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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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
Day outing: 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
Evening outing: 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
Afternoon outing: 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
Day outing: 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
Afternoon outing: 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 Week talk: Victorian Cork @ Evening outing
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm

Due to circumstances beyond our control the subject and speaker of our event for Heritage Week 2018 has changed. We will now have Dr Dagmar Ó Riain-Raedel lead us on a walking tour of the city centre on ‘Victorian Cork: buildings by the Hill architects’. The assembly point is still the Nano Nagle footbridge, Grand Parade.

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Sep
9
Sun
2018
Day outing: 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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Oct
17
Wed
2018
Lecture: Dr Maura Cronin ‘Denny Lane – Renaissance Man in the nineteenth century?’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

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Nov
1
Thu
2018
Launch: 2018 Journal and Digital JCHAS @ Cork City Library
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Launch of the 2018 Journal in Cork City Library, Grand Parade, Cork. Reception afterwards.

Launching the completion of the Digital JCHAS project.

Collect your Journal in person and see a selection of old Journals for sale at great prices!

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Nov
7
Wed
2018
Lecture: Madeline Hutchins – ‘Ellen Hutchins (1785-1815) Ireland’s first female botanist: her Cork connections’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Nov 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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Dec
5
Wed
2018
Lecture: Dr. Dagmar Ó Riain Raedel – ‘Cork, Cologne and the Three Wise Men: a Christmas Story’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Marking the anniversary of the twinning of Cork and Cologne, and with HE Deike Potzel, German Ambassador to Ireland. Members only. Book with Hon. Organiser by November 23rd.  Places limited.

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Jan
9
Wed
2019
Lecture: Prof. Tadhg O’Keeffe, School of Archaeology, UCD – ‘Home truths about Raleigh, Spenser, Norreys and Boyle: architectural culture in Plantation Cork’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Jan 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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Feb
6
Wed
2019
Lecture: Quincey Dougan – ”A southern Derry’: notes on the evolution, structure and personalities of Orangeism in County Cork’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Feb 6 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Mar
6
Wed
2019
Lecture: Prof. Richard Bradley, Emeritus Professor of Archaeology, University of Reading – ‘Visions and revisions: Langdale axes, rock art and the Neolithic of Britain and Ireland’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Mar 6 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This lecture is held in conjunction with the Prehistoric Society

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May
1
Wed
2019
County lecture: Prof. Roger Stalley, ‘Cloyne Cathedral and Gothic architecture in Ireland’ @ St. Colman's Cathedral, Cloyne
May 1 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

€5 entry charge in aid of the Friends of Cloyne Cathedral.

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