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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Nov
9
Wed
2022
The Skellig Lists: A Cork Perspective @ West Wing Room 6
Nov 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

CHAS Lecture:  ‘The Skellig Lists: A Cork Perspective’ by Shane Lehane.

This lecture will be a live event at West Wing Room 6, UCC

It will also be available live online via Zoom.
Register in advance to attend via  Zoom:

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

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Dec
14
Wed
2022
CHAS Christmas Event @ Dora Allman Room
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Society’s Christmas Event

This event is a social reception, with finger food and wine, followed by a short talk entitled ‘Yuletide at Her Majesty’s Pleasure?’ by Dr Ciarán Dawson, Ionad na Gaeilge Labhartha, UCC. The event will also include a formal launch for our 2022 Journal.

The cost per person is €15 and attendance must be booked by registering at our Christmas Event Registration page.

Please note this event is for CHAS members only.

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Jan
18
Wed
2023
Ringforts and Cork’s 18th Century Estate Maps @ West Wing Room 6
Jan 18 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

CHAS Lecture:  ‘Ringforts and Cork’s 18th Century Estate Maps’ by Dr Edward Riordan.

This lecture will be a live event at West Wing Room 6, UCC

To attend online via Zoom you must register at:
https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__KoNly5BRvqHu4pSM4KPrg

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Feb
8
Wed
2023
Twenty Years Collecting: some interesting archaeological finds from county Cork in the National Museum of Ireland @ West Wing Room 6
Feb 8 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

CHAS Lecture:  ‘Twenty Years Collecting: some interesting archaeological finds from county Cork in the National Museum of Ireland’ by Maeve Sikora.

This lecture will be a live event at West Wing Room 6, UCC

If you wish to attend online via Zoom, then the link to register is:
https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_v651UjSCRRyQZgQK42F6QA

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Mar
8
Wed
2023
The Cork Historic Towns Atlas fascicle: old and new findings @ West Wing Room 6
Mar 8 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

CHAS Lecture:  ‘The Cork Historic Towns Atlas fascicle: old and new findings’ by Prof. Howard B. Clarke.

This lecture will be a live event at West Wing Room 6, UCC

It is also be available live online via Zoom.
The register for the online event go to:
https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YtxzyTD7RxqquZWaaMjESw

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Apr
5
Wed
2023
County Lecture: ‘Liam Lynch: Life of an Irish Revolutionary, 1892-1923’ @ St George's Arts and Heritage Centre
Apr 5 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
County Lecture: ‘Liam Lynch: Life of an Irish Revolutionary, 1892-1923’ @ St George's Arts and Heritage Centre

CHAS County Lecture: ‘Liam Lynch: Life of an Irish Revolutionary, 1892-1923’ by Gerard Shannon.

This event, co-hosted with the Mitchelstown Heritage Society, is the Cork Historical & Archaeological Society’s annual County Lecture. Mitchelstown has been selected for his year’s county lecture given its proximity to the location of the death of Liam Lynch in April 1923. The event will also mark the association of Canon Courtney Moore, a founding member of the Cork Historical & Archaeological Society, with the lecture’s venue, St George’s Arts and Heritage Centre (Eircode: P67 XC61)

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May
28
Sun
2023
Afternoon Outing – Kilcrea Abbey @ Kilcrea Abbey
May 28 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Afternoon outing to Kilcrea Friary, near Ovens. Speaker: Denise Maher, author of Kilcrea Friary: Franciscan Heritage in County Cork. The event will include Máire Ní Chéileachair, TG4 Singer of the Year 2018, singing Caoineadh Airt Uí Laoghaire to mark the 250th anniversary of his death.
Kilcrea is signposted on the N22 (Cork to Macroom road). There is limited parking at friary. Otherwise, there is roadside parking about five minutes’ walk past the friary.
Assemble at Kilcrea Friary, 2.30 pm.

Please note that this event is open to CHAS members and their guests only. There will be a €3 badge fee, payable on the day.

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Jun
18
Sun
2023
Full Day Outing – Clonakilty and Ardfield/Rathbarry @ Keating’s Equestrian Centre
Jun 18 @ 11:30 am – 4:30 pm

Day outing to Clonakilty and Ardfield/Rathbarry, West Cork. Speakers: Tim Feen, Dr Danielle O’Donovan, Gerald Butler, Michael O’Mahony, Diarmuid Kingston, Michael O’Connell and Fachtna McCarthy. Sites include Kilgarriffe Old Cemetery (Clonakilty); West-Cork Regional Museum (P85 YY48); Emmets’s Square; Caher ringfort (P85 HR98); Galley Head Lighthouse (P85 PP83) and Castlefreke Castle (P85 HC85).
Assemble at 11.30 am at Craanmore Stud (Keating’s Equestrian Centre), Eircode P85 K443, near Kilgarriffe Old Cemetery, Clonakilty.
Picnic lunch/own arrangements in Clonakilty.

Please note that this event is open to CHAS members and their guests only. There will be a €5 badge fee, payable on the day.

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Jun
28
Wed
2023
Evening Outing – Cork Butter Museum @ Firkin Crane Theatre
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Evening outing to Cork Butter Museum and other locations around Shandon related to Cork’s global butter trade. Speaker: Peter Foynes, museum curator.
Cork Butter Museum is located on O’Connell Square, near the Firkin Crane Theatre (Eircode T23 H004).
Assemble Cork Butter Museum, 7.00 pm.

Please note that this event is open to CHAS members and their guests only. There will be a badge fee, payable on the evening.

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Jul
9
Sun
2023
Full Day Outing – Fermoy/Glanworth Area @ Corrin Woods Forest Recreational Area
Jul 9 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Day outing to the Fermoy/Glanworth area. Speaker: Professor William O’Brien. Sites include Carn Tighernach, on Corrin Hill; Labbacallee wedge tomb and Glanworth Castle.
Assemble at Corrin Woods Forest Recreational Area car-park, 11 am. (This car-park is located directly across from the entrance to Coillte Office which is at Eircode P61 PN30; or using Google Maps search ‘Corrin Woods Forest Recreational Area’.)
Picnic lunch/own arrangements

Please note that this event is open to CHAS members and their guests only. There will be a badge fee, payable on the day.

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Jul
23
Sun
2023
Afternoon Outing – Blackpool @ Church of the Annunciation
Jul 23 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Afternoon outing to the Church of the Annunciation, Blackpool. Seamus Murphy, Cork sculptor and stone carver, is perhaps best known for designing this church and producing its sculpture. Speaker: Dr Edward O’Riordan.
Assemble, 2.30 pm, outside Church of the Annunciation, Blackpool (Eircode T23 FW44).

Please note that this event is open to CHAS members and their guests only. There will be a €3 badge fee, payable on the day.

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Aug
13
Sun
2023
Day Outing – Baile Bhuirne/Ballyvourney @ Ballymakeera Dairygold Co-Op
Aug 13 @ 11:30 am – 4:30 pm

Day outing to Baile Bhuirne/Ballyvourney area. Speaker: Dr Connie Kelleher, National Monuments Service.
Sites include: Clapper bridge, An Rathúnach Thiar/Rahoonagh West; stone circle, Gort an Imill/Gortanimill; St Abban’s Grave, An tSeanchluain/Shanacloon; St Gobnait’s Stone, Na Cillíní/Killeen (depending on parking); Castle at The Mills Inn; St Gobnait’s church and cemetery, Baile Bhuirne/Ballyvourney.
Assemble, 11 am, at Ballymakeera Dairygold Co-Op front car-park in order to organise car-sharing as roadside parking is extremely limited for the morning sites (Eircode P12 D361).
Picnic lunch/own arrangements.

Please note that this event is open to CHAS members and their guests only. There will be a €5 badge fee, payable on the day.

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Aug
20
Sun
2023
National Heritage Week Event – Cork City Bridges
Aug 20 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Afternoon outing, a walking tour of some of Cork’s iconic bridges. Speaker: Antóin O’Callaghan, author of Where Bridges Stand: The River Lee Bridges of Cork City. This event will link with one of the themes of Heritage Week 2023, Water Heritage.
Assemble at National Monument, Grand Parade, 2.30 pm.

This is a free event, open to everyone.

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Sep
10
Sun
2023
Afternoon Outing – Cork War of Independence @ UCC Quadrangle
Sep 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Afternoon outing. A walking tour of UCC (and part of Cork city), exploring its War of Independence heritage. Speaker: Dr John Borgonovo, UCC School of History.
Assemble: 2.30 pm, The Archway, UCC Quadrangle.

Please note that this event is open to CHAS members and their guests only. There will be a €3 badge fee, payable on the day.

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