About Us


The UCD History Society may be ninety-nine years of age, but it is far from frail, still going strong. It is the members who make this society, and the committee are highly concerned with ensuring our activities work for the membership. To this end, we aim to simultaneously encourage social interaction and historical scholarship by organising a series of frequent events, including a term-time lecture series, seasonal social gatherings, which include amongst other things, table quizzes and film screenings, and an annual trip abroad to visit sites and locations that have played key roles in world history.

The society also publishes a journal showcasing new research, including that of postgraduate students from the UCD School of History and Archives. Furthermore, to support the scholarly and educational activities of its members, the society provides online resources and information for students of history, both undergraduate and postgraduate. To join the UCD History Society for the academic year only costs two euro, while the benefits are vast! Should you wish to join, just attend one of our events and you will be accommodated and indoctrinated over a glass of wine! We look forward to meeting you!

- The UCD History Society Committee