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.

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

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Sep
15
Wed
2021
Lecture: Cork Encastellated: the first two centuries of castle-building in south Munster @ Zoom Lecture
Sep 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Cork Encastellated: the first two centuries of castle-building in south Munster’

 

By Prof. Tadhg O’ Keeffe, Professor of Archaeology, UCD

This lecture will be delivered via Zoom.
The link to register for this lecture is:

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Oct
6
Wed
2021
Lecture: Song writing in early 19th century Cork @ Zoom Lecture
Oct 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Song writing in early 19th century Cork’

by Dr Susan O’ Regan of the Cork School of Music

This lecture will be delivered via Zoom.
The link to register for this lecture is:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the lecture.

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Nov
17
Wed
2021
Lecture: Spike Island Convict Depot 1847-1883 @ Zoom Lecture
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Spike Island Convict Depot 1847-1883’

A Zoom Lecture by Dr Barra Ó Donnabháin

In this talk, Dr Barra Ó Donnabháin explores the nature of the mid-19thcentury convict depot in Cork harbour through the stories of five men and boys who experienced life in the prison.
Dr Ó Donnabháin directed archaeological excavations at Spike Island from 2013-2018 and is currently a lecturer in the Department of Archaeology at University College Cork. He is co-author with Cal McCarthy of ‘Too Beautiful for Thieves and Pickpockets: a history of the Victorian Convict Prison on Spike Island (2016).

This lecture will be delivered by Zoom.
Register in advance for this webinar:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fxbbxi4RRKebO767N3ZQEA
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event.
This lecture is run through Zoom.us, for information on how to use Zoom see https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/206175806-Frequently-asked-questions

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Jan
26
Wed
2022
The buildings of Georgian Cork 1714-1830 – city and county
Jan 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

A Zoom Lecture on ‘The buildings of Georgian Cork 1714-1830 – city and county’ by Frank Keohane.

A native of Cork City, Frank Keohane is a Chartered Building Surveyor with an independent practice specialising in the repair and refurbishment of historic buildings. Previously a conservation advisor with Dublin Civic Trust, he completed a Masters in Urban and Building Conservation in UCD in 2002 before working for ten years with Paul Arnold Architects.
He is the author of  Irish Period Houses: A Conservation Guidance Manual published by Dublin Civic trust in 2016 and The Buildings of Ireland: Cork City and County published by Yale University Press in 2020.

You must register to attend this event. The registration link is:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_EwZ65Su6RkupCF9BTP97kg

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Feb
9
Wed
2022
To Hell and Back: Ghosts and Perceptions of the Afterlife from Medieval Cork
Feb 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

A CHAS Zoom Lecture: ‘To Hell and Back: Ghosts and Perceptions of the Afterlife from Medieval Cork’ by Br. Colmán Ó Clabaigh O.S.B.

Br Colmán Ó Clabaigh O.S.B is a Benedictine monk of Glenstal Abbey, and a specialist in the history of monasticism and religion in Late Medieval Ireland. His doctoral research was published as The Franciscans in Ireland, 1400–1534: from Reform to Reformation (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2002). His monograph The Friars in Ireland, 1224-1500 (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2012) was awarded the 2013 National University of Ireland Prize for Irish Historical Research.
He has lectured and taught courses for institutions and organizations in Ireland, Great Britain, Italy and Nigeria and the US. He has been Visiting Professor at the School of Theology, St. John’s University, Minnesota, and also a Burns Visiting Scholar in Boston College.

To Register in advance for this lecture visit:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__4qN4IkLRNWp9Y0IctcYyQ

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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