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SKY PEOPLE’S BOOK PRIZE 2017 SECOND PLACE for FICTION

May 6, 2017

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  Catryn Power Short Stories by Catryn Power published by Onstream Publication, Cloghroe, Blarney 2015 PEOPLE’S BOOK PRIZE 2017. SECOND PLACE FOR BEST NEWCOMER Top three for fiction in Summer 2016 AT THE 8TH AWARD CEREMONY AT STATIONER’S HALL, LONDON, ON 23rd MAY 2017 AT WHICH PATRON FREDERICK FORSYTH CBE PRESIDED.         […]

ONCE UPON A TIME IN BALLINCOLLIG, COUNTY CORK, IRELAND THERE WAS A VISITOR CENTRE AT THE ROYAL GUNPOWDER MILLS IN THE REGIONAL PARK.

March 5, 2017

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THE ROYAL GUNPOWDER MILLS ONCE HAD A VISITOR CENTRE IN BALLINCOLLIG, COUNTY CORK. IT NO LONGER EXISTS. IT WAS CLOSED AND ITS MUSEUM EXHIBITS WERE REMOVED. TO REMEMBER IT AND TO ALL THOSE PEOPLE THAT WORKED THERE AND WHO WERE SO DETERMINED TO MAKE IT SUCCESSFUL HERE ARE SOME MEMORIES. VISIT THE POWDER MILLS TODAY AND […]

Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) AND OTHER invasive area plant species: NOT FUTURE HERITAGE PLEASE!

August 25, 2015

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THIS ITEM ON INVASIVE PLANTS IS IMPORTANT, SO IT HAS CREPT IN BETWEEN THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL LAYERS OF THIS BLOG, JUST AS IT WOULD DO IN REALITY. TO BUILDINGS, WALLS ETC………………………. ========================================================================================     JAPANESE KNOTWEED IN COUNTY CORK (Fallopia japonica). EXCERPTS SEEN BELOW ARE taken from THE excellent work of  FINBAR WALLACE and ISOBEL ABBOTT, ‘CORK INVASIVE ALIEN […]

A BOOK OF SHORT STORIES BY CATRYN POWER 2015

July 25, 2015

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 http://www.peoplesbookprize.com/ THE BOOK HAS COME OUT IN THE TOP 3 FOR THE UK SUMMERTIME READ  (june to august 2016) AND WAS SECOND IN the annual final in June/July 2017 FOR BEST NEWCOMER.   I HAVE WRITTEN A BOOK OF SHORT STORIES WHICH INVOLVE HISTORIC MEDICINE, GHOSTS, DETECTIVES, FORENSICS AND SMUGGLERS ETC   It is my […]

THE FEN AT THE CLOISTERS, CARRIGROHANE, BALLINCOLLIG, COUNTY CORK, IRELAND

July 6, 2015

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JUNE 2015    THE FEN AT THE CLOISTERS, CARRIGROHANE, BALLINCOLLIG      THE FEN AT THE CLOISTERS, CARRIGROHANE, BALLINCOLLIG THE PLANT SPECIES WERE IDENTIFIED BY  TED COOKE, GER MORGAN AND TONY O’MAHONY. The fen at The Cloisters covers a sub-circular area of one third of an acre. This rare and valuable habitat outside Cork City, is a […]

AN INTERESTING GEOLOGICAL SPECIMEN.

August 23, 2014

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PLATE I. A zoomorphic shape on the flat end of the stone.    PLATE II. The flat end of the object showing the zoomorphic shape.                                                                                                    PLATE 3. The nodule is a conglomerate stone containing tiny fossil; grains of dirt frequently fall out of […]