HERITAGE WEEK 2020

Members and Friends of Bantry Historical Society are currently considering and planning projects for inclusion in the new format of Heritage Week 2020.  This year it’s all about projects, due to Government restrictions/social distancing relating to Covid-19 Pandemic. This year 2020 is the 15th year of Heritage Week, coordinated by the Heritage Council, so it’s…

Mayor of the County of Cork welcomes Online Commemoration of Air India Flight 182 for the families of victims on 35th Anniversary

Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr Ian Doyle participated in a YouTube remembrance ceremony for the victims of Air India Flight 182 and Narita International Airport bombings, following an invitation from families of the victims of the 1985 terrorist attack. Mayor Doyle joined Ambassador of India to Ireland, Mr Sandeep Kumar and Chargée d’Affaires…

Dunmanway’s Rising Star

Sally Collins from Dunmanway is following in her father Brian’s footsteps, having recently debuted as a DJ on West Cork FM.  Sally who is just 15 and currently in Junior Cert year has been using her time off school due to Covid 19 to keep the spirits up of young and old by hosting her…