St. Barrahane’s Church, Castletownshend

St. Barrahane’s Church, Castletownshend, Co. Cork, Ireland. In the Parish of Castlehaven. History. This parish first appears in the decretal epistle of Pope Innocent III (1199) as Glenberchin. In the visitation book of 1615 it is called Glenbarahan. The patron saint has been identified with Berehan, son of Man of Sil Ludach Laidhe. The eastern… Continue reading St. Barrahane’s Church, Castletownshend

Festival History

PURPOSE AND HISTORY OF THE FESTIVAL Purpose of the Festival:1. promoting high quality classical music, old and new2. giving enjoyment to locals and tourist3. providing a stage for artists, established as well as aspiring ones, especially from the Cork School of Music History:The Festival of Classical Music was started in 1980 by Michael Sokolov-Grant with… Continue reading Festival History

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