August 26th 2017. Interest for this year’s guided walk for National Heritage Week was sufficient to warrant an extra outing in the afternoon. In all, some seventy people attended. A scientific analysis of this singular event is included in an new publication by the editor. The article, entitled Cork’s earthquake of 1755: interpreted as a seismic seiche, is illustrated with maps of eighteenth-century Cork and is for sale. Enquiries to email@example.com.
The archaeological survey by Maurice Hurley at the former Beamish and Crawford brewery is now complete, and preparation of a report on the excavations has begun. As expected, much of importance concerning the medieval origins of the city was uncovered during the fieldwork.