Some pictures from the Cork Past Exhibition 2011,
Irish Volunteers stand A Cork Past Exhibition 2011
Irish Volunteers stand B Cork Past Exhibition 2011
Irish Volunteers stand C Cork Past Exhibition 2011
Irish Volunteers stand D Cork Past Exhibition 2011
Irish Volunteers stand Members Cork Past Exhibition 2011
The Knockraha Stand, Maxim machine Gun dated 1916,Irish Volunteers weapon, Cork
Grenade /Bomb moulds used by Cork IRA/Volunteers, on the Knockraha stand,
Cork Brigade Volunteers with Grenade Moulds and smelting equipment,photo taken at the time of the truce, volunteers Corry in picture third from right,Knockraha stand.
“Sing Sing” Prison, IRA Cork prison ,underground/Bunker used as prison during the War of Independence,some 70 prisoner were held here,some being executed
IRA BUNKER/Prison Cork Knockraha
IRA Cork Brigade prison
Wheel from the British Crossley by 3.rd west cork brigade Tender Burnt out at the Kilmichael Ambush
Kilmichael Ambush wheel History ,Kilmurray Stand
The Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation will have a small information and display stand at city Hall, cork city on September 30,th. All are welcome to attend , please see information sent to us by Richard Cooke below for details:
Celebrating Cork Past
Invites you, your friends & colleagues
to the Official Opening of the
Annual Family Heritage Festival
Celebrating Cork Past Exhibition 2011
The Lord Mayor of Cork
Councillor Terry Shannon &
Cork City Council
County Mayor, Councillor Tim Lombard
Millennium Hall, City Hall, Cork
Friday, September 30th at 12noon
In this unique Exhibition, over 40 Heritage Organizations from all over Cork City and County will come together to showcase the rich colourful heritage, tradition and culture of their area in a series of fascinating educational exhibits and artefacts.
At this day-long family friendly exhibition, visitors can leisurely browse through the wealth of history on display and discover the exciting work being carried out by these enthusiastic voluntary heritage groups in their communities.
A Heritage Festival on the pulse of the past with a view to the future, the warm friendly welcome you’ll enjoy at Celebrating Cork Past Exhibition is sure to put a smile on your face. Why not come along and enjoy the chit chat in a warm friendly atmosphere – a must see for all the family and for all those who want to learn more about their rich, colourful Cork heritage, tradition & culture.
This unique event is supported by Cork City Council.
Admission is free.
You’ll be glad you visited Celebrating Cork Past Exhibition.