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Summer School 2017
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Maritime Matters
Cork Educational Support Centre
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August 18 – 20, 2017

The Cork Branch of the Classical Association of Ireland welcomes you all to our Summer Conference 2017, to be held at Cork Education Support Centre.

The Cork Education Support Centre (CESC) is situated opposite University College Cork’s main gate on the Western Road.
Limited parking is available on site.

You will find a link to the brochure and registration form here. This document contains details on the ticket price as well as the booking form and pertinent information.



Useful Information:

Accomodation:

The River Lee Hotel
Western Road, Cork
Tel.: 021 425 2700
cork@doylecollection.com

Fernroyd House B&B
4 O’Donovan Rossa Road, Cork
Tel.: 021 427 1460
info@fernroydhouse.com

The Western Road has lots of guest houses, some adjacent to the CESC.

Religious Services:

RC Mass times:
St Francis Church
Liberty Street, Cork
Sat. 6.30pm vigil; Sun. 7am, 9am, 10.30am, 12pm

Sacred Heart Church
Western Road, Cork
Sat. 6.30pm vigil; Sun. 8.30am, 10am, 11.30am

Church of Ireland Sunday Service:
Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral

8am The Eucharist (said in Dean Chapel);
11.15am Choral Eucharist

 

Friday, 18th of August

17.30

Registration Open

19.00

CAI Annual General Meeting

19.50

Address of Welcome and Official Opening by Prof. William O'Brien, Head of the School of the Human Environment, UCC

20.

Keynote Lecture: Prof. Martin Millett
Laurence Professor of Classical Archaeology, Fellow of Fitzwilliam College
(University of Cambridge)

‘Ostia and Portus: new light on the harbour cities of Imperial Rome.’

 

Saturday, 19h of August

9.00

CAI Central Council Meeting

10.00

Lecture: Prof. Martin Millett
(University of Cambridge)
"Remote Sensing and the Roman City"

11.00

Coffee/Tea break

11.30

Lecture: Dr Philip De Souza
(University College Dublin)
'Piracy in Classical Antiquity'

12.30

Lunch

13.20

Lecture: Mr John Barry
(University College Cork)
'Spinning a Yarn'

14.15

Lecture: Dr Raoul Mc Laughlin
(Queens University Belfast)
‘Seaboard of the Ancient Steppe: Greek and Roman Voyages in the Black Sea.’

15.15

Coffee/Tea break

15.30

Lecture: BR COLMÁN Ó CLABAIGH, O.S.B.
(GLENSTAL ABBEY)
‘Ars artium est cura animarum: the care of souls in Late Medieval Ireland’

19.30

Reception

19.30

Annual Dinner of the Association at the River Lee Hotel, Western Road

 

Sunday, 20h of August

10.00

Outing to Kilcrea Friary, near Macroom
The Friary was founded for the Franciscan Order in 1465 by Cormac Laidir McCarthy, Lord of Muskerry. Interred within its walls is the penal martyr, Art O’Leary, captain of Hungarian Huzzars in the service of the Empress Marie Therese.
Please note that the bus departs from the Education Centre at 10.00am sharp.

11.45

Coffee/Tea break (included in price)
Castle Hotel, Macroom

13.00

Visit to St Gobnait's Well, Ballyvourney, Co. Cork

‘Across the crooked bridge spanning the Sullane river lies the narrow road to Cuill Aodha and the ancient, mystical and sacred world of St Gobnait and the Ballyvourney Palladium.’ - Holly Bough newspaper

St Gobnait was a 6th century saint credited with saving the people of Ballyvourney from the plague. A Seamus Murphy statue adorns
the site.

14.30

Lunch (included in price)
Abbey Gate Hotel, Ballyvourney

17.20

Return to Cork

 
 
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