O'Donovan Rossa Celebrations-Fundraiser:
O’Driscoll’s Bar Reenascreena
Friday May 8th at 9p.m.
€10 per head.
Please support your local community.
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Lecture on Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa 1831-1915
by Gabriel O'Doherty U.C.C.
Wed.29th April 8:30pm in The Parish Centre
This is the official programme of the Centenary Commemoration as published by the organising committee at www.odonovanrossacentenery.com. We will update the programme periodically as revised versions are issued by the committee -- but please check the official centenary website for the latest programme information.
You can also download this programme as a PDF File Here.
Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa Centenary Commemorative Programme, 2015
Visit by President
Reenascreena Community Playschool (Highscope accredited)
First established 23 years ago
Relocating to Reenascreena National School Sept. 2015
Sat 18th April 10:00-11:00 a.m.at Reenascreena Community Hall
New School premises also open for viewing at this
The monument has had a spruce-up in preparation for the up-coming Centenary Celebrations.Here's a before and after shot.It's looking good as new,don't you think?
Thanks to Maurice Murphy of Murphy Stone,Drimoleague.Keeping it in the
Reenascreena- O’Donovan Rossa Commemoration.
Preparations are well underway for the upcoming celebrations to commemorate the centenary of Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa (1831-1915). The Reenascreena community has an integral part to play to mark his formative years here.
Events to take place include the re-dedication of the O’Donovan Rossa Memorial in the village, the unveiling and display of
One of the main events included in the Jeramiah O'Donovan Rossa Centenary Celebrations will be the launch of two books; a new Biography of Jeramiah O'Donovan Rossa and an Illustrated History of the Fenians by the Historian and Author,Dr.Shane Kenna.
This will take place in O'Driscoll's Bar, Reenascreena on Friday,3rd.July 2015
Shane is also co-operating with, and appearing in a documentary
The programme of events to commemorate the centenary of the death of Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa, a national hero and Reenascreena legend, took place in the West Cork Hotel in Skibbereen last night.
[caption id=attachment_41 align=alignright width=300] Gabriel Doherty, UCC School of History, launching the official programme for the O'Donovan Rossa Centenery Commemoration in Skibbereen last night.[/caption]
O'Donovan Rossa is perhaps Reenascreena's most famous son. Here, local historian Con O'Callaghan recounts the story of an iconic national hero and Reenascreena legend....
“The story of O’Donovan Rossa, is in a sense the story of Ireland. It is the story of an intrepid patriot who hearkening in his youth to the mystic voices of the great fathers of Irish Nationalism,
Thanks to Chris Lane, who submitted this article to the original Reenascreena Community Website back in 2006
Why is Rae-na-scriné known as Reenascreena or even Reanascreena?
To answer this and other questions we first need to have a brief interlope with history.
Linguistically speaking. The name Reanascreena/Reenascreena has undergone a minor transition: from Irish (Gaelic) into the