Projects funded countywide under 1916 Commemorative Programme

Full list of groups, their projects, their location and funding awarded: Projects to be funded countywide

  1. Carrigaline Tidy Towns: Garden of Remembrance
    Ballincollig – Cork Nature Network: Irish Nature in 1916 “Creating a Vision 2016”
  2. Ballincollig Twinning Association: Visit of Twinning Partners (Mechterstadt in Germany and Saclay in France) to join in the centenary commemoration of 1916
  3. Carrigaline Community Association: History Through the Ages – A Parade with Reenactments
  4. Kinsale History Society: Kinsale Remembers 1916
    Ballinhassig: John L. O’ Sullivan re-enactment of march, erection of monument
  5. Crosshaven – Camden Fort Meagher:  1916 Commemoration – Remembrance Weekend
  6. ACR Heritage: “Aghabullogue & 1916 – Lectures and an exhibition”
  7. Béal Átha An Ghaorthaidh and Inchigeela Historical Society: Easter Sunday Re-enactment, exhibition and unveiling of plaque
    Carriganima Community Development: “Carriganima Easter Sunday 1916 Commemoration –  On Easter Sunday 1916 one hundred plus Volunteers mobilised at Carriganima, having come from Ballyvourney, Kilnamartyra, Ballinagree and Clondrohid; the  local Carriganima Volunteer Company was also present. It is proposed to re-enact this gathering by contacting representatives/descendants of these volunteers and the gathering will include the unveiling of commemorative plaques and light entertainment”
  8. Blarney: Brian O Donchú publication on Frank Busteed, lecture
    Cúil Aodha: Coiste Litríochta Mhúscraí Comóradh ar ócáid a thuit amach I gCúil Aodha I Mí Iúil 1918
  9. Timothy R. Murray Memorial Plaques, re-enactments, heritage projects and publications
  10. Baile Mhúirne: Mary Keane “A Question of Language” – a Video Exhibition with some of the former attendees of Coláiste Iosagáin in Baile Mhúirne
  11. Kilmurry Historical and Archaeological Association: Commemoration and reenactment of volunteer march through Kilmurry village (teaming up with Ballinhassig Historical Assoc.)
    Múscraí – Coiste Litríochta: Mhúscraí Foillsiú Féilire (Calendar based on 1916 heroes, poets and writers)
  12. Baile Mhúirne: Studio Eas Coille Art Exhibition (showcasing the prominent places in the Múscraí Gaeltacht that featured prominently between 1916 and 1921)
  13. Macroom: Ted Cunningham Cumann na mBan
  14. Baile Mhúirne:   Slí Gaeltacht Mhúscraí Cathaoir Cuimhneachán ar 1916 a thógaint ar Slí Galetahct Mhúscraí (1916 Remembrance Chair along the Muskerrry Walking Way)
    Béal Átha an Ghaorthaidh: Coláiste na Mumhan Oireachtas an Éirí Amach (arts and the Rebellion in Irish and English)
    GDI Productions: Production and Performance of a new play about Michael Collins – working title “The Big Fella”
  15. Cobh: James Connolly Remember Group Cobh Music and Lectures celebrating James Connolly in Cobh
  16. Cobh: Youth Services Documentary Film entitled “Reflections on the 1916 Easter Rising and past connections to present day Cobh”
  17. Knockraha Historical Society: “The Secret Landscape of Knockraha” – War of Independence Heritage Trail
    Cobh 1916 Commemoration Committee: Reenactment of Cobh Volunteers’ assembly and march. This event will see the unveiling of a plaque; the opening of a memorial garden and the erection of a monument
  18. Cobh: Museum Two exhibitions one re Scuttling of the Aud/Queenstown involvement in 1916 and the other on the history of Irish Dance
  19. Cobh: Tourism Ltd Display of Anchor from the Aud with suitable interpretation signage
  20. Cobh: Animation Team Mothers Day Afternoon Tea (Mná na hÉireann/Women of the Rising) Event
  21. Castlemartyr Family Carers and Disability Support Group: A Celebration of the Music and Musicians of 1916 (Ireland and Worldwide)
  22. Killeagh Inch Historical Group: Community Commemorative Event involving local school and relatives of Ristéard Ó Foghlú of Knockmonlea for his contribution to the Irish language and the part he and his family played in 1916
  23. Midelton: Pamela Morrison Documentary looking at the youth’s opinion of the Irish flag, what qualities a leader should have and what they would change about the 1916 proclamation
  24. Youghal: Comhaltas Garden of Remembrance
  25. Youghal Celebrates History: Youghal 2016 – Degrees of Seperation (Seminar and Publication)
  26. Matthew McAteer: Discovering the People Featured in the Horgan Film Collection circa 1916
    Ballymacoda Ladysbridge Community Council: Centenary Remembrance and Celebration
  27. Rostellan Development Association: “Thomas Kent Memorial Park” and community gathering with music and display of dancing, etc.
  28. Youghal Comhaltas: Musical Pageant on the Young Life of James Connolly
  29. Castlelyons Bridesbridge Tidy Towns and Heritage Group: 1916 Trees of Remembrance
  30. Fermoy St. Colman’s College: Thomas McDonagh Plaque at school where he once taught
  31. Glanworth Players Community Theatre Group: Commissioning and Stating of Play entitled “The Wearing of the Motley” – written to commemorate those throughout the country who were primed to join the Easter rising, but who ultimately did not due to the countermanding order
  32. Glanworth Community Council: Garden of Remembrance
    Kildorrery Community Development Association: Erecting a Monument and associated Events
  33. Ballyhoura Development: Military Graveyards Project
    Conna Community Council: Special Events including Military Ceremony
  34. Castlelyons Community Council & Barrymore Players Drama Group: “The Kents of Bawnard” – A Drama Production
    Charleville Heritage Society: commemorating the Charleville Battalion (Old I.R.A.) by inscribing their names on a panel to be erected in the Garden of Remembrance, plaque to Éamon de Valera
  35. Fermoy 1916 Commemoration Committee: Parade, laying of wreath, Garden of Remembrance, souvenir programme
    Castlelyons 1916 Commemoration Committee: Cork County ‘Ireland 2016’ Commemorative Ceiliuradh at Castlelyons
    Bruach na Carraige Cultural and Heritage Centre: “The Path to 1916” – A Commomoration in music (song and dance) by Ceoltoirí Sliabh Luachra
  36. St. Brendan’s N. S. Rathcoole: “A Celebration of Life in 1916”
    Mallow Field Club: Digitisation of 25 past Mallow Field Club Journals
  37. Mallow Field Club Lecture
  38. Bernard Moynihan Commemoration Committee: Memorial/plaque and lecture
  39. Millstreet Country Park: Historical Trail(guided tours), Festival, statues
  40. Freemount 1916 Commemoration Committee: memorial, garden of remembrance and publication
  41. Mourneabbey Community Council: Mourneabbey Community 2016 Centenary Celebrations
  42. Kilbrin Community Council: A weekend of celebreations and dress of the time, memorials and plaques
  43. Newmarket Development Association / Duhallow Heritage Society: Lasair na Saoirse – A Duhallow Garden of Remembrance
  44. Duhallow Choral Society: “The Risen People” Duhallow Remembers
  45. Cullen 1916 Committee: memorial and garden of remembrance involving local schools
  46. Millstreet Monument Committee: Lecture, Publication launch, plaque and monument
  47. Kiskeam Brass Band: Restart the Kiskeam Brass Band
  48. Boherbue 1916 Centenary Commemoration Committee: Gathering, Plaque, exhibit, art installation and TV documentary and booklet
  49. Domina Commemorative Committee: ‘Who We Are’ Dromina 1916-2016 Commemorative Community Festival
  50. Mallow Development Partnership: Various – Exhibition, “Irish Night”, unveiling of plaque to Volunteers, Remembrance Garden; showing of Movie Wind That Shakes the Barley
  51. Beara Historical Society: Erection and unveiling of plaque to Padraig O’ Laoghaire, Gaelic League scholar and author and the Irish teacher of Padraig Pearse
  52. Colm Scully and Conor MacManus: “Breakfast with Padraig” Spoken Word and Film Performance
  53. Oileán Cléire: Éamon Lankford Remembrance Ceremony at Sea (off Gascannane Rock where O’ Donovan Rossa is said to have composed some famous lines of Irish poetry), exhibition
  54. Clonakilty Historical Society: erection of memorial, publish a historical journal on the Lyre Company
  55. West Cork Oral Heritage: Oral History Project
  56. Castletownbere Scoil Phobail Bhéara: Oral History Project
  57. Clonakilty:  Conradh Na nGaeilge Cnoch Na gCoillte refurbishment of grave of Máire Ní Shíthe in (Gaelic Authoress)Timoleague, erection of a plaque in Clonakilty
  58. Inchigeela Tidy Towns: Garden of Remembrance. Inchigeela Tidy Towns will undertake a garden of remembrance
  59. Cork County Council: Michael Collins House Permanent exhibition reflecting the life of Michael Collins from his birth in Woodfield to his death at Beal na mBlath.
  60. West Cork Maritime Heritage Company: Exhibition of Fishing Vessel  “The Free State” – the first fishing boat to be registered in Cork at Independence, Registration No “C 1”
  61. Courtmacsherry St. Patricks Day Festival Committee: week long historical and cultural festival event with strong Irish language aspect
  62. Oileán Cléire: Éamon Lankford publication in Irish and English of John K. Cotter’s poems as well as a lecture and the Cape Clear connection with the landing of guns from the Asgard
  63. Bantry Historical Society: Reenactment march and historical lecture
  64. Ardfield National School: Garden of Remembrance, exhibition of children’s projects, lectures, re-enactments
  65. Rosscarbery National Committee: Remembrance Parade and Commemoration of Easter Rising (particular mention of Michael Collins and Seán Hayes)
  66. West Cork Arts Centre: 1916 to 2016 – 100 years in History and Art (Working title
  67. Skibbereen & District Chamber of Commerce: 2016 St. Patrick’s Day Parade/Pageant
  68. Skibbereen 1916 Commemoration Committee: Commemoration of both Gearóid Ó Suilleabháin (raised Tricolor over GPO) and Jeremiah O’ Donovan Rossa
  69. Skibbereen Arts Festival: The People’s Museum of Skibbereen 1916 – 2016
  70. William Rossa Cole: “Rossa Irish Rebel” – a documentary film
  71. Bantry Development and Tourism Association: “Bantry Celebrates and Commemorates:  A  community commemorative event will take place in Bantry over Easter Weekend 2016. Activities will include historical lectures, an exhibition of memorabilia and photographs, musical performances, church ceremonies and a children’s art camp entitled “Remembering the Past”
  72. Clonakilty Duchas Heritage: Clonakilty Community 1916 Events
  73. Cork County Council – Architects Redevelopment of Béal na Bláth Site to include on-site interpretation
  74. Drinagh Seán Ó Muirthile Historical Society: Seán Hurley Commemoration Day
  75. Cork City and County Archives Book for the 1916 Easter Rising Centenary based on documents for the 1912 – 1918 period held in the Cork City and County Archives
  76. Cork Genealogical Society: Genealogy Conference “Your Family in 1916”
  77. Uileann Ceol: Ancestral Connections – Roots to the Rising 2016 in association with the Irish genealogy Summer School, University College, Cork
  78. Cork County Council – Library: The Culture and Entertainment of 1916 (variety event with song, poetry and drama)
  79. Ortús Chamber Music Festival: Commission and Performance of a new chamber music work “Pause” by Sam Perkin in commemoration of the 1916 Rising