Cork Historical and Archaeological Society Posts

Yesterday Mark Davies, Oxford local historian, spoke about James Sadler, the Oxford pastry cook turned aeronaut, in his lecture ‘”King of all Balloons”: the first manned ascent from Cork in…

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Last evening lecture’s was a tour de force by our speakers, Damian Shiels and Paul O’Keeffe. Damian kicked off by explaining what ‘conflict archaeology‘ is and aims to do. He…

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Dr Nora White, Principal Investigator of the Ogham in 3D project (Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), spoke to CHAS today at our annual January lunchtime lecture. It was fascinating to see…

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The annual Christmas lunch was held today at Maryborough House Hotel and, as usual, we had a speaker to entertain us before the meal. This year it was great to…

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Due to unforeseen events the advertised lecture by Dr Pat Wallace is being deferred. A replacement lecturer was sought by the Hon. Organiser. CHAS is grateful to Shane Lehane who…

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Last evening was our first lecture of the new Winter season in the 125th anniversary year of the Society! Tom Dunne, Emeritus Professor of History, University College Cork, spoke about…

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The programme for Winter 2016/17 is now available. See the Events section of the website or become a member to get a copy.

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Great day at the 3rd CHAS Conference, held this year at St Peter’s Church, North Main Street, Cork. The programme of speakers included: John Borgonovo: ‘Cork city, politics, society, and culture before…

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