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The Cork Literary and Scientific Society was founded in 1820 and is one of the oldest such societies in Ireland. Members still meet regularly in Cork to hear a series of sixteen lectures held during the winter months.

There is a wide range of lectures offered by the society, including world-wide subjects, local topics, stories of exploration and many many more…

would you like to join

Updated information on membership arrangements will be made later in 2021. 



upcoming lectures

Our series of lectures for the 2020-2021 season has now ended.
Please check back later in the year for details of our new season commencing in October 2021.