Events

The Society holds lectures, during the Winter, and outings, during the Summer months. There are also once-off events such as conferences, the Annual Weekend away and the Christmas Lunch.

Upcoming events are shown on the sidebar; this page shows the events archive.

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Aug
23
Wed
2017
Evening outing: Cork city, brewing capital @ Outside former Beamish & Crawford Brewery
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm

Assemble outside former Beamish & Crawford brewery by South Gate Bridge for a walking tour looking at the history of some of the former breweries of the city and their public houses.

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Sep
10
Sun
2017
Day outing: Kilmallock
Sep 10 @ 11:30 am

Assemble at New Road, Kilmallock (around corner from Gortboy Service Station on the Charleville side of town). A walking tour of the medieval town looking at the walls, the Collegiate Church, the Dominican Priory, Kings Castle, Blossom Gate and other aspects of the town’s history and archaeology (Sarah McCutcheon and other speakers).

Members should bring a picnic lunch or use local facilities.

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Oct
11
Wed
2017
Lecture: Dr Elena Turk ‘Working-class housing in 19th century Cork’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Oct 11 @ 8:00 pm

Dr. Elena Turk, Blue Brick Heritage, Cork, will speak about working-class housing in 19th century Cork.

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Nov
8
Wed
2017
Lecture: Mary Lantry ‘Tokens of esteem – illuminated addresses from Cork’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Nov 8 @ 1:00 pm

Note: this is a lunchtime lecture.

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Dec
10
Sun
2017
Christmas Event: Dr Pat Wallace ‘Personal memories of Irish archaeology over 45 years in the National Museum of Ireland’
Dec 10 all-day

Members’ event. Speaker: Dr Pat Wallace, former director of the National Museum of Ireland, will talk about his personal memories of Irish archaeology over 45 years in the National Museum of Ireland.

Cost €32, including glass of wine or soft drink. Places are limited and cheque / money order for tickets must reach the
Hon. Treasurer by 4 December, accompanied by completed form posted to members.

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Jan
10
Wed
2018
Lecture: Aideen Ireland ‘George Victor du Noyer as depicted in the collections of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm

Aideen Ireland will speak about ‘George Victor du Noyer as depicted in the collections of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of
Ireland’.  This lecture is being held in conjunction with the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland.

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Feb
7
Wed
2018
Lecture: Dr Maurice F. Hurley and Dr Alan Hawkes ‘Archaeological excavations at Beamish & Crawford, Cork’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Feb 7 @ 8:00 pm

Archaeologists Dr Maurice F. Hurley and Dr Alan Hawkes will speak about the archaeological excavations at the Beamish and Crawford site, South Main Street, Cork.

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Mar
7
Wed
2018
Lecture: Dr Connie Kelliher ‘Tracing the cultural landscape of illicit behaviour in southwest Ireland in the early 17th century’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Mar 7 @ 8:00 pm

Maritime archaeologist Dr Connie Kelliher will talk about illicit behaviour, such as smuggling, in south-west Ireland in the early seventeenth century.

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Mar
21
Wed
2018
Annual General Meeting @ Crawford Art Gallery
Mar 21 @ 8:00 pm

The Company business meeting will be followed by pictures of the year’s events and a reception in the Sculpture Gallery.

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Apr
18
Wed
2018
Lecture: Dr Donal Ó Drisceoil ‘Mapping the Irish Revolution’ @ Independence Museum
Apr 18 @ 8:00 pm

As part of the CHAS County Lecture Series,  Dr Donal Ó Drisceoil, of the School of History at UCC will speak about ‘Mapping the Irish
Revolution’. This lecture will be held at the Independence Museum, Kilmurry, Lissarda, Co. Cork.

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May
13
Sun
2018
Fethard, Co. Tipperary @ Day outing
May 13 @ 10:30 am

A walking tour of the medieval town of Fethard, sites to include the Town Hall, Holy Trinity Church, Augustinian Abbey, etc. (with Fethard Historical Society).

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May
23
Wed
2018
St Mary’s Cemetery, Curraghkippane @ Evening outing
May 23 @ 7:00 pm

Flor Hurley will talk about the history of this cemetery (including the Jewish burial ground) and some of the important or notable burials here.

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Jun
10
Sun
2018
The Butter Road @ Day outing
Jun 10 @ 2:00 pm

Join John Sheehan and John O’Connell to travel along the Butter Road towards Aubane with stops at Rylane, Mushera, etc.

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Jul
1
Sun
2018
West Waterford @ Day outing
Jul 1 @ 11:00 am

Sites to visit include Clashmore, St Declan’s Well, Toor and Dromana House. Guides will be Dr Dagmar Ó Riain-Raedel, Prof. Pádraig Ó Riain, Julian Walton and others.

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Jul
22
Sun
2018
Industrial Glanmire @ Day outing
Jul 22 @ 2:00 pm

Dr Colin Rynne will lead a visit looking at industrial sites in Glanmire including the Glanmire flour mill and the Riverstown Distillery amongst others.

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Aug
22
Wed
2018
Heritage of Flames: fires and fire stations of old Cork @ Evening outing
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm

Assemble by the Nano Nagle footbridge on Grand Parade for a walking tour with Pat Poland that will look at the history of some of the former fire stations of the city and famous fires.

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Sep
9
Sun
2018
Bandon @ Day outing
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am

A walking tour of Bandon town looking at the walls, Kilbrogan Church, the Shambles, timber-framed house, etc., as well as the history of the town, with Dr Clare McCutcheon and Dr Maria Elena Turk.

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