On Thursday, 13th Sept. 2018 Millstreet Library was the location for a day of Family History Research with the wonderfully enthusiastic Genealogist Supreme from Co. Limerick – Karen O’Riordan from the Local Studies Library of Cork County Library. Karen met a number of people having spoken to them by phone some days ago receiving some background family history and then researching each person’s family history. For me I got some very valuable insights into the O’Leary (my mother’s maiden name) Family History. Karen asked us to focus on just one of our parents. What a truly excellent service by Cork County Library. If there is a further occasion when such a Day of Family History is repeated we would certainly encourage you to participate. All seen by the superbly dedicated Karen today felt greatly enriched by the treasured information shared. Our pictures illustrate Karen working with just two of the many appreciative participants – Margaret Healy and yours truly. Very special thanks also to the consistently helpful Millstreet Librarian – Grace Tangney who coordinated this special Day of Family History. (S.R.) [read more …] “Excellent Family History Support at Millstreet Library”
The new IRD Duhallow Training Courses Brochure ( Autumn/Winter 2018) is currently being distributed across the Duhallow region. There are seventy odd courses that will be run this Autumn in the following sectors: Business / Career Preparation / Marketing & Sale / Food / Agriculture / Horticulture / Health & Safety / Health Care / Human Resource / It / Personal Development / Warehousing / Craft.
The list of courses is below, but for full details read the brochure from IRD Duhallow here. [read more …] “IRD Duhallow Training Courses for Autumn 2018”
Laura Cullinane, Siobhan Tarrant & Sheila Barratt with the cheque for ‘Fight For Fionn’, half of the proceeds from the Stretcher Race run by the Bush Bar at the start of June. The other half went to the boy from Killarney Ian O’Connell, and Connie delivered that cheque himself – photo Geraldine Dennehy. [read more …] “Stretcher Race Cheque for Fionn”