Notice is hereby given that the 72nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Carlow Historical and Archaeological Society will be held on Wednesday 4th April 2018, in the Seven Oaks Hotel, Athy Road, Carlow, commencing at 8.00 p.m.
An evening presentation by Jim Shannon titled “The Great War through the eyes of the Poets” was the fourth in the 2017/2018 winter lecture series. “The First World War was a cataclysmic upheaval, changing fundamentally the lives of many millions. There were at the time a great
The Editorial Committee of Carloviana are now accepting papers for Carloviana 2019. Contributors are asked to note that the deadline for submission of papers has been changed to 30 June. This earlier date has been agreed to facilitate the work of the voluntary editorial committee in proofing
The third lecture in the 2017-18 Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society winter series was a lecture by Diarmuid Wheeler titled “Tudor Marshals of Leinster.” Diarmuid is a Laois historian who’s PhD examined Tudor local government in Leix and Offaly during the plantations of the sixteenth century and
The local Irish history course at Carlow College, St. Patrick’s will examine the local dimensions of Ireland’s past and is designed to provide practical support for local history studies. Using the expertise of Carlow College lecturers and the resources of the college and nearby cultural institutions, this course
Carloviana 2018 will be launched by Dr. Tom McGrath of Carlow College in the Seven Oaks Hotel, Carlow at 8p.m. on Thursday 23rd of November. Copies of Carloviana 2018 will be on sale on the night. Carloviana 2018, covering all periods of Carlows history, contains over 200
The Dargan 150 Seminar , commemorating the life of William Dargan, will take place in the Dargan Building, Carlow IT on Saturday 18th November – starting at 9.30 am. Sponsored by Carlow County Council, Institute of Technology Carlow and the Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society the talks
In Cattle in Ancient Ireland, A.T. Lucas (1989) wrote ‘In early times wealth is not spoken of in terms of money, which was not in circulation, nor of ownership of land, but primarily in terms of livestock and chiefly of cows’. Throughout history, cattle have served as