Local community organisation, Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage, has recently put the full contents of their two sell-out ‘Historical and Archaeological Journals’,  (published 2015 and 2017), on their website. The idea was mooted at a recent online meeting of it’s executive committee where it was suggested that many people isolating because of […]

The 99th anniversary commemoration of the battle of Crossbarry will be held on Sunday March 29 next at 2pm at the monument. On March 19, 1921 the flying column of the third Cork brigade of 104 volunteers under the command of Tom Barry won a famous victory when they smashed […]

In 1972, British paratroopers stationed in Northern Ireland, opened fired on the Civil Rights marchers, murdering 14 civilians. Images of carnage that occurred that day in Derry on January 30, ‘72, were flashed around world, highlighting the apartheid system that existed in the north. Not only that, it was a […]

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