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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Mar
1
Wed
2017
Lecture: Mark Davies ‘”King of all Balloons”: the first manned ascent from Cork in 1816 and other early Irish aerial adventures’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Mar 1 @ 8:00 pm

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Mar
22
Wed
2017
Annual General Meeting @ Crawford Art Gallery
Mar 22 @ 8:00 pm

Candidates for election to the Council or any office shall be nominated in writing by two members or by Council Resolution. Nominations shall be made and sent to the Hon. Secretary not later than 27 January 2017.

Special Resolutions must be sent to the Hon. Secretary not later than 27 February 2017.

The annual accounts will be available at the AGM.

The AGM will be followed by photos of the year’s events.

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Apr
19
Wed
2017
County lecture: Br. Colmán Ó Clabaigh OSB ‘Religion and society in medieval Youghal’ @ The Mall Arts Centre
Apr 19 @ 8:00 pm

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May
17
Wed
2017
Evening outing: Monumental Cork
May 17 @ 7:00 pm

Assemble at the National Monument, Grand Parade, Cork city, for a look at the history, symbolism and craftsmanship of the monuments here: including the National Monument, War Memorials and statue of King George II (Dr John Borgonovo, Gerry White and Christian Helling).

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Jun
9
Fri
2017
Weekend outing: The South Midlands
Jun 9 – Jun 11 all-day

All members should travel by coach from Cork (leaving 10am, Friday, June 9th, returning Sunday evening, June 11th). A number of sites will be visited on way to Birr, with lunch in Roscrea. Sites will include St Cronan’s church and Roscrea Castle, Loughmoe Castle, Birr Castle and telescope, Birr town, Clonmacnoise monastic site, Clonfert cathedral, Aughrim battlefield, Shannon Harbour and others (Dr Clare O’Halloran, Caimin O’Brien, Flor Hurley and other speakers).

Members should book using form posted out; return this to the Hon. Treasurer by June 2nd, 2017.

Entry charges may apply for certain sites. Members are responsible for booking own accommodation.

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Jul
16
Sun
2017
Day outing: Drimoleague @ All Saints Church
Jul 16 @ 11:00 am

Sites to include Drimoleague church, Kilnaruane pillar stone, Abbey graveyard, Bantry town and Reenadisert fortified house (Dr Paul MacCotter, Rev. Liam Crowley PP, and others).

Members should bring picnic lunch or patronise local facilities.

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Jul
30
Sun
2017
Day outing: Fenian Rising 150th Anniversary, East Cork
Jul 30 @ 2:00 pm

Assemble at Killeagh graveyard, Cork side of village. Sites will include Killeagh, Ballymacoda and Ladysbridge (Griffith Murray, Aidan Harte and Martin Millerick).

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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 speak about the Underwater Archaeology Unit of the National Monuments Service – ‘Tracing the cultural landscape of illicit behaviour in south-west Ireland in the early 17th 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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