UCC Historical Society

6 Carrigside, College Road
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UCC Historical Society

Recognition at UCC Society Awards 2012:

"Best Week-long Event" for UCC History Week 2012

"Runner-up Best Collaborative Event" for 90th Anniversary Re-enactment of the Anglo-Irish Treaty Debates

"Runner-up Most Improved Society" 2012

Shortlisted for "Best Academic Society" and "Best Small Society" 2012

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The society for all things historical in University College Cork. Website coming soon, invite your friends and get updates on events and socials as they come up!

Committee:
Chairperson: Grainne Aspel
Vice-Chairperson: Paul Murnane
Secretary: Daragh Twiss
Finance Officer: Daniel Linehan
Events Officer: Seamus Allen
Vice-Events Officer: Simon Pindel
Public Relations Officer (PRO): Colm O'Connor
Deputy PRO: Ana Harri


"The curious fact the historian has to learn... that the generations of the past are not to be dismissed as subordinate to later ones, mere stepping stones to the present day, merely preparations or trial shots for authentic achievement that was still t

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Founded: 1949

Categories: Community Organization, Non-Profit Organization, Other




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Past Events

Learn to Love Poetry - Medieval and Renaissance Poetry Night

Learn to Love Poetry - Medieval and Renaissance Poetry Night
07:00 pm - 20 February 2018

At UCC Historical Society

UCC English Society and UCC Historical society are back for another collab this semester! Come join us and our special guest Dr. Jason Harris for our Medieval and...

Chats, Tea and History

Chats, Tea and History
03:00 pm - 13 February 2018

At UCC Historical Society

Hey guys! Chats, Tea and History is back for semester 2! This months installment is being presented as an alcohol free alternative to the madness of RAG Week. It'll...

Postgrad Q&A

Postgrad Q&A
07:00 pm - 06 February 2018

At UCC Historical Society

Hey everyone! Its coming to the time where all third years must decide what we're going to do after our current degree, if you haven't already. We realise that this...

The Witch Trials

The Witch Trials
06:00 pm - 31 October 2017

At UCC Historical Society

Contemplating what to do to get you in the Halloween mood before going out Tuesday night? Then we have just the thing! Our beloved Witch Trials are back again and...

The Dustbin of History: The Russian Revolution and its Impact

The Dustbin of History: The Russian Revolution and its Impact
07:00 pm - 25 October 2017

At UCC Historical Society

To commemorate the centenary of the Russian Revolution UCC Historical Society has invited UCC's own Geoffrey Roberts to give a talk titled 'The Dustbin of History:...

Chats, Tea & History

Chats, Tea & History
07:00 pm - 23 October 2017

At UCC Historical Society

Hey guys, this Monday evening at 7:00 UCC Historical Society welcomes you to an informal social in North Wing Conference Room where there will be tea, treats and...

Chats, Tea and History

Chats, Tea and History
07:30 pm - 16 October 2017

At UCC Historical Society

Hey guys, this Monday evening at 7:30 UCC Historical Society welcomes you to an informal social in North Wing Conference Room where there will be tea, treats and...

Chats, Tea and History

Chats, Tea and History
07:00 pm - 04 October 2017

At UCC Historical Society

Hey guys, this Wednesday evening at 7 UCC Historical Society welcomes you to an informal social in West Wing 7 where there will be tea, treats and chats galore!...

Historical Society EGM

Historical Society EGM
07:00 pm - 26 September 2017

At UCC Historical Society

Are you interested in History? Would you like to join one of the oldest societies on campus? Would you like to help plan fun and creative events? Then look no further!...

Welcome Night

Welcome Night
07:00 pm - 19 September 2017

At UCC Historical Society

Hey guys, welcome back to another year at UCC. Societies are a great way to socialise, meet new people and learn new things. So if you or your friends have an interest...

Holocaust Survivor: Herman Polak

Holocaust Survivor: Herman Polak
05:00 pm - 05 April 2017

At UCC Historical Society

On the 5th of April in Boole 3 at 5pm UCC’s Historical Society in collaboration with ‘Cork Educate Together Secondary School’ will present to you an evening...

A 'how to' in genealogy with Paul MacCotter

A 'how to' in genealogy with Paul MacCotter
07:30 pm - 29 March 2017

At UCC Historical Society

Have you always wanted to know what skeletons lay in your family’s closet? Have you got a war hero or an infamous criminal amongst your ancestors? Well then come...

AGM

AGM
06:00 pm - 28 March 2017

At UCC Historical Society

Are you interested in History? Would you like to join a society? Would you like to help plan fun and creative events? Then look no further! UCC’s Historical Society...

History Quiz!

History Quiz!
07:00 pm - 21 March 2017

At UCC Historical Society

The time has come for the Historical society’s mega History Quiz! Test your knowledge in a variety of areas in History and go head to head with your friends for...

The Laws of war & Atrocity in Ireland:1575-1651

The Laws of war & Atrocity in Ireland:1575-1651
07:00 pm - 15 March 2017

At UCC Historical Society

‘Ireland and the “Laws” of War: from Rathlin (1575) to Limerick (1651)’ On Wednesday the 15th of March at 7 o clock in Kane G18 guest speaker Dr. Padraig...

The Historical accuracy of films?

The Historical accuracy of films?
07:00 pm - 21 February 2017

At UCC Historical Society

Ever watch a movie set in a certain historical time and wonder just how much of it actually happened? Then we have the event for you! This Tuesday the 21st of February...

The Domesticaiton of Animals in Human History

The Domesticaiton of Animals in Human History
07:00 pm - 07 February 2017

At UCC Historical Society

Attention all animal lovers and History fans! We are delighted to announce our domestication of animals’ event which will take place on the 7 th of February at...

Historical Society EGM

Historical Society EGM
06:30 pm - 31 January 2017

At UCC Historical Society

Hey Everyone ! The Historical Society will be holding an Extraordinary General Meeting on the 31 of January 2017 at 6:30 pm in West Wing 7. So this is a fantastic...

Petronella: The First Irish Women to be Burnt as A Witch

Petronella: The First Irish Women to be Burnt as A Witch
07:00 pm - 25 January 2017

At UCC Historical Society

In second of our Student Talks, topics of witchcraft and heresy will be discussed in detail, with a particular focus on Irelands first witch trial, which took place...

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