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Thursday, 4 December 2014

Upcoming Heritage Events Cork County

Date/Time Monday 15th to Friday 19th December at 12:00
Event: Festive Tours of Fota House
Location: Fota House, Fota Island, Co. Cork
Additional Information: Come for a festive tour in Fota House to see behind the scenes of the Magic of Santa and the house traditionally decorated for the season. For booking call 021 4815543. .

Date/Time Wednesday 07th January 2015 at 13:00
Event: Fulachtai fia and Bronze Age cooking in Ireland: Reappraising the evidence
Location: Crawford Art Gallery, Cork
Additional Information: Alan Hawkes, Dept. of Archaeology, UCC, will give a talk on Fulachtaí fia and Bronze Age cooking in Ireland - Reappraising the evidence. This talk has been organised by the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society. All welcome, no cover charge.

Date/Time Thursday 08th January 2015 at 20:00
Event: Illustrated Lecture - Families of Blarney Castle -The Jefferyes & The Colthursts
Location: Blarney Secondary School (Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál), Blarney
Additional Information: Blarney & District Historical Society presents an illustrated lecture titled "Families of Blarney Castle -The Jefferyes & The Colthursts". Margaret Lantry will give this fascinating talk on the night. Everybody Welcome. Enquiries to Brian Gabriel 087 2153216

Date/Time Monday 19th January 2015 at 20:00
Event: Massacre in West Cork
Location: Ballincollig Rugby Club, Co. Cork
Additional Information: Barry Keane will give a fascinating talk detailing what happened in Ballygroman, Ovens and in and around Dunmanway in 1922.Attendance on the night is €3 (annual subscription for all lectures €10). Event organised by the Muskerry Local History Society, for more information contact Rod MacConaill (086 1089524) or Dermot Lucey (087 9331135).

It is hoped that these news items and events are of interest.

Have a wonderful December and Christmas and all the very best for now.

Le meas
Conor Nelligan
Heritage Officer

Heritage Unit, Planning Dept. Floor 3,
County Hall, Carrigrohane Rd. Co. Cork

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