Mon, 30 Mar, 2020
The Indian Ambassador to Ireland, Sandeep Kumar, paid tribute to MacSwiney in City Hall as his embassy staged a showcase of his country’s food, dance and culture to mark India’s Republic Day.
Mon, 27 Jan, 2020
The school which has produced more Lords Mayor of Cork than any other is set to honour three iconic past-pupils - two of whom died in the struggle for Irish independence and the brave man who succeeded them.
Wed, 08 Jan, 2020
Many people played a role in Henry Ford setting up the plant in his ancestral home in Cork, and one of the unsung heroes may well have been the Lord Mayor of Cork when the factory began production in 1919, William F. O’Connor.
Tue, 23 May, 2017
Not only did Irish nationalists and republicans respect the courage of those who fought at Gallipoli, but at least one Englishman, an officer veteran of that campaign, walked behind uniformed officers of the First Cork Brigade IRA, in the London stage of the funeral of Terence MacSwiney, who died on hunger strike in Brixton Prison in October, 1920.
Sat, 23 May, 2015
I FIND it hard to fathom why the Lord Mayor of Cork, Brian Bermingham, should wish to organise a concert in the City Hall in honour of Corkmen who died in British uniform in the First World War. Moreover, the timing (November 8) makes the concert part of a bigger Remembrance Day/Poppy Day ceremony — a blanket commemoration of all British regiments and campaigns.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2008