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A guided walk with along the North Main Street

http://www.corcaigh.net presents as part of Cork Heritage week

a guided walk with Liam O’hUigin, along the North Main Street

3pm, Saturday the 20th of Aug, 2016

This will be starting from Paradise Place/Castle Street to North Gate Bridge.

 

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The Life and Death of Terence MacSwiney

Following recent success with the Cork Adult Education Council’s, Annual Lunchtime Lectures in the 2016 Commemoration Centre, St Peter’s Church, North Main Street, Cork, we have another chance to see this presentation by Liam O’hUigin, Cork Historian from http://www.corcaigh.net, Writer, Tour Guide and PRO of the Ballyphelane Commemoration 1916-2016 Centenary Committee.

Where: Turner’s Cross Community Centre, Curragh Road, Cork, Ireland

When: Wednesday the 13th of April @ 19:30hrs

Liam will take us on a fascinating historical journey of Terence MacSwiney, exploring his earlier life, where he was born, where he went to school, where he worked and his involvement with the Volunteers and his hunger strike in Brixton Prison which caught worldwide attention.

All are welcome to attend this event.

There may be parking available.

For more information please contact TCCA – Turners Cross Community Association

on

http://www.twitter.com/TurnersCrossCA

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Cork Adult Education CouncilAnnual Lunchtime Lectures 2016

Cork Adult Education CouncilAnnual Lunchtime Lectures 2016

Commemoration Centre, St Peter’s Church, North Main Street, Cork

Monday, April 4th to Thursday, April 7th.

1- 2pm.

Admission Free

 

Launch:

Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Chris O’Leary

Monday, April 4th at 12.45pm
Lecture Theme: Cork in 1916

 

 

Monday, April 4th 2016

Dr. Sean Pettit, UCC Historian, Author, Lecturer.

Lecture Title: The Streets of Cork in 1916.

Dr. Sean Pettit is internationally known for his outstanding contribution in promoting his beloved City of Cork. He will take us on a romantic journey through the streets of Cork of 1916 with his collection of vintage photographs, some of which has ever seen before in public.

 

 

Tuesday, April 5th 2016

Mark Cronin, Cork Historian, Author, Lecturer and member of the Blackpool Historical Society.

Lecture Title: Blackpool in 1916 – A Cork suburb at the Crossroads.

The 1916 Rising proved a watershed in Irish history and Mark’s lecture will look at Blackpool, an urban Cork community, and explore the origins of ‘the revolution’ in a local setting with of course Tomas MacCurtain as a pivotal figure.

 

 

Wednesday, April 6th 2016

Liam O’hUigin, http://www.corcaigh.net, Cork Historian, Writer, Tour Guide and PRO of the Ballyphelane Commemoration 1916 -2016 Centenary Committee.

Lecture Title: The Life and Death of Terence MacSwiney.

Liam will take us on a fascinating historical journey of Terence MacSwiney, exploring his earlier life, where he was born, where he went to school, where he worked and his involvement with the Volunteers and his hunger strike in Brixton Prison which caught worldwide attention.

 

 

Thursday, April 7th 2016

John Jefferies, Cork Historian, Writer and Lecturer, Committee member of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School is well-known for promoting the rich colourful heritage of Cork.

Lecture Title: 1916 and the Cobh Volunteers – Rebels in the Bastion of Empire.

On Easter Saturday 1916, John will discuss how 13 Cobh Volunteers mobilised to join the Rising in Cork. Three other Cobhmen rose elsewhere. They were raising the flag of revolution in the ultimate garrison town.

Boole home gets heritage fund award

The former home of one of the fathers of computer science is among the 28 sites to benefit from government funding for conservation work on heritage buildings.

No. 5 Grenville Place in Cork is where George Boole wrote his seminal An Investigation of the Laws of Thought while Professor of Mathematics at Queens College Cork in the mid-1800s.

For more details click here: http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/boole-home-gets-heritage-fund-award-328944.html

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