A Cooper is a craftsman trained to make and repair wooden casks.
To celebrate Dáibhí de Barra’s life and achievements, the Carrigtwohill and District Historical Society unveiled commemorative plaque on his grave in the Old Graveyard.
In fact, the earliest account of tourists or visitors to Ballycotton can be traced to the early to mid-1740s! It comes from an autobiography by John Carteret Pilkington: The Real Story of John Carteret Pilkington written by himself, which was published in London in 1760, about twenty years after his visit to Ballycotton. Pilkington’s arrival in Ballycotton was quite dramatic too!
The schools are all Edmund Rice schools and the campaign is a key part of the network’s focus on social advocacy, peace and justice.
Chief district office Joe McCarthy and staff are overseeing a pilot wildflower meadow project its Lodge headquarters and at various council-maintained planting areas in the town.
Cork students were honoured for their efforts in promoting water conservation and awareness at the An Taisce Green-Schools regional awards in Little Island this week.