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The Cork Foundation

When: Wednesday, 4 May, 2016

Picture: Don O'Leary, Director, Alan Raymond, Student, Michael Mulligan, Teacher, Rachel Lucey, Deputy Director and Pádraic Vallely, CEO Cork Foundation 

Cork City (Cork)
Don O'Leary, Director, Alan Raymond, Student, Michael Mulligan, Teacher, Rachel Lucey, Deputy Director and Pádraic Vallely, CEO Cork Foundation  PIC DARRAGH KANE

Beara Peninsula Database launched

When: Friday, 29 April, 2016

This three-volume work provided researchers and Beara descendants with access to genealogical information, mostly around the Catholic parishes of Adrigole, Allihies, Castletownbere, Eyeries, and Glengarriff.

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Pullen Strand

Oh Lord send me a sign!....

When: Thursday, 28 April, 2016

Signs have been used as far back as the ancient Egyptians and Romans. Many Roman examples are preserved, among them the widely recognized bush to indicate a tavern, from which is derived the proverb "Good wine needs no bush".

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Funny Irish Signs

Franciscan Friary

When: Saturday, 23 April, 2016

Perhaps the most notable landmark in the parish of Claregalway lies just to the north of the river Clare and to the west of the Norman castle. 

Claregalway (Baile Chláir)
Claregalway Franciscan Friary

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