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CHAS Lecture: The General Election of December 1918

The first CHAS lecture of 1919 takes place Wednesday 16 Jan in Carlow Town Hall at 8pm. John O’Donovan will speak on the 1918 General Election. The 1918 election was a turning point in Irish history and impact of this momentous event will be remenbered and explained during John’s

Launch of Carloviana 2019

The launch of the 71st edition of the journal of the Carlow Historical and Archaeological Society, Carloviana took place on Thursday 29th of November in Seven Oaks Hotel at 8pm. Carloviana 2019 was launched by by Dr. Sharon Greene. Dr. Greene is an archaeologist and the current editor of

Historic Killoughternane Post Box Stolen

An Post, Carlow County Museum and local historians are upset by the recent theft of an out-of-service post box from a wall at Killoughternane in south County Carlow. The historic box, has not been in regular use for some time and, thanks to the initiative of the

CHAS Ballon Hill Archaeology project gets national attention

Niall O’Neill, a committee member of the Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society has recently published his findings on Ballon Hill Archaeology Project in the Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland. The following is his account. If you were to search for published work on

Carlow Historical and Archaeological Society AGM 2018

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.

Call for Papers for Carloviana 2019 

  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

New Local History Course starting January 2018

New Local History Course starting January 2018

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

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

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