Please note that due to the high number of Covid-19 cases in the community, the Skibbereen & District Historical Society has decided to cancel the 2022 Journal lunch on Thursday 7th July. Apologies to anyone for any inconvenience caused by this.
The good news is that the Skibbereen Historical Journal Vol 18, 2022, is now available for purchase in shops in Skibbereen and some other outlets in West Cork.
Like other years, the 2022 Journal has a wide variety of articles, including: The Civil War in Skibbereen, An Eye-Witness Account of Michael Collins in Skibbereen in 1922, The Holy Wells of County Cork, The Irish White Cross in Skibbereen, The Heroic Life of Kate McCarthy (Sr Marie Laurence), Irish Army Census Records 1922, Sweet Ilen – the story of a river, and much more. See a full list of the articles below.
The Journal is selling for €12. As well as local shops this year’s Journal, and a selection of back issues, can be purchased online at https://biblio.ie/bookstore/coolim-books-skibbereen/shj/39607814
The Civil War in Skibbereen during July and August 1922 – William Casey
Thomas Healy (1895 – 1957) – Liz Cassidy & Bernard Cassidy
An Eye-Witness Account of Michael Collins in Skibbereen in 1922 – Joe Gibbons
The Heroic Life of Kate McCarthy (Sr Marie Laurence) – Margaret Murphy
Patrick John Hurley of Windmill, Skibbereen, (1888-1918) – Julianna Minihan
Cornelius O’Driscoll: A West Cork man serving in the Spanish Army (1602-1622) – Oscar Hernanz Elvira
Michael Collins and the Irish Provisional Government: January – August 1922 – Donal Corcoran
The Irish White Cross in Skibbereen – Philip O’Regan
Irish Army Census Records 1922 – Maura Cahalane
The Holy Wells of County Cork with particular reference to Skibbereen & the Mizen Peninsula – Amanda Clarke
Sweet Ilen – the story of a river: Part 1 – Source to Tide – Robert Harris
Rides through the County of Cork: Castle Donovan – Philip Dixon Hardy