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2017 5th September: Bransfield exhibition goes on display in the Library Head Quarters on the Carrigrohane Road
Bransfield exhibition goes on display in the Library Head Quarters on the Carrigrohane Road. It remained there until September 22nd.
The passing out of ‘Class Bransfield’ at Haulbowline Naval Base took place. Eugene Furlong was so honored to be there to represent the ‘Remembering Edward Bransfield’ Committee.
Jim Wilson gave a very well received lecture about Edward Bransfield to recruit class Bransfield at the Naval Base of Haulbowline.
Our event of the 25th August 2017, entitled ‘Remembering Edward Bransfield’, held at Midleton Library as part of Cork County Council “Heritage Week” celebrations, was an exhibition of display board posters documenting various aspects of Edward Bransfield’s life, researched and written by our various committee members. Topics covered were; From the fertile Green to the Barren Land…Details
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.