Clare Archaeological and Historical Society

Autumn/Winter Lectures 2008/2009
October 13 Archaeological excavations at Caherconnell Cashel, Co. Clare: Implications for Ringfort Chronology and Gaelic Settlement.
by Graham Hull, Director, TVAS and Dr. Michelle Comber, NUIG
November 10 19th Century Women of Co. Clare: A look at how the nineteenth century ideal of women as the “Angel of the House” holds up when compared to reality using contemporary documents of the time from Co. Clare.
by Terri Shoosmith
December 8 Standing Stones of Co. Clare: A study of the Bronze Age monolith tradition and its landscape setting in Clare
by Tom Moloney, M. Litt
January 12 The O'Hehir Clan of Uí Cormaic / Drumcliffe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Ireland's best example of a traditional clan.
by Dr. Pat Nugent
February 9 Excavations on Horse Island, Kilbaha, Co. Clare: A lecture looking at the excavation of the promontory fort at Horse Island, near Kilbaha.
by Michael Lynch, Field Monument Advisor, Clare County Council
March 9

Stamp Collecting as a study of history: A look at how stamp collecting can enhance our enjoyment of the study of history
by Fr. John Jones, P.P., St. Caimin’s, Mountshannon

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