Category Archives: Skellig Coast News

Skellig VSMM Conference 2017

VSMM Introduction Naisc Visitors Bios Acknowledgement Download Brochure Valentia Free Event Ticket Ballinskelligs Free Event Ticket With the support of NAISC Skellig Kerry Diaspora Network Skellig VSMM Conference 2017 VSMM Delegates visiting Skellig Coast 27th- 29th October 2017 Arriving on Friday 27th October Leaving on Monday 30th October. naiscdiasporanetwork@gmail.com @SkelligKerry 087 6845989 Introduction from NAISC…
Read more

The Heavens Proclaim: Astronomy and the Vatican

Bro Guy Consolmagno SJ the Pope's Astronomer  · Hosted by Kerry Dark Sky Tourism The Pope’s Astronomer, Bro. Guy Consolmagno, S.J., Director of the Vatican Observatory, will visit the Kerry International Dark Sky Reserve on Tuesday, October 17th. 2017. He is due to deliver two talks – one to secondary school students at Coláiste na Sceilge,…
Read more

Iveragh Learning Landscapes this Weekend

Iveragh Learning Landscapes starts this Saturday Iveragh Learning Landscapes is a weekend of talks, walks and workshops encompassing local natural and built heritage, outdoor education, land stewardship and well-being. Based in the beautiful Iveragh peninsula between the villages of Waterville and Caherdaniel, workshops will take place both indoors in various venues and outdoors in some…
Read more

Seine Boats

The Boat-builders: Folklore Kerry Boat Building Family’s Danny Gleeson described how the Gleesons migrated from the Bantry area to the Castlecove area pre the 1840’s and have been building timber boats in Skehanagh since the 1850s. Starting with Tom Gleeson, the craft was passed to James and from James to Dick and Davy. Danny is…
Read more

Daniel O Connell

O’Connell championed Catholic Emancipation and Irish popular politics. In Britain his importance to liberal reform transcended his role as an Irish leader. In the United States those schooled in his ideas of mass democracy copied his methods. He was remarkably liberal, realising and urging not only the potential of emerging democratic forces but also the…
Read more