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.

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May
8
Sun
2016
East Ferry/ Aghada/ Roches Point @ Day Outing
May 8 @ 11:30 am

Sites include Holy Trinity Church, East Ferry (Joan Rockley); Corkbeg graveyard; and the short-lived US Naval Air Station at Aghada; and Roches Point. Bring picnic lunch.

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May
25
Wed
2016
Shandon Street area @ Evening Outing
May 25 @ 7:00 pm

A tour of the Cathedral of St Mary and St Anne (Margaret Lantry), the Butter Exchange area (Peter Foynes), and a walk around the Cattle Market area (Joanne Twomey).

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Jun
10
Fri
2016
Annual weekend outing: Kilkenny city and county @ Kilkenny
Jun 10 – Jun 12 all-day

ANNUAL SUMMER OUTING 10-12 JUNE 2016 – Kilkenny
All members should travel by coach from Cork on Friday 10th June, returning Sunday evening, 12th June. A number of sites will be visited on way to Kilkenny. Lunch at Dovehill Design Centre. Sites will include Ahenny high crosses, Castlecomer mining museum, Dunmore cave, Castle Durrow House, Ballymoon Castle, Kilkenny city including the castle and cathedral, Jerpoint Abbey and others.

Headquarters: Seven Oaks Hotel, Carlow

  • Book directly with hotel. Telephone (059) 9131308 mentioning CHAS
  • Email info@sevenoakshotel.com; website www.sevenoakshotel.com
  • A number of rooms in the hotel are being kept for the Society until 31 May at the following rates: 2 B&B + 1 dinner (Saturday): €139 per person sharing; €177 single room (incl. €19 single supplement per night).
  • Dinner only: €27.50 for non-residents

Travel: All should travel on the coach leaving Patrick’s Quay, Cork at 10.30am sharp on 10 June. Everyone must travel on organised coach tours on Saturday and Sunday.
Booking form (posted out to members) and cheque must reach Hon. Treasurer, Ms. C. P. McCarthy by 1 June 2016
Cost of coach plus badge fee: €70

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Jul
24
Sun
2016
Pilgrim sites of Cork city @ St Finbarre's Cathedral
Jul 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

A walking tour of sites of religious significance on the south side of the city (Flor Hurley and Margaret Lantry). Assemble in front of St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral. Walk to include around St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, St Finbarr’s (South Chapel) and the sites of various, now disappeared, religious foundations in this old area of the city.

 

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Aug
24
Wed
2016
Revolutionary Cork @ Evening Outing
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm

Join us for a walking tour, led by Dr John Borgonovo, of sites associated with the struggle for independence. Assemble at Main Gate, UCC (Western Road).

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Sep
11
Sun
2016
Castlelyons, Fermoy and Glanworth @ Day Outing
Sep 11 @ 11:30 am

Sites include Thomas Kent grave, Carrigabrick viaduct, Labbacallee wedge tomb and Glanworth Castle. Bring picnic lunch.
Assemble at Cork side of Rathcormac village on old Dublin road (R639) by signpost for Glenville.

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