Launch of Carloviana 2018

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

Dargan 150 Seminar

Dargan 150 Seminar

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

Carlow Lunatic Asylum, 1832–1922

Carlow Lunatic Asylum, 1832–1922

On Wednesday 18th of October the first CHAS lecture of the 2017/2018 series took place in the Seven Oaks Hotel, Carlow. Dr. Catherine Cox of the U.C.D. School of History gave a well received a talk on the Carlow Lunatic Asylum. The talk drew on research carried

Blackstairs Bus Tour 2017

Blackstairs Bus Tour 2017

Carlow Historical and Archaeological Society are organising a one day bus tour of the Blackstairs Mountains region on Saturday 9th September. Places are limited and will be strictly allocated in order of booking so please book early. The tour will cost €20 which covers your bus travel

Heritage Week Mini Lectures

Heritage Week Mini Lectures

On the 23rd of August 2017 as part of Heritage Week 2017 Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society presented 2 extremely well attended mini lectures in Carlow College. Firstly Carlovian Art Historian Mary Stratton Ryan gave an excellent talk entitled ‘Homage to Carlow’s Greatest Artist’, Frank O’Meara 1853-1888.