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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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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Mar
18
Wed
2020
Annual General Meeting @ Crawford Art Gallery
Mar 18 @ 8:00 pm

The Company business meeting will be followed by pictures of the year’s events and a reception in the Sculpture Gallery.

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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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Oct
14
Wed
2020
‘Early Irish Sculpture and the art of the high crosses’ @ Zoom Lecture
Oct 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
‘Early Irish Sculpture and the art of the high crosses’
By Prof. Roger Stalley
Wednesday 14 October @ 7.30pm
 
This lecture will be delivered by Zoom, with a maximum of 100 attendees. So early registration is strongly recommended. .

Register in advance for this event:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIsdu-rqzsjHtNupHgoS7nxUvY8eFiMlBLm

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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Nov
11
Wed
2020
‘Cork Burning, an illustrated talk’ @ Zoom Lecture
Nov 11 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
‘Cork Burning, an illustrated talk’
By Michael Lenihan
Wednesday 11 November @ 7.30pm
 
This lecture will be delivered by Zoom. There is a maximum of 100 attendees and registration closes 10 November, so early registration is strongly recommended.

Register in advance for this event:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkd-CqrjgjGtS18iTdv1szMSB039KOZbbc

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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Dec
9
Wed
2020
‘Glendalough – a great ecclesiastical city in the Wicklow mountains’ @ Zoom Lecture
Dec 9 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
‘Glendalough – a great ecclesiastical city in the Wicklow mountains’
By Chris Corlett, National Monuments Service
Wednesday 9 December @ 7.30pm
 
This lecture will be delivered by Zoom.

Register in advance for this webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gDCXwOh7ToOUa9dDwIAHNg

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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‘Glendalough – a great ecclesiastical city in the Wicklow mountains’ @ Zoom Lecture
Dec 9 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
‘Glendalough – a great ecclesiastical city in the Wicklow mountains’
By Chris Corlett, National Monuments Service
Wednesday 9 December @ 7.30pm
 
This lecture will be delivered by Zoom.

Register in advance for this webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gDCXwOh7ToOUa9dDwIAHNg

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
27
Wed
2021
‘Terence MacSwiney and the Cork/Brixton Hunger Strikes in context’ @ Zoom Lecture
Jan 27 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
‘Terence MacSwiney and the Cork/Brixton Hunger Strikes in context’
By Dr John Borgonovo, School of History, University College Cork
Wednesday 27 January @ 7.30pm
 
This lecture will be delivered by Zoom.
Register in advance for this webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_b9HbnZcxQLK9DI3gjyZ5Ng

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

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Feb
17
Wed
2021
‘The ‘Tara’ brooch: the making of a medieval masterpiece’ @ Zoom Lecture
Feb 17 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
‘The ‘Tara’ brooch: the making of a medieval masterpiece’
By Dr Niamh Whitfield FSA
Wednesday 17 February @ 7.30pm
 
This lecture will be delivered by Zoom.
Register in advance for this webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__F3RjrctRfuycHz2NO9kDw

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

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Mar
24
Wed
2021
‘The Book of Lismore: a book of miracles and wonders from Co. Cork’ @ Zoom Lecture
Mar 24 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
‘The Book of Lismore: a book of miracles and wonders from Co. Cork’
By Prof Pádraig Ó Macháin, School of Irish Learning, University College Cork.
Wednesday 24 March @ 7.30pm
 
This lecture will be delivered by Zoom.
Register in advance for this webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_57GtWA6YShasFD4-99ogJQ

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

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Mar
31
Wed
2021
‘CHAS Annual General Meeting’ @ Zoom Meeting
Mar 31 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
‘CHAS Annual General Meeting’
 
Wednesday 31 March @ 8.00pm
The AGM will be conducted by Zoom.
Details on how to register for the AGM will be available closer to the date of the event.
Note: Only members of the society are entitled to attend the AGM.

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Apr
14
Wed
2021
‘Between Glandore and New York: Judge Daniel Colahan and the Irish Revolution 1912-1922’ @ Zoom Lecture
Apr 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
‘Between Glandore and New York: Judge Daniel Colahan and the Irish Revolution 1912-1922’
By Dr Michael Doorley, Open University of Ireland
Wednesday 14 April @ 7.30pm
 
County Lecture in association with Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage
This lecture will be delivered by Zoom.
Register in advance for this webinar:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Jun
19
Sat
2021
Conference 2021 @ Zoom Webinar
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:15 pm

Cork Historical and Archaeological Society
Conference 2021

The Vikings and Cork:
raiding, trading, and the development of the town

 

Saturday 19 June 2021, online via Zoom webinar
Booking is now open for this webinar at:

Programme 

10am: Conference Opens and Welcome 

Morning Session: Chair – Ciara Brett, Cork City Archaeologist 

10:05, Clare Downham (University of Liverpool) – Viking raiding and early settlement in the Cork region 

10:40, David Griffiths (Oxford University) – The Vikings, Towns and the Irish Sea

11:15, Discussion

11:25, Break

11:40, Howard Clarke (University College Dublin) – Viking Cork: a new cartographical perspective

12:15, Rebecca Boyd (University College Cork) – Living in a Viking House – what it was like to live in Cork in the 11th century

12:50, Discussion

1:00, Lunch break

Afternoon Session: Chair – Maeve Sikora, National Museum of Ireland 

2:00, John Sheehan (University College Cork) – Viking Cork: a silver lining?

2:35, Griffin Murray (University College Cork) – Late Viking Art in Co. Cork: the evidence from church metalwork

3:10, Tom Birkett (University College Cork) – From Pillagers to Pin-ups: Perspectives on the Vikings in the 21st Century

3:45, Discussion

4:00, Closing Remarks Dr John Herbert (President CHAS)

4:10, Conference Close

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Aug
14
Sat
2021
Heritage Week 2021
Aug 14 @ 12:00 am – Aug 22 @ 11:45 pm
As part of Heritage Week 2021, the CHAS is delighted to make the following videos available:
    The Vikings and Cork  – a large section of our recent conference.
    To view this video click here.
      Short overview of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society.
      To view this video click here.
        We hope you enjoy these videos

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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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