Best wishes to Cullen U12 Ladies Set who are dancing at the All Ireland Fleadh in Ennis this Sunday
This photo of Mount Leader is from around 1909. More recent photos are below. The photo is a zoomed capture from a photo in the Lawrence Collection.
[read more …] “Mount Leader House in it’s Heyday”
The Alan O’Connor Memorial Trophy(gents and juvenile boys), and
the Discount Store Trophy (Ladies and juvenile girls)
can be played tonight Friday @ 7pm or tomorrow Saturday @ 3pm
with the presentation taking place after the usual 6pm Scramble
on Tuesday evening next 23rd August.
– from Millstreet Pitch & Putt
This local documentary by LTV & The Michael Collins Centre traces the life of Michael Collins, from his birth near Clonakilty in 1890, through his school days at Lisavaird and Clonakilty national schools. It follows his time working in London, his role in the 1916 rebellion and Collins coming to the fore as one of the most important Irish leader of The War of Independence. Events in Dublin and West Cork during that war are highlighted as is the division over the treaty. The Civil War and “The Big Fella’s” death in Beal na Blath in 1922 are explored. The film uses dramatic sketches and interviews with relatives of the people involved to tell the story of this extraordinary period of Irish history. We have a look at the Michael Collins monuments around the country, including the unveiling of the [read more …] “Cinema: “Mick””