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
The Cork Middle Parish & Coal Quay Historical Society presents, an illustrated talk on
“Growing up in the Marsh in the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s”
by local historian , Liam O’h-Uigín from http://www.corcaigh.net
in The Community Centre Hall, Grattan St. On Friday May 15th @ 7.30pm
All are Welcome.
Light refreshment will be available on the night.
Limited car parking available across the road from Centre.
It is great to see Cork city grow and progress and I wonder if much of our city’s past will be uncovered when the building work starts on the Conference Centre on the Beamish and Crawford’s Brewery site on the South Main Street. ….
The Passage West Historical Society will host a talk on,
“The Marsh: from the early days of Cork Ciry to Present Day”
by well known historian, Liam O’hUigin from Corcaigh Network,
in The PACE Centre, Passage West, on Wednesday the 15th of April 2015 at 8.00pm.
All are welcome.
Patrick Street, Cork, Ireland, from Daunts Square (Around 1890)
A lot of changes have happened since this photo was taken….
No protestors!….. or McDonalds back then!
Last week was a busy time for Corcaigh Network due to the Lifelong Learning Festival in Cork.
Thank you to everyone who took park and attended the various events.
Be sure to check back on www.corcaigh.net to see details of more “Walks and Talks” which will be happening soon.
Liam O’hUigín, of Corcaigh Network, entertaining a full house at one of his recent talks in St John’s College, Cork.
As part of the Lifelong Learning Festival, Liam O’hUigin of Corcaigh Network, will be giving an illustrated talk on “A Nostalgic Trip Down Patrick Street” on Friday 27th of March, in the Tory Top Library, on Tory Top Road, Ballyphehane at 2.30pm.
Douglas Village has come a long way since this photo was taken.
As part of the Lifelong Learning Festival, Liam O’hUigin of Corcaigh Network, will be giving an illustrated talk on “Growing up in Cork in the 40’s and 50’s” on Monday 23rd of March, in the Turner’s Cross Community centre, (next to The Credit Union on the Curragh Road) at 7.30pm.
Car parking available in Church yard.
St. finbarr’s before the “Stout and Whiskey” spires.