4. Kieran’s Consultancy and Research Projects


Bernard F Gribble's painting, The Return of The Mayflower; Assistant Secretary of the Navy Franklin D Roosevelt commissioned the painting in 1919, to remember the arrival of the American Navy to Queenstown, 4 May 1917

Kieran’s consultancy – research and publication¬†work:

  • Cork Independent, Our City, Our Town local history column (on-going)


  • Cork Chamber of Commerce, A Little Book of History (2019)
  • Munster Agricultural Society, Story of the Cork Showgrounds
  • Newtown, Jerpoint, Co. Kilkenny (2009)
  • Sunday’s Well Boating and Tennis Club (2009)
  • Lee Hydro-Electric Scheme (ESB, 2007)
  • Inheritance – Celebrating Cork People (Cork Civic Trust, 2007)
  • Ballyphehane & Cork 1916 (Cork City Council, 2006)
  • Seamus Murphy Historical Walking Trails (Cork City Council, 2007), http://www.seamusmurphysculptor.com/
  • M.&P. O’Sullivan, Celebrating 100 Years (M&P O’Sullivan)


  • Barrack Street Historical Walking Trail (Flying Enterprise Bar and Restaurant)
  • History of Transport in Cork, souvenir publication on the occasion of the opening of the new Parnell Place Bus Station (Bus Eireann)
  • St Patrick’s Hospital & Marymount Hospice (2005)
  • Cork’s Railway History, A 2005 Project (Iarnr√≥d Eireann)
  • Royal Cork Institution (Cork Institute of Technology)
  • Opera and Cork (Cork Opera House and Opera 2005)


  • Good Shepherd Convent and Sunday’s Well: Exploring Past Landscapes (Dennehy Design, Blackpool, Cork)
  • Mahon: A Suburban History (Wain Morehead Architects, Mahon)
  • Mitchelstown, History and Society (Wain Morehead Architects, Mahon)
  • East Cork Eco Guide (East Cork Area Development)


Front cover of Sunday's Well Boating and Tennis Club