Summer Programme 2022

After an absence of two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic, CHAS will once again have a programme of outings this summer. See below the listing of what we have oganised. For more information, see our events page.
If you have a question about these events, or if have you any suggestions for outings, please contact us via our contact page.

Wednesday 15th June – Evening Event
‘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.
Meet outside the City Library, Grand Parade, at 7:15pm.

Sunday 26th June – Day Outing
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

Sunday 10th July – Day Outing
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

Wednesday 17th August – Heritage Week Event
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.

Sunday September 4th – Day Outing.
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.

N.B. The outings in our Summer Programme, apart from the heritage week event, there will be badge fee on the day. For information on membership visit our join page

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