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Friday, 23 August 2019

Cape Clear Wildlife Festival

Date/Time: Monday 2nd to Saturday 14th September 2019
Cape Clear Wildlife Festival 
Location: Cape Clear, West Cork
Additional Information: This year marks the 60th anniversary of BirdWatch Ireland's bird observatory on beautiful Cape Clear Island, off the West Cork coast. To celebrate this milestone, we are holding the inaugural Cape Clear Wildlife Festival, running on the island from September 2nd to 14th, organised by our Cape Clear Wildlife Officer, Steve Wing. The festival will be opened by the well-known birder, author and TV presenter David Lindo (aka The Urban Birder), and we will have an action-packed range of exciting events over the course of the festival, including guided natural history tours, sea-watching, whale-watching, bird-ringing demonstrations, bee and butterfly walks and fun family wildlife days. All events are free and everyone is welcome. We hope you will be able to join us and see all that this beautiful island has to offer. For more information click here

Monday, 19 August 2019

Event: Concert at St. Nickolas's Church in Churchtown - 150th Celebration

Date/Time: Saturday 24th August 2019 at 20:00
Location: St. Nicholas', Churchtown, Co. Cork 

Additional Information: Parish launch of the Shandrum Ceili Band new CD entitled “The Boss Murphy Musical Legacy” at 8.00pm. This event is presented with the compliments of Churchtown Heritage Society and Shandrum Ceili Band.

Friday, 16 August 2019

Heritage Week 2019

Heritage Unit Exhibition in County Hall from 8.00am to 6.00pm weekdays from Monday the 19th to Friday the 23rd of August 2019
Heritage Week 2019
From Monday the 19th of August to Friday the 23rd August 
Event: Heritage Exhibition by the Heritage Unit of Cork County Council 
Date and Time: Weekdays from 08:00 to 18:00 
Venue: County Hall Foyer, Cork County Council, Carrigrohane Straight Road 
Details: This exhibition will provide a background on Heritage and will highlight the work of Cork County Council’s Heritage Unit in promoting and supporting the appreciation and awareness of Heritage throughout the County. It will showcase many aspects of Heritage as well as those projects currently underway with the support of the Heritage Council including a publication on the Industrial Heritage of County Cork and a further publication being a Colouring Book of the wonderful culture and heritage that exists in the County. 

Suitable for children; Wheelchair Access (Full); Car Parking available. 
Contact: or phone 021 4285905 Online: 

Wednesday, 14 August 2019


 The National Women’s Council of Ireland has published a booklet titled ‘Celebrating the role of Women over 120 years of Local Government’. 
 To read or download this booklet go to

Dementia Open Day

Dementia Open Day
Date: 22nd August 
Time: 4pm – 7pm
Venue: Tearmonn Uí Chaoimh, James Street, Mitchelstown
Guest Speakers: Amy Murphy (Dementia Advisor, ASI)
 Sheena Cadoo (Occupational Therapist, HSE)
This will be an opportunity to learn about the local ASI service and what care and support is provided
Open to the public
Refreshments available

Mitchelstown Day Care
Open 1 day a week (Tuesday) 10am – 4pm
Transport and Lunch provided
€15 a day
Dementia Specific, Person Centred
Contact: Dympna Howard 086 0218504

Family Information Sessions
Date: Wednesday 25th September 
Time: 7pm – 9pm
6 week course
Venue: Tearmonn Uí Chaoimh, James Street, Mitchelstown
Contact: Amy Murphy, Dementia Advisor 086 7812217

Thursday, 8 August 2019


The Heritage Council invites tenders from suitable qualified persons to undertake responsibility for the coordination of the Irish Walled Towns Network. Closing date for etenders: 12pm Tuesday 13th August 2019. Further details at