Cork Public Museum

VENUE: Cork Public Museum, Fitzgerald Park, and Mardyke Walk, Cork, T12 V0AA. 

All talks will start at 1 p.m.

All events are FREE (see details below to register attendance)

These talks will examine elements of the First World War and its impact on Cork, its people, society, and politics.

1 AprilA display of artefacts of the First World War presented by Eugene Power (Member of the Cork Branch of The Western Front Association). This is part of Cork’s 2023 Lifelong Learning Festival

29 AprilSlaughter on the Somme – Britain’s Bloody Battle of 1916 by Gerry White (Chairman of the Cork Branch of The WFA)

6 MayStories Beyond the Stones – Commonwealth War Graves Commission Graves in Co. Cork by Fiona Forde (Member of the Cork Branch of the WFA)

27 May : Dr. John Borgonovo (School of History, UCC) and Gerry White (Chairman of the Cork Branch of the WFA) in conversation with Dan Breen, Curator of Cork Public Museum, exploring the legacy and impact of the Great War on Cork and how it shaped Cork’s history in the years after the war.

Each event is free to attend and all are welcome, but space is limited, so please book ahead by email to or by telephone on 021-4270679.