News from County Cork

County in Focus - Cork

When: Saturday, 9 July, 2022

The nickname Rebel County comes from a long history of rebellion beginning with the arrival of Vikings in the 9th century but it was Cork's support of Perkin Warbeck in 1491 (a pretender to the throne) that earned them the title 'Rebel Country' by the English Monarchy.

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NATIONAL FAMINE COMMEMORATION 2018

When: Thursday, 19 October, 2017

Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and Chair of the National Famine Commemoration Committee, has announced that next year's National Famine Commemoration will take place on Saturday, 12th May 2018 in University College Cork.  The focal point of the 2

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Genealogy Night Course

When: Thursday, 29 September, 2016

The genealogy night course will take place in Fermoy Education Centre for 8 weeks from 10th October from 7.30-9.30pm every Monday. Registration takes place on Monday 3rd October from 7-8pm. For further information contact:

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From Cove to Canada, the journey of John Doody and Eliza Power

When: Sunday, 7 August, 2016

Sheila Hennessy is a descendant of one couple who made the journey from Ireland to Canada as part of the Peter Robinson Scheme. Sheila tells us that 'depending on the source, their origin was listed as either Ballyhooly or Fermoy (both Co.

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