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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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
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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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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