Cashel Hillfort, Castlelack Stone Row and Garranes Ringfort – a wonderful Field Trip.

Sunday 11th May was a beautiful, almost balmy Sunday evening as we assembled in Coppeen village to pool cars. Then a party of 15 persons travelled eastwards to Knockavilla. There, we parked near the soccer pitch, and Professor Billy O’Brien led us uphill into Cashel Hillfort, pausing at strategic points to explain in great detail […]

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Kilmichael Ambush Map Unveiling

“Following the Kilmichael Ambush on the 28th November 1920, the commander of the Crown Forces at Macroom Castle Colonel Barton Smith sent a number of auxiliary personnel to investigate the disaster and recover the casualties. Also included in that group was an engineer named Lieutenant E. Fleming, whose job was to assess and document the […]

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