Independent Cllr Kieran McCarthy is calling on communities, schools, individuals and organisations in Douglas and surrounds to apply for the Cork City Commemorations Fund 2023.
The year 2023 coincides with the final year of the Decade of Centenaries programme. In the last few years community groups, schools and individuals have delved into their local history to produce books, plays, murals, exhibitions, podcasts, recordings and many more engagements to mark the events that happened in our city over 100 years ago – from the ashes of the Burning of Cork in 1920, through the War of Independence and Civil War 1923.
Cllr McCarthy noted: “This year marks the final chapter of the national Decade of Centenaries commemorative programme. A wealth of material has already been produced, scores of events have taken place, and a proud legacy is being created for future generations. Among the aims of commemorating those remarkable men and women involved in Ireland’s struggle for independence is, of course, to remember them, to recall their contributions to Cork and Ireland, and to reflect upon their extraordinary lives”.
The application form for the fund are available from www.corkcity,ie. The closing date for submission of application form is Friday 10 February at 4pm.
The closing date for submission of application form is Friday 10th February at 4pm.