Jim Wilson gave a very well received lecture about Edward Bransfield to recruit class Bransfield at the Naval Base of Haulbowline.
Eugene Furlong live on CRY104FM to promote Edward Bransfield and the upcoming Bransfield exhibition in Midelton Library.
Irish Navy honour Edward Bransfield by naming their new recruit class ‘Class Bransfield’.
2017 – 10th May: Liam O’Riordan and Eugene Furlong met with Anne-Marie Kenneally, Midleton’s Librarian, at Midleton Library
Liam O’Riordan and Eugene Furlong met with Anne-Marie Kenneally, Midleton’s Librarian, at Midleton Library. We were asked if we could put an exhibition together about Edward Bransfield for Heritage Week on behalf of Cork County Council. We jumped at the opportunity which resulted with our first, very successful presentation and exhibition launched on the 25th…Details
One of the first rough designs for the monument photos hopped onto the original proposed location in Ballinacurra. Since then a new design by sculptor Matt Thompson has been agreed by the committee and a new location for the monument in Ballinacurra has also been agreed.
A piece by long time supporter of the project, marine correspondent Tom MacSweeney.
Interview with Michael Smith and Jim Wilson about Edward Bransfield.
First site meeting took place at Ballinacurra with the Council representatives in attendance to discuss proposed monument to Edward Bransfield, and its location. Those present were; Ursula O’Mahony, Conor Nelligan (County Heritage Officer), Dave Clarke (Area Engineer), Joe McCarthy (Municipal District Officer), Tegwyn Stephenson (Parliamentary Assistant to David Stanton), Jim Wilson, Liam Liam O’Riordan and…Details
2017 – 5th March: Eugene Furlong visited the graves of Edward and Ann Bransfield, Extra-Mural Cemetery, Brighton
Eugene Furlong visited the graves of Edward & Ann Bransfield who were buried at the Extra-Mural Cemetery, Brighton where much invaluable information about Edward’s burial were offered by staff members.