Glenstal Abbey, Murroe, County Limerick, visited 2011

The Society holds lectures, during the Winter, and outings, during the Summer months.

Winter 2015-16

Wed October 14 2015 8pm
‘The controversial politics of W. B. Yeats’
Dr Jay Starliper

Wed November 4 8pm
‘Remembering Prof. M. J. (Brian) O’Kelly on the centenary of his birth’
Dr Elizabeth Twohig

Sun December 13 12.45pm
Annual Christmas Lunch
Lecture: ‘An Inchigeela Christmas’ Joe Creedon
Please book by 4 December with the Hon. Treasurer

Wed January 6 2016 1pm
‘The Georgian Churches of Cork City 1720-1735’
Felicity Philpott

Wed February 10 8pm
‘Women of the County Cork gentry and aristocracy, 1860-1914: peripheral witnesses or powerful actors?’
Dr Maeve O'Riordan, Dept of History, NUI Maynooth

Wed March 9 8pm
‘The archaeology of the Knights Hospitaller in Ireland’
Eamonn Cotter

Wed March 23 8pm
Annual General Meeting
Accompanied by pictures of the year's events and followed by a reception in the Sculpture Gallery.

Mon April 6 8pm, The Library, Bandon Shopping Centre, South Main Street, Bandon
County Lecture: ‘Securing Boyle's Town: the outbreak and course of the rising in Bandon and Carbery, 1641-1642'
Dr David Heffernan


All lectures except the Christmas lunchtime lecture and the County lecture are held at the Crawford Art Gallery, Emmet Place, Cork.



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