The History Corner

History of General Elections in West Cork

Posted on: 5th February, 2014 in The History Corner

General elections give a fascinating insight into local history. From the political persuasion of those elected, we can gather an understanding of the public mood. For many years County Cork was a single constituency, but in 1885, Cork was divided...

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History of General Elections in West Cork

Posted on: 15th January, 2014 in The History Corner

General elections give a fascinating insight into local history. From the political persuasion of those elected, we can gather an understanding of the public mood. For many years County Cork was a single constituency, but in 1885, Cork was divided...

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Life in London for Collins

Posted on: 31st December, 2013 in The History Corner

Most of us are aware of the role Michael Collins played in the War of Independence and his subsequent death during the civil war. Many are aware of his early years in West Cork and the famous dying words of...

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