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Lord Mayor Opens Exhibition “Cork 1920 – Enduring The Most.”

Former Lord Mayors Donal Counihan, Jim Corr and Brian Bermingham were present in the Millenium Hall on Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 when Lord Mayor, Councillor Michael O’Connell formally opened the Exhibition: “Cork 1920 – Enduring The Most”.

Cork 1920 Enduring the Most May MacCurtain

Lord Mayor, Councillor Michael O’ Connell pictured with May MacCurtain, daughter of Tomás MacCurtain and his grand-daughter Fionnuala MacCurtain-McGrath.

The Exhibition is part of a Programme of Civic Events to commemorate the 90th Anniversary of the Deaths of Former Lord Mayors Tomás MacCurtain and Terence McSwiney and of the Burning of Cork. The Exhibition is a collaborative work involving the City and County Archives, the City Museum and the City Library Services.

Cork 1920 Enduring the Most Manager

City Manager, Tim Lucey pictured at the Exhibition Launch with Former Lord Mayors Donal Counihan, Jim Corr and also Brian Magee, the City and County Archivist.

Paying tribute to the work of all involved the Lord Mayor encouraged the public to visit the exhibition: “This is a unique opportunity to connect with this vital piece of living history and I would particularly encourage schools to bring classes to the Millennium Hall.”  

The exhibition will run in the Millenium Hall until Friday, November12th  and thereafter will move to the Archives Building in Blackpool until years end.

For further details of the programme log on to

Schools and groups wishing to be facilitated in visiting the Exhibition should ring 021 4924213.

Cork 1920 Enduring the Most Exhibition Poster

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