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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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
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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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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Dec
5
Wed
2018
Lecture: Dr. Dagmar Ó Riain Raedel – ‘Cork, Cologne and the Three Wise Men: a Christmas Story’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Marking the anniversary of the twinning of Cork and Cologne, and with HE Deike Potzel, German Ambassador to Ireland. Members only. Book with Hon. Organiser by November 23rd.  Places limited.

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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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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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May
1
Wed
2019
County lecture: Prof. Roger Stalley, ‘Cloyne Cathedral and Gothic architecture in Ireland’ @ St. Colman's Cathedral, Cloyne
May 1 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

€5 entry charge in aid of the Friends of Cloyne Cathedral.

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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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Dec
4
Wed
2019
Lecture: Finola Finlay – ‘The Nativity in stained glass in Ireland’ @ Crawford Art Gallery
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Lecture followed by reception afterwards in the Sculpture Gallery.
Members only. Book with Hon. Organiser by November 22nd.  Places limited.

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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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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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Apr
2
Thu
2020
County lecture: Dr. Michael Doorley, Open University of Ireland – ‘Between Glandore and New York: Judge Daniel Colahan and the Irish Revolution 1912-1922’ @ Parish Centre (Next to Catholic Church)
Apr 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Sep
15
Wed
2021
Lecture: Cork Encastellated: the first two centuries of castle-building in south Munster @ Zoom Lecture
Sep 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Cork Encastellated: the first two centuries of castle-building in south Munster’

 

By Prof. Tadhg O’ Keeffe, Professor of Archaeology, UCD

This lecture will be delivered via Zoom.
The link to register for this lecture is:

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Oct
6
Wed
2021
Lecture: Song writing in early 19th century Cork @ Zoom Lecture
Oct 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Song writing in early 19th century Cork’

by Dr Susan O’ Regan of the Cork School of Music

This lecture will be delivered via Zoom.
The link to register for this lecture is:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the lecture.

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Nov
17
Wed
2021
Lecture: Spike Island Convict Depot 1847-1883 @ Zoom Lecture
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Spike Island Convict Depot 1847-1883’

A Zoom Lecture by Dr Barra Ó Donnabháin

In this talk, Dr Barra Ó Donnabháin explores the nature of the mid-19thcentury convict depot in Cork harbour through the stories of five men and boys who experienced life in the prison.
Dr Ó Donnabháin directed archaeological excavations at Spike Island from 2013-2018 and is currently a lecturer in the Department of Archaeology at University College Cork. He is co-author with Cal McCarthy of ‘Too Beautiful for Thieves and Pickpockets: a history of the Victorian Convict Prison on Spike Island (2016).

This lecture will be delivered by Zoom.
Register in advance for this webinar:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fxbbxi4RRKebO767N3ZQEA
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event.
This lecture is run through Zoom.us, for information on how to use Zoom see https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/206175806-Frequently-asked-questions

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