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
17
Wed
2017
Evening outing: Monumental Cork
May 17 @ 7:00 pm

Assemble at the National Monument, Grand Parade, Cork city, for a look at the history, symbolism and craftsmanship of the monuments here: including the National Monument, War Memorials and statue of King George II (Dr John Borgonovo, Gerry White and Christian Helling).

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Jun
9
Fri
2017
Weekend outing: The South Midlands
Jun 9 – Jun 11 all-day

All members should travel by coach from Cork (leaving 10am, Friday, June 9th, returning Sunday evening, June 11th). A number of sites will be visited on way to Birr, with lunch in Roscrea. Sites will include St Cronan’s church and Roscrea Castle, Loughmoe Castle, Birr Castle and telescope, Birr town, Clonmacnoise monastic site, Clonfert cathedral, Aughrim battlefield, Shannon Harbour and others (Dr Clare O’Halloran, Caimin O’Brien, Flor Hurley and other speakers).

Members should book using form posted out; return this to the Hon. Treasurer by June 2nd, 2017.

Entry charges may apply for certain sites. Members are responsible for booking own accommodation.

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Jul
16
Sun
2017
Day outing: Drimoleague @ All Saints Church
Jul 16 @ 11:00 am

Sites to include Drimoleague church, Kilnaruane pillar stone, Abbey graveyard, Bantry town and Reenadisert fortified house (Dr Paul MacCotter, Rev. Liam Crowley PP, and others).

Members should bring picnic lunch or patronise local facilities.

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Jul
30
Sun
2017
Day outing: Fenian Rising 150th Anniversary, East Cork
Jul 30 @ 2:00 pm

Assemble at Killeagh graveyard, Cork side of village. Sites will include Killeagh, Ballymacoda and Ladysbridge (Griffith Murray, Aidan Harte and Martin Millerick).

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Aug
23
Wed
2017
Evening outing: Cork city, brewing capital @ Outside former Beamish & Crawford Brewery
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm

Assemble outside former Beamish & Crawford brewery by South Gate Bridge for a walking tour looking at the history of some of the former breweries of the city and their public houses.

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Sep
10
Sun
2017
Day outing: Kilmallock
Sep 10 @ 11:30 am

Assemble at New Road, Kilmallock (around corner from Gortboy Service Station on the Charleville side of town). A walking tour of the medieval town looking at the walls, the Collegiate Church, the Dominican Priory, Kings Castle, Blossom Gate and other aspects of the town’s history and archaeology (Sarah McCutcheon and other speakers).

Members should bring a picnic lunch or use local facilities.

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May
13
Sun
2018
Day outing: Fethard, Co. Tipperary @ Day outing
May 13 @ 10:30 am

A walking tour of the medieval town of Fethard, sites to include the Town Hall, Holy Trinity Church, Augustinian Abbey, etc. (with Fethard Historical Society).

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May
23
Wed
2018
Evening outing: St Mary’s Cemetery, Curraghkippane @ Evening outing
May 23 @ 7:00 pm

Flor Hurley will talk about the history of this cemetery (including the Jewish burial ground) and some of the important or notable burials here.

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Jun
10
Sun
2018
Afternoon outing: The Butter Road @ Day outing
Jun 10 @ 2:00 pm

Join John Sheehan and John O’Connell to travel along the Butter Road towards Aubane with stops at Rylane, Mushera, etc.

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Jul
1
Sun
2018
Day outing: West Waterford @ Day outing
Jul 1 @ 11:00 am

Sites to visit include Clashmore, St Declan’s Well, Toor and Dromana House. Guides will be Dr Dagmar Ó Riain-Raedel, Prof. Pádraig Ó Riain, Julian Walton and others.

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Jul
22
Sun
2018
Afternoon outing: Industrial Glanmire @ Day outing
Jul 22 @ 2:00 pm

Dr Colin Rynne will lead a visit looking at industrial sites in Glanmire including the Glanmire flour mill and the Riverstown Distillery amongst others.

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Aug
22
Wed
2018
Heritage Week talk: Victorian Cork @ Evening outing
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm

Due to circumstances beyond our control the subject and speaker of our event for Heritage Week 2018 has changed. We will now have Dr Dagmar Ó Riain-Raedel lead us on a walking tour of the city centre on ‘Victorian Cork: buildings by the Hill architects’. The assembly point is still the Nano Nagle footbridge, Grand Parade.

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Sep
9
Sun
2018
Day outing: Bandon @ Day outing
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am

A walking tour of Bandon town looking at the walls, Kilbrogan Church, the Shambles, timber-framed house, etc., as well as the history of the town, with Dr Clare McCutcheon and Dr Maria Elena Turk.

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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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