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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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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Nov
1
Thu
2018
Launch: 2018 Journal and Digital JCHAS @ Cork City Library
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Launch of the 2018 Journal in Cork City Library, Grand Parade, Cork. Reception afterwards.

Launching the completion of the Digital JCHAS project.

Collect your Journal in person and see a selection of old Journals for sale at great prices!

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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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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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Jun
15
Wed
2022
Evening Outing – Civil War Cork @ City Library
Jun 15 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Civil War Cork’: City Centre Walking Tour, with Dr John Borgonovo and Gerry White. Irish Civil War National Conference, as part of the Irish government’s Decade of Centenaries Programme, and the Cork Archaeological & Historical Society.

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Jun
26
Sun
2022
Day Outing – Millstreet @ O'Keeffe's Supervalu
Jun 26 @ 11:30 am – 4:30 pm

Day outing to Millstreet and its area. Speakers: Flor Hurley and others. Sites include Confederate solder’s grave, Millstreet; Drishane moated site; Kilcorney graveyard; Knocknakilla stone circle, stone row and radial cairn; Glantane East stone row and radial cairn, Drishane tower house.
Assemble O’Keeffe’s Supervalu car park, near The Square, 11.30 am.
Picnic lunch/own arrangements

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

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Jul
10
Sun
2022
Day Outing – Youghal @ Dolphin Square Car Park
Jul 10 @ 11:30 am – 4:30 pm

Day outing to Youghal. Sites include St Mary’s Collegiate Church and a selection of sites around the town. Speaker: Kieran Groeger.
Assemble at Dolphin Square car park, 11.30.
Picnic lunch/own arrangements

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

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Aug
17
Wed
2022
Evening Outing – Heritage Week Event @ Monarch Glen
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Evening outing to Monard Glen, near Blarney, to visit Monard and Coolowen Ironworks, which were in operation from the 1730s to the 1960s. This event will link with the Skills and Traditions of the Past and the Water Heritage themes of National Heritage Week 2022. Speaker: Dr Colin Rynne.
Meet at 7pm at entrance to Monard Glen. Monard Glen is reached by going on the slip road after the sign for Killeens/Limerick over the N20, turning left at the Sunset Ridge Hotel and then straight on for approximately one kilometre. There is a Science Direct sign pointing to Monard Glen at the entrance.

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Sep
4
Sun
2022
Day Outing – Ballydehob @ Ballydehob Playground Car Park
Sep 4 @ 11:30 am – 4:30 pm

Day outing to the Ballydehob area, west Cork. Speakers: Finola Finley and Robert Harris. Sites include Derreenaclogh rock art, Ballydehob railway and quay, Altar wedge tomb, Altar church (Rev Fisher and James Murphy), Dunmanus Castle, Ballydehob Arts Museum (with Brian Lalor).
Assemble at Ballydehob Playground car park, 11.30 am. The playground is located at the left hand side, before you enter the village, opposite the turn off to Bantry.
Picnic lunch/own arrangements.

Please note that for this event there will be a €5 badge fee, payable on the day.

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