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Schools History Prize Winners 2017

Schools History Prize Winners 2017

CARLOW Historical and Archaeological Society presented prizes to winners of the Primary School History Project Competition 2017 at a function in Carlow County Museum on Thursday evening. David Bolger from Bishop Foley NS won 1st prize with a project on Milford Mills. Eva Jones, Ballinkillen NS won

Schools History Prize Winners 2016

Schools History Prize Winners 2016

The winners of this year’s Carlow Historical and Archaeological Society History Project Competition were presented with their awards on Wednesday the 15th of June at Carlow County Museum. First place in this years was Eoin Cummins from Ballinkillen National School with his project on ‘Dolmens in County

Third Level History Competition

Third Level History Competition

The society has decided to do something new this year. In conjunction with St. Patrick’s College, Carlow we are sponsoring a prize for an original piece of historical writing by a student in the college. The prize is offered to undergraduate 3rd & 4th year students of

Schools History Prize 2016

Schools History Prize 2016

Since 2006 the society has sponsored an annual primary schools history competition. The competition is open to all Fifth and Sixth Class pupils who live or attend school in County Carlow. This is a competition for individuals, not groups. Since 2010 we have published the winning entry

Schools History Winners 2015

Schools History Winners 2015

School History Competition Winners 2015  1st Place: Eoin Cummins:  Ballinkillen National School : Borris Railway Line and Viaduct 2nd Place: Anna Colgan : St. Patrick’s National School, Rathvilly : Huntingdon Castle Joint 3rd Place: Sophie Byrne : Grange National School : Brigid Byrne 1925-2015 Michaela Flood :

Schools History Prize Winners 2013

2013 1st Place:  Louise Colgan : Rathvilly National School : Ducketts Grove 2nd Place: David Lalor :     Ballon National School : St. Mullin’s Monastery 3rd  Place: Donncha Murphy : Ballon National School : Kevin Barry Well Done Everyone!  

Schools History Prize Winners 2012

2012 1st Place: Orla Kenny : Ballon National School : Kavanagh Castles of County Carlow 2nd Place: Raena Maye McElwee :Ballon National School : St. Mullins Motte & Bailey 3rd Place: David Lalor : Ballon National School : St. Fortiarnan’s Holy Well & White Church Well Done

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The Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society (until 2001 known as The Old Carlow Society) was formed in 1946

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