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Coppeen NS visit to The Forge

One fine morning, just recently, Brendan Collins & Colum Cronin fired up the forge fire, got the place in order & at the appointed time, the pupils of 6th Class Coppeen NS, along with some teachers walked the 1/4 mile or so distance from the school to the forge.  Then, Brendan proceeded to show the […]

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CAHCS National Award Winners

At an awards ceremony in Kilkenny recently, CAHCS was awarded second place in Ireland by the Heritage Council, for their 2016 Heritage Week event ‘A Smithy Reborn’  We received high praise for our project, which is heartening, considering the huge amount of work and effort which was invested by our members and indeed, the wider […]

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Order, Counter-Order & Disorder: Cork and the 1916 Rising – Gerry White

On Thursday 7th April at 8:30pm (note one-off change from Wednesday) we welcome Gerry White to Coppeen. Gerry is one of Ireland’s foremost Military Historians and he is also a prolific author.  This highly acclaimed presentation on 1916, which consists of photographs, illustrations & rare video footage, delivered in Gerry’s distinctive style is an event not […]

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