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
8
Wed
2017
Lecture: Mary Lantry ‘Tokens of esteem – illuminated addresses from Cork’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Nov 8 @ 1:00 pm

Note: this is a lunchtime lecture.

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Dec
10
Sun
2017
Christmas Event: Dr Pat Wallace ‘Personal memories of Irish archaeology over 45 years in the National Museum of Ireland’
Dec 10 all-day

Members’ event. Speaker: Dr Pat Wallace, former director of the National Museum of Ireland, will talk about his personal memories of Irish archaeology over 45 years in the National Museum of Ireland.

Cost €32, including glass of wine or soft drink. Places are limited and cheque / money order for tickets must reach the
Hon. Treasurer by 4 December, accompanied by completed form posted to members.

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Feb
7
Wed
2018
Lecture: Dr Maurice F. Hurley and Dr Alan Hawkes ‘Archaeological excavations at Beamish & Crawford, Cork’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Feb 7 @ 8:00 pm

Archaeologists Dr Maurice F. Hurley and Dr Alan Hawkes will speak about the archaeological excavations at the Beamish and Crawford site, South Main Street, Cork.

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Mar
7
Wed
2018
Lecture: Dr Connie Kelliher ‘Tracing the cultural landscape of illicit behaviour in southwest Ireland in the early 17th century’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Mar 7 @ 8:00 pm

Maritime archaeologist Dr Connie Kelliher will talk about illicit behaviour, such as smuggling, in south-west Ireland in the early seventeenth century.

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Apr
18
Wed
2018
Lecture: Dr Donal Ó Drisceoil ‘Mapping the Irish Revolution’ @ Independence Museum
Apr 18 @ 8:00 pm

As part of the CHAS County Lecture Series,  Dr Donal Ó Drisceoil, of the School of History at UCC will speak about ‘Mapping the Irish
Revolution’. This lecture will be held at the Independence Museum, Kilmurry, Lissarda, Co. Cork.

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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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Jan
9
Wed
2019
Lecture: Prof. Tadhg O’Keeffe, School of Archaeology, UCD – ‘Home truths about Raleigh, Spenser, Norreys and Boyle: architectural culture in Plantation Cork’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Jan 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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Feb
6
Wed
2019
Lecture: Quincey Dougan – ”A southern Derry’: notes on the evolution, structure and personalities of Orangeism in County Cork’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Feb 6 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Mar
6
Wed
2019
Lecture: Prof. Richard Bradley, Emeritus Professor of Archaeology, University of Reading – ‘Visions and revisions: Langdale axes, rock art and the Neolithic of Britain and Ireland’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Mar 6 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This lecture is held in conjunction with the Prehistoric Society

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Oct
2
Wed
2019
Lecture: Prof. William O’Brien, Dept. of Archaeology, UCC – ‘Garranes – an early medieval royal site in Co. Cork?’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Oct 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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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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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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