The Story of Terence MacSwiney – Lord Mayor of Cork 1920

Liam O’hUigín, local historian from, will give a talk with a visual presentation on:

“The Story of Terence MacSwiney – Lord Mayor of Cork -1920”.

Location: Bishopstown Library, Wilton, Cork.

When: Wednesday, February 26th, 2020.

Time: 11.30am – 12.30pm.

All are welcome & admission is free.

Heart of the City 2019

Cork age friendly city

As part of the Heritage Week 2019 

Cork City Council & Cork Age Friendly City Programme


“Heart of the City 2019”

heart of the city 2019

A Celebration of the City’s rich oral & built heritage together with storytelling, music & games of our youth in Bishop Lucy Park in the heart of the city.

Wed. Aug. 21st 2019 at 2pm

In Bishop Lucy Park, Grand Parade, Cork

Richard T Cooke on the history of Triskel Christchurch

Liam O’hUigín from on the history of Bishop Lucy Park and its Environs, followed by an Historical Walking Tour of the North & South Main Streets

David Ryan on City Folklore

See the Games of Yesteryear

Music by Clann Chorcai (3 generations of music & storytelling)

Cork City Libraries Ukulele Orchestra

Coal Quay Shawles

Special Guests


Cork Heritage Open Day 2019

Liam oh at the gate

www. are happy once more to be part of this year’s Cork City Council Heritage Open day, which will take place on the 17th of August 2019.

This year we will have 2 fantastic events for you to attend.

The 1st event will be an illustrated talk on 

“The Street Games of 1940’s, 50’s & 60’s”

with local historian  Liam O’hUigín from

on Sat, Aug 17th, 2019 @ 11am, in St. Peter’s Church, North Main Street, Cork. 

Booking your place on this event is recommended as Liam’s events are very popular and this can be done on the link below.

This will be followed @ 3pm by another brilliant event with

Liam O’hUigín from

an Historical Walking Tour of

“The Middle Parish – The Marsh”

This will start @ 3pm from St. Peter’s Church, North Main Street, Cork. 

Once more, booking a place on this event is recommended and can be done on the link below.

More details for these events can be found on our Facebook page, & on the links below.


Growing up in Cork in the 40’s, 50’s & 60’s

As part of Bealtine Festival 2018, Tory Top Library presents an illustrated talk, with Local Historian Liam O’hUigín from when he will take us on a nostalgic trip down memory lane : “Growing up in Cork in the 40’s, 50’s & 60’s”

Event location: Tory Top Library, Ballyphehane, Cork.

Event date: Tuesday 22rd of May 2018

Time : 11.00am to 12.30pm

Contact phone: 021 4924934

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