Poetry Ireland – Poetry Town in Bandon

Poetry Town in Bandon was officially launched in West Cork Heritage Centre Bandon by the Mayor of Cork County, Gillian Coughlan, who is also a Bandon resident. Bandon’s Poet Laureate Matthew Geden unveiled his commissioned poem ‘The Walls We Build’. Bandon as a plantation walled town was built for monoculture. Now with one in five residentsContinue reading “Poetry Ireland – Poetry Town in Bandon”

Community Development Initiative 2018/2019

We applied to Cork County Council in 2018 for funding to undertake essential repairs and add safety features so as to be able to expand our community event offering. As you all know, our long term aim is to develop the centre as a quality exhibition and event venue. While we weren’t successful in thatContinue reading “Community Development Initiative 2018/2019”

Gaelscoil Dhroichead na Banndan school visit

Ar an Aoine chuaigh pásití ó Ghaelscoil Dhroichead na Banndan síos chuig an Ionad Oidhreachta i nDroichead na Banndan. Bhí deis ag na pásití an forógra a léámh agus léargas a fháil ar conas mar a bhí an saol na blianta fada ó shin ar scoil agus mórthimpeall an bhaile mór. Ba deis iontach éContinue reading “Gaelscoil Dhroichead na Banndan school visit”