History: Con McCarthy: The Celts,Their Traces and Legacy – A history and slide show of the Celts
Con McCarthy MA, is a historian of huge experience. He has taken time out from writing his book, to deliver a fascinating history on our ancestors – the Celts. His languid and engaging style will have you enthralled.
Alan O’ Rourke MA: A Study of Medieval Castles and sites in county Cork and Kerry and distribution of ringforts in County Cork.
Alan,is a knowledgeable and unique historian. He will display a fascinating array of diagrams and maps that he has painstakingly put together from his field research on medieval castles and ringforts.
Poetry: Diarmaid Kingston- Celebrating the poetry of Francis Ledgeworth – The hundred year anniversary of his death.
Diarmaid Kingston MA, is an author, historian and poet. He has published a book about the RIC in west Cork and one Ring parish, as well as short stories and poetry. However on this occasion he wants to celebrate the often forgotten brilliance of Francis Ledgeworth, Irishman and poet who perished in the Great War.
Venue: Clonakilty Library, Friday 16th.