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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Apr
6
Wed
2016
County Lecture: Dr David Heffernan ‘Securing Boyle’s Town: the outbreak and course of the rising in Bandon and Carbery, 1641-1642′ @ Library, Bandon Shopping Centre, South Main Street
Apr 6 @ 8:00 pm

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Oct
12
Wed
2016
Lecture: Prof. Tom Dunne ‘Daniel Maclise ‘’Cockneyfied Corkonian’’ and Shaper of English Identity’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Oct 12 @ 8:00 pm

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Nov
9
Wed
2016
Lecture: Jim Herlihy ‘The Royal Irish Constabulary: a history and genealogical guide’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Nov 9 @ 8:00 pm

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Dec
4
Sun
2016
Lecture: Shane Lehane ‘Lighting up the Dark: An Evocation of Irish Christmas Custom’ @ Maryborough House Hotel
Dec 4 @ 12:45 pm

CHAS Christmas Lunch

Celebrating 125 years.

Book for your places for lunch (€40 per person) with the Hon. Treasurer, using booking form sent to members.

Bookings must arrive not later than 25 November 2016. Refunds may be possible in the event of cancellation, but only if notification of cancellation is received by 30 November.

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Jan
11
Wed
2017
Lecture: Dr Nora White ‘The story of ogham in Cork’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Jan 11 @ 1:00 pm

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Mar
1
Wed
2017
Lecture: Mark Davies ‘”King of all Balloons”: the first manned ascent from Cork in 1816 and other early Irish aerial adventures’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Mar 1 @ 8:00 pm

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Mar
22
Wed
2017
Annual General Meeting @ Crawford Art Gallery
Mar 22 @ 8:00 pm

Candidates for election to the Council or any office shall be nominated in writing by two members or by Council Resolution. Nominations shall be made and sent to the Hon. Secretary not later than 27 January 2017.

Special Resolutions must be sent to the Hon. Secretary not later than 27 February 2017.

The annual accounts will be available at the AGM.

The AGM will be followed by photos of the year’s events.

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Apr
19
Wed
2017
County lecture: Br. Colmán Ó Clabaigh OSB ‘Religion and society in medieval Youghal’ @ The Mall Arts Centre
Apr 19 @ 8:00 pm

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Oct
11
Wed
2017
Lecture: Dr Elena Turk ‘Working-class housing in 19th century Cork’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Oct 11 @ 8:00 pm

Dr. Elena Turk, Blue Brick Heritage, Cork, will speak about working-class housing in 19th century Cork.

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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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Jan
10
Wed
2018
Lecture: Aideen Ireland ‘George Victor du Noyer as depicted in the collections of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm

Aideen Ireland will speak about ‘George Victor du Noyer as depicted in the collections of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of
Ireland’.  This lecture is being held in conjunction with the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland.

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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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Mar
21
Wed
2018
Annual General Meeting @ Crawford Art Gallery
Mar 21 @ 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
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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Oct
17
Wed
2018
Lecture: Dr Maura Cronin ‘Denny Lane – Renaissance Man in the nineteenth century?’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

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Nov
7
Wed
2018
Lecture: Madeline Hutchins – ‘Ellen Hutchins (1785-1815) Ireland’s first female botanist: her Cork connections’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Nov 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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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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