Kilfinane To Launch Pictorial Memories VOLUME III

The eagerly awaited launch of Pictorial Memories of Kilfinane Volume 111 will take place at the Church of Ireland, Kilfinane on Saturday December 3rd at 8pm.
Following on the success of Volume 1 published in December 2012 and Volume 11 published in November 2014, Volume 111 contains over 830 photographs which recall many happenings in Kilfinane over the years and its people dating back to 1800, the year of birth of one of the many Kilfinane people in the photographs.  It also includes photographs of many national figures that visited the area such Presidents of Ireland and the GAA, rugby and soccer personalities, authors, entertainers, Government Ministers and more.
Many events over the years such as festivals, shows, dances as well as family occasions, schools, club teams etc are included in the volume which will bring to a total of over 2,550 photographs published in the three volumes to date and indeed there are many more photographs available for publication. The volumes are a photographic history of Kilfinane spanning almost two centuries.
Volume 111 will be launched by Kilfinane native, Margaret Burke (nee O’Keeffe) formerly of Lower Main Street, while the guest speaker will be local hurling All Star, Richard McCarthy. The evening will commence with music and song from the local Ballyhoura Comhaltas Ceolteoiri Eireann. Light refreshments will also be served.
All three volumes have been compiled by Kilfinane Photographic Society who would like to thank all those people who gave photographs for publication and without whose help and co-operation there would be no book published.
The Society would also like to thank the patrons who came on board to help defray the publication costs.