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Cork Academy of Music

The Lord Mayors Community Heritage Concert Committee have chosen the Cork Academy of Music on its 25th Anniversary as the 2019 recipient of the Lord Mayors annual Community Heritage award in grateful appreciation for their contribution to the Cultural life of Cork using Music as a tool for Social Inclusion. This award is presented annually by the Lord Mayor to organisations, groups or individuals in recognition of the immense contribution they have made to the Musical, Entertainment and Cultural Read more [...]

Billy Murphy

The Lord Mayor and County Mayor of Cork, presents to Billy Murphy in grateful appreciation for his lifetime promotion of the History, Heritage and Culture of Cork on the occasion of Celebrating Cork Past local history exhibition. Billy Murphy Born in 1940, entered the FCA service at 18years, then he joined The Royal Marines and was sent to Deal in Kent. After 12 months training Billy passed out as a Marine Commando in 1958. His First commission was in Malta, a British Base. His First ship was (LST) Read more [...]