Rubicon Heritage will present the findings of their study on the archaeological history of Bere Island’s 19th & 20th century military fortifications on: Saturday 22nd June, 7pm at the Community Centre, Ballinakilla, Bere Island. [Read more...]
Marcus Dawkins picture of Lauragh School on the day of the Misson c. 1913. The school looks exactly the same today 100 years later and this very picture helped the owners of this previously unpublished collection to trace the locations where the pictures were taken.
The only clue they had was that Marcus Dawkins worked as a secetary for the 5th Marquess of Lansdowne who owned the Lansdowne Estate.
THE South West Fishery Local Action Group will host an information and ideas meetings on Wednesday, June 26th next in Castletownbere at the BIM Fishery College from 8pm.
All those connected with or interested in fisheries, the marine economy, and Marine tourism are encouraged to attend.
THE RNLI Castletownbere Lifeboat came to the aid off of the West Cork coast where a small yacht had got into trouble.
The vessel, the 27′ yacht Caroline had a crew of two men aboard when she got into difficulty at around 6am on Monday morning while travelling from Valentia Island in Co. Kerry to Cape Clear.
BONANE is hosting a four-day “Gathering by the Sheen” festival from Thursday, 20th June to Sunday, 23rd June.
THE Hot Press “Best of Ireland 2013″ guide has named the Anam Cara Writer’s and Artist’s Retreat in West Cork one of Ireland’s “Best Alternative Stays”.
Anam Cara — which means “soul friend” in Irish — overlooks Coulagh Bay and the mountains and farmlands of the Beara Peninsula. [Read more...]
The movie, Byzantium, directed by Neill Jordan and starring Gemma Arterton and Saoirse Ronan tells the story of a pair of female vampires who wreak havoc on an unsuspecting English seaside town.