Plaque unveiling launches Daniel O’Connell Summer School

A plaque commemorating the penal church in Caherciveen where Daniel O’Connell was baptised will be unveiled this evening. danieloconnell The unveiling will launch the Daniel O’Connell Summer School, taking place in Caherciveen and Derrynane tomorrow and Saturday. The Penal Church on Market Street dates back to the 18th century, before it moved to its current location on Main Street. Among those addressing the Daniel O’Connell Summer School are High Court Judge Mr. Justice Patrick McCarthy, and Professor Mary Daly, President of the Royal Irish Academy. Bishop of Kerry, Ray Browne will celebrate a mass at the O’Connell Memorial Church in Caherciveen on Saturday evening.