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
We'll be publishing news, events, updates and stories about the upcoming O'Donovan Rossa Centenary Celebrations in Reenascreena and around West Cork in this section -- check back soon to see what's
The brand new Reenascreena Community website is on the way to coincide with the O'Donovan Rossa Centenery celebrations. The site will be full of news, articles and updates from, about and by the community in