Avondhu Blackwater Partnership Offers Exciting Tours

Over the month of August, Avondhu Blackwater Partnership will be offering two guided heritage tours. The first – offered as part of National Heritage Week – will take place on Saturday, August 23. This takes in the Blackwater Valley from Mallow to Lismore. Commentary will be provided. Also part of the National Heritage Week, the second tour…

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International Men’s Health Awareness Week

Local Fermoy Event International Men’s Health Awareness Week – Fermoy Men’s Club have planned a walk this Friday June 13th 2014 The group will depart from The Forge Car Park, Cork Road at 10.00 am The group will be led by members of the Fermoy Men’s Club and the walk will proceed through the town…

An Introduction to Fieldwalking

An ideal community event! REGISTER NOW! for An Introduction to Fieldwalking with Dr Conor Brady One Day Workshop, SATURDAY, 10th MAY 2014, Skerries Mills, Skerries Co. Dublin Fee: €30/£25 IAI Members – €45/£35 Non-Members – €15/£12 Student/Unwaged REGISTER by 7th May 2014 at: info@iai.ie

Fir Maige Archaeology Conference, Fermoy

A conference on the history and archaeology of North Cork will be held in Fermoy on the first weekend of May (2nd-4th). Speakers include some leading academic historians and archaeologists, but the conference is aimed at bringing academic research to the general public, and everybody is welcome. The conference will also include a field trip…

Easter Food and Craft Fair at Mallow Castle

This Sunday, Tunnel Vision will launch its Community Stall at the Racing Home for Easter Food and Craft Fair in the grounds of Mallow Castle. A joint project operated by COPE, the Irish Wheelchair Association and the National Learning Network, Tunnel Vision promotes social inclusion, and raises disability and environmental awareness. The inter-generational learning project…

Upcoming Heritage Events

Upcoming Events: Date/Time Wednesday March 26th 2014 at 19:00 Event: “TOBAR” – Launch of a Photographic Exhibition celebrating the Rituals of the Holy Well and the Pattern Day in Irish Folk Tradition  Location: Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa, College of Further Education, Tramore Road, Cork. Additional Information: The students of Cultural & Heritage Studies in Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa College of Further…

National Spring Clean 1st – 30th April 2014

National Spring Clean is Ireland’s most popular, well recognised and successful anti-litter initiative. Now in its 15th year, the campaign encourages every sector of society to actively participate and take responsibility for litter, by actually conducting clean-ups in their own local environment. National Spring Clean traditionally takes place throughout the month of April. National Spring…

Taking Care Of Business

Do you own or manage a small business? Are you thinking of starting a new business? Then these events are for you! Over 25 State bodies will be available to give you information and advice on a range of services for business. By attending one of these events you will: Meet informally with representatives from…

Irish Wildlife Trust Cork Branch Frog Survey

The Irish Wildlife Trust Cork Branch is conducting a survey in rural and urban areas of Cork to learn more about the distribution and preferred habitats of the Common frog. The surveying will start in the spring when frogs start to spawn. The surveys will continue to be undertaken through each stage of the frogs…

Food Innovation Gateways Event

Date: Tuesday 22nd October 2013 Venue: Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 15 Time: 08.30 – 12.30 Big Ideas for SMEs A showcase of ideas for ambitious food enterprises – find out about our research & development activities, technologies and supports for the food industry. This exciting event provides an opportunity for all food companies…

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership Hails Blackwater Outdoor Activities Success

It has been almost three years since Blackwater Outdoor Activities opened their doors in Castletownroche offering an array of fun filled outdoor adventure activities. The company, who are based in Blackwater Castle, have a range of activities that now includes archery, zip line, obstacle course, laser clay pigeon shooting, zorbing and karting. One of the…

National Bioenergy Conference 2013

Date: Friday 08 November Venue: Louis Fitzgerald Hotel Naas Road Time: 09:00 – 16:30 Click here for the Conference flyer (269 KB). Conference Overview The Government published a Strategy for Renewable Energy ‘2012 – 2020’. Ireland has a binding target to produce 16% of its consumed energy from renewables by 2020. This 16% straddles the electricity, heating and transport sectors.…

Upcomming Events in October

  Date/Time October 03rd at 20:30 Event: The Battle of Kinsale – An Illustrated Talk Location: Acton’s Hotel, Kinsale Additional Information: Paul O OKeeffe – archaeologist with the Kinsale Battlefield Project is giving an illustrated talk on the amazing story of the Battle of Kinsale – Kinsale surrounded by English siege encampments one as big as Derry City, over…

Investing in Our Rural Future Facilitating the Role of Volunteers Conference

Investing in Our Rural Future Facilitating the Role of Volunteers – 18th October 2013, Portlaoise, Co Laois Working with colleagues in the Department of the Environment and counterparts in Northern Ireland, this conference seeks to stimulate increased energy and enthusiasm for community led local development in advance of the new Rural Development Programme. The conference keynote…

Fathers who live apart from their children

Whether through divorce, separation or other circumstances, some fathers & stepfathers don’t live with their children. This can have far reaching effects on all those involved. Le Chéile FRC will hold an open meeting for men in this situation. This meeting will look at how Le Chéile can support fathers to support themselves through this…