Ballyphehane 1916-2016 Commemoration Committee would like to thank the following for their contributions to our year of events, and/or to this Heritage Pod –
Declan Myers, local historian and author of ‘Ballyphehane: My own place’ for historical information, excerpts and pictures,
Richard Henchion, historian and author of ‘The Land of the Finest Drop: The story of life, love and labour in the districts of the Lough, Togher, Pouladuff, Friar’s Walk and Ballyphehane over a period of 400 years’, for historical information,
Roger (Ronnie) Herlihy, local historian and author of ‘Among the Stones: A history of St. Joseph’s Cemetery’, for historical information and for sharing his collection of pictures and newspaper clippings about Ballyphehane over the years,
Gráinne O’Connell and the Ballyphehane & District Pipe Band, for turning out and providing pipes and drums for all our events in 2016, and all the performers who gave their time and talent, too many to mention all but including John Spillane, Club Ceoil, Clann Eireann, Joan Denise Moriarty School of Dance, Polyphonics and everyone!
Tadhg O’Connell and everyone at Ballyphehane Community Centre for their support in 2016 and for letting us locate the Heritage Pod here,
Sandra O’Meara, RAPID Co-ordinator, Cork City Council,
Niamh Twomey, Heritage Officer, Cork City Council and Conor Nelligan, Heritage Officer, Cork County Council,
Jamie Furey and everyone at Cork Folklore project, and the ladies and gentlemen whose audio excerpts we have used,
Cabra Historical Society Re-enactment Group and Kinsale Re-enactment Group,
Siobhán Bric, Principal, and children at Gaelscoil an Teaghlaigh Naofa,
Christine Fitzsimons, former Principal, and children at Maria Assumpta National School,
A big thank-you to all the local businesses who donated prizes for raffles and draws,
A huge thanks to all the people who might not be on this list but who helped out in ways big and small, we appreciated it all,
And most of all to the people of Ballyphehane who came out in all weathers to take part and support our efforts!
Go raibh mile maith agaibh go léir.