The relatively untouched, authentic post-industrial landscape around Allihies will be explored and documented. [Read more...]
A NEW exhibition at UCC, “From Rocky Shores to the Rocky Mountains: The Irish in Montana” will be officially launched next Tuesday.
The exhibition, which comes to Ireland from the Butte-Silver Bowe Archives and University of Montana, is a retrospective glimpse into the lives of the Irish in Montana from their initial arrival in the US until the present using materials from archival and oral collections.
THE Allihies Copper Mine Museum has been awarded the President’s Award by the Association for Industrial Archaeology (AIA), the leading UK body dedicated to the preservation of industrial heritage.
This award is given each year to a site or monument, which is visited by delegates during association conferences. [Read more...]
THE Heritage Council of Ireland has approved funding for a number of West Cork projects in Bantry, Kinsale and Allihies under their 2012 Grant Scheme.
In Kinsale, the Council have approved funding for the preparation of a conservation plan for the restoration of the Napoleonic signal tower as a visitor centre and a panoramic viewing point.