• NEWS
  • 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 editor@corkorigins.ie.
  • 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.