CHAS Research Grants Awarded

From 2012, the Society has awarded two annual research grants, one each in the area of history and archaeology, thus reflecting the interests of the Society. Applications are invited for funds to support small projects involving archaeological or historical research, which are undertaken over one year.
Individual grant applications up to a maximum award of €1,000 will be considered in each category.
Individuals and groups are encouraged to apply, including local historians and archaeologists, postgraduate research students, as well as local societies and schools in Co. Cork. More information …

Scheme 1: Archaeology of Cork.
2016: Bandon Walled Town Committee for work related to the timber-framed house on North Main Street, Bandon, Co. Cork
2015: Award split between two projects led by: Caen Harris; and James O’Driscoll /Alan Hawkes
2014: Hilary Bishop: Mass Rocks in Cloyne diocese
2013: Dr Anthony Beese towards the development of a website that illustrates the landscape archaeology of Cork city.

Scheme 2: History of Cork.
2016: Not awarded.
2015: Award split between two projects: David Heffernan; Paul Rondelez
2014: Donal Ó Murchú: Book of manuscripts from his grandfather’s material
2013: John O’Donovan: Cork and the Home Rule Movement. This project is part of a wider paradigm entitled ‘Turbulent Cork 1890-1920’ that the researcher is working on.

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