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.

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An illustrated talk on, “Growing up in the Marsh in the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s”

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

in The Community Centre Hall, Grattan St. On Friday May 15th @ 7.30pm

All are Welcome.

Light refreshment will be available on the night.

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Recent illustrated talks

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 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.

Public Talk in Turner’s Cross Community Centre, Monday 23rd of March.

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.

All Welcome.

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Car parking available in Church yard.