Cork City & County Archives

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News and Events

Closure at Christmas and New Year 2018-2019

The Archives research room will be closed for appointments from 5.00pm on Friday 21st December 2018 until 10.00am on Wednesday 2 January 2018.


‌‌‌‌‌#ExploreYourArchive 2018 : Historical Exhibition: 'Denny Lane, Renaissance Man'‌


Come join us for a special exhibition to mark Explore Your Archives 2018. The exhibition, 'Denny Lane, Renaissance Man', features personal items from the archives of Lane with highlights including his school book, a music sheet with lyrics for his ballad Carrigdhoun set to the tune of 'The Lament of the Irish Maiden', and letters from important historical figures such as Thomas Davis and William Smith O'Brien.  This year marks the bicentenary of the birth of Lane, a significant Cork businessman, poet, and patriot.

The exhibition is open to the public until the end of February, Tuesdays to Fridays, 10 am to 1pm, and 2pm to 5pm.

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Culture Night 2018 @ The Archives 

Join us for a National/Cork Culture Night guided tour behind the scenes at Cork's public archives service. What are local archives? Why and how do we preserve archives, and make them available for research ? See also an archives exhibition relating to the author of the ballad 'Carrigdhoun', famous Corkman and Young Irelander Denny Lane, who was born 200 years ago this year: 'Denny Lane, Renaissance Man'.

Event is 6pm to 7pm. Booking required