23rd Aug. 3-5pm.

2 years of hard work by CAHCS bears fruit on Sunday 23rd August.  The Old Forge, owned by the Cross family, which, 2 years ago was little more than a ruin, will once again ring with the sound of the anvil.  The building has been completely renovated, some of it knocked to the ground with […]

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O’Donovan Rossa – O’Driscoll’s Pub Reenascreena – A Steel Casket

For over 50 years, an extraordinary historical artefact has lain in relative obscurity at the back of O’Driscoll’s Pub in Reenascreena.  For those of us who have a heightened sense of the importance of our heritage, it seems bazaar to think that the casket in which the remains of O’Donovan Rossa were brought back to […]

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