• Coppeen Heritage Trail

    The long awaited Coppeen Heritage Trail was officially launched at the society’s annual heritage week event. For years, visitors have often passed by the general catchment area of Coppeen, missing out in some of our country’s most important archaeological and historical sites. With the Coppeen Heritage Trail, visitors to the area can easily plot out […]

“Lighthouses – on the South-West coast of Ireland” an illustrated talk by Gerald Butler. Wed 5th Dec, 8:30, An Caipín

Gerald Butler (a third generation Lighthouse Keeper) spent much of his early life at the Galley Head lighthouse, where he was one of a family of 15. He has served as an Assistant Lightkeeper on Bull Rock, Fastnet Rock, The Old Head of Kinsale & Mizen Head lighthouses. At present, he is the Assistant Lightkeeper […]

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Con McCarthy Book-Launch, Sunday 25th Nov, 4pm, Four Winds Ahiohill

Book Launch in Ahiohill Sunday 25th November: Desertserges – A West Cork history: from the Ice Age to the Revolutionary Period. Desertserges is not a name that even natives of West Cork will be familiar with, yet this innocuous district sandwiched between its more famous cousins Clonakilty, Bandon and Enniskeane has a massive historical footprint […]

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Fr Tom Hayes “Exploring the origin & practices of Station Masses” Wed 7th Nov, 8:30.

Fr Tom Hayes has proven himself to be something of a legend in & around the Enniskeane area since his arrival. His many accomplishments include the revival of The Station Mass, a dying practice in many parishes. The Stations were a regular event in country life in days of yore. In the lead-up, a HUGE […]

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