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
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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May
19
Sun
2019
Afternoon Outing – Songs of our City @ Cork City
May 19 @ 2:00 pm

Songs of our city (with Jimmy Crowley). A walking and singing tour of Cork City; including Blarney St., Shandon, the Coal Quay, Coburg St., the city centre and the River Lee.

This event is open only to CHAS members. For information on membership visit our join page.

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Jun
9
Sun
2019
Day Outing – Clonakilty and environs @ Clonakilty
Jun 9 @ 11:00 am

Clonakilty and environs (Joe O’ Leary and members of Dúchas Clonakilty). Sites to include Lisselane House and gardens, Castleview Mill, Templebryan church site and Clonakilty town.
Picnic lunch/own arrangements.

This event is open only to CHAS members. For information on membership visit our join page.

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Jun
26
Wed
2019
Evening Outing – Ballinacurra @ Ballinacurra
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm

Ballinacurra (Griffin Murray, Beth Shotton, Ursula O’ Mahony and Martina Williams). Sites to visit include a Medieval Church and Graveyard, Historic Quays, Bennett’s Maltings and china clay.

This event is open only to CHAS members. For information on membership visit our join page.

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Jul
14
Sun
2019
Day Outing – Dromahane @ Mourneabbey
Jul 14 @ 11:00 am

Dromahane (Eamonn Cotter, John Borgonovo and others). Sites to visit include Mourne Abbey, Castle Barrett, Kilshannig Church, Dromaneen Castle and Lombardstown.
Picnic lunch/own arrangements.

This event is open only to CHAS members. For information on membership visit our join page.

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Aug
11
Sun
2019
Day Outing – Doneraile @ Doneraile
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am

Doneraile (Norah O’ Keeffe, Arthur Montgomery, Ina Lillis and others). This outing will include visits to Canon Sheehan’s grave, Doneraile Court, St. Mary’s Church and other sites.
Picnic lunch/own arrangements.

This event is open only to CHAS members. For information on membership visit our join page.

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Aug
21
Wed
2019
Evening Outing – ‘Where we sported and played: The Marina’ @ Marina
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm

‘Where we sported and played: The Marina’ (Flor Hurley). A walking tour looking at the rich sporting and leisure history of the Marina area of Cork City. Assemble at corner opposite the Idle Hour pub (Albert Quay / Victoria Road).

This is a heritage week event.

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Sep
8
Sun
2019
Afternoon Outing – Macroom @ Macroom
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm

Macroom (Niall Murray) ‘Cash, councils and courts: Revolutionary government in Mid-Cork 1919-1922’. A walking tour of the town looking at sites associated with the counter-state run by the underground Dáil Éireann.

This event is open only to CHAS members. For information on membership visit our join page.

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Oct
2
Wed
2019
Lecture: Prof. William O’Brien, Dept. of Archaeology, UCC – ‘Garranes – an early medieval royal site in Co. Cork?’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Oct 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Oct
31
Thu
2019
Launch: 2019 Journal @ Cork City Library
Oct 31 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Launch of the 2019 Journal in Cork City Library, Grand Parade, Cork. Reception afterwards.

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

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Nov
6
Wed
2019
Lecture: Dr. Clodagh Tait, Mary Immaculate College, UL – ‘”Kindred without end”: fosterage, wetnursing and emotion in early modern Munster.’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Nov 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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Dec
4
Wed
2019
Lecture: Finola Finlay – ‘The Nativity in stained glass in Ireland’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Lecture followed by reception afterwards in the Sculpture Gallery.
Members only. Book with Hon. Organiser by November 22nd.  Places limited.

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Jan
8
Wed
2020
Lecture: Dr. Clíodhna Ní Lionáin, School of Archaeology, UCD – ‘The rediscovery of a passage tomb cemetery at Dowth Hall, Co. Meath.’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Jan 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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Feb
5
Wed
2020
Lecture: Gerard Crotty – ‘Heraldry in County Cork.’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Feb 5 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Mar
4
Wed
2020
Lecture: Dr. Colum Hourihane – ‘Iconography: past and future histories and how the Irish have avoided it.’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Mar 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Apr
2
Thu
2020
County lecture: Dr. Michael Doorley, Open University of Ireland – ‘Between Glandore and New York: Judge Daniel Colohan and the Irish Revolution 1912-1922’ @ Parish Centre (Next to Catholic Church)
Apr 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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