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National Heritage Week 2020 County Cork Winner

Bantry Historical is thrilled to announce we won the  County Award in the Heritage Council's Awards for our entry in National Heritage Week 2020.   Our project          A Decade of Celebrating Heritage of Bantry was selected from a group of projects from County Cork shortlisted for this award, new for 2020.  (click here to view)
Bantry Historical is no stranger to awards!  Five years ago when we initiated the Ellen Hutchins Festival in 2015 to mark the bi-centenary of Ellen's death, we were awarded the (national) Best Hidden Heritage Award.  Now the Ellen Hutchins Festival stands as an independent group, and today
Today we congratulate the Ellen Hutchins Festival on winning a national award  -  Water Heritage Award 2020 for their project 
“Explore the Shore: Seaweeds of inner Bantry Bay”