CHAS tour of Laois Castles

CHAS tour of Laois Castles

On Saturday 7 September members of Carlow Historical and Archaeological Society departed Carlow for a tour of some of the lesser-known but significant Castles of County Laois. First on the agenda was Shrule Castle, a relatively undiscovered gem less than four miles from Carlow town. John Kelly, Séamus

CHAS Lecture on Bronze Age Archaeology

CHAS Lecture on Bronze Age Archaeology

(All Photos courtesy Paul Curran) On Weds 15 May Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society presented an entertaining and very educational talk in the Talbot Hotel by Eoin Grogan on Excavations at Carrig, Co. Wicklow: A Bronze Age family cemetery. Dr Grogan explained how land improvement works in

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

National Schools History Project 2018

THE winners of this year’s Carlow Historical and Archaeological Society’s National Schools History Project competition had their wonderful efforts and research recognised at a prize-giving ceremony in Carlow County Museum recently. The competition, which is now in its 12th year, was open to all fifth and sixth-class

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