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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 www.corcaigh.net 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. corcaigh.net 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 www.corcaigh.net

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 www.corcaigh.net.

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 www.corcaigh.net 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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A Nostalgic Trip Down Pana in the 50’s & 60’s (All the old shops on Cork’s main Street).

Ballyphehane/Togher Community Development Project & Tory Top Library presents an illustrated talk, as part of Bealtine Festival 2018 when Local Historian Liam O’ hUigín from www.corcaigh.net will take us on a nostalgic trip down “Pana” in the 1950’s & 1960’s.

We will be reminded of all the old shops that catered for the people of Cork in that era. How many can you remember? ……Come along and join the fun and the memories.

Event location: Ballyphehane/Togher Community Development Project, Community Resource Centre & Creche. (CDP) Lower Friars Walk, Ballyphehane, Cork.

Event date: Wednesday 23rd of May 2018

Event time: 2.30pm to 4.00pm

Contact phone: 021 4319085

Please ring to book your place.

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Illustrated Talk -“Street games of 1940’s, 50’s & 60’s”

Ballygarvan & District Local History Society, presents
Illustrated Talk -“Street games of 1940’s, 50’s & 60’s”
with local historian Liam O’hUigín from http://www.corcaigh.net/

Thursday 26th of April
in Ballygarvan Community Centre, Ballygarvan, Co. Cork

A talk, with photographs, on growing up and play games, in Cork in the 40s, 50’s & 60s.

Liam’s passion for, and interest in, his native city is all consuming & inspiring. He has a unique style with great knowledge and humour, so you are guaranteed an engaging fun event.

Admission is €5 to cover costs on the night (members free) and all welcome