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CHAS Lecture: The Lost Colony – Carlows Huguenot Heritage

              The second half of the seventeenth century saw the arrival in Ireland of between 5,000 and 10,000 French Calvinist refugees, known as Huguenots. A number of these arrived in Carlow and established a small community which existed between the years 1690

Old Lanes & Streets of Carlow

  Have you ever wondered where Bowling Green Lane was in Carlow town? Or Barnard’s Lane or Schoolhouse Lane? Now is the time to find out. Dan Carbery, Paul Lyons and Pat O’Neill of the Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society have spent the last few years pouring over

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.

The Great War through the eyes of the Poets

The Great War through the eyes of the Poets

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

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

The Tudor Marshals of Leinster 1530-1580

The Tudor Marshals of Leinster 1530-1580

  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

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

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