Events

Published in Editorial, Issue 5 (September/October 2017), Volume 25

SEPTEMBER

04 Mon 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
Experimental archaeology: making, understanding, story-telling, Aidan O’Sullivan.

06 Wed 10.30am
Dalkey Public Library, Castle St.
Women artists of the twentieth century I, Leah Reynolds.

08 Fri 3pm
Royal Irish Academy, Dawson St.
Weapons in Irish history, Lar Joye.

08–10 Fri–Sun
Féile Fidelma, Hall of the Vicars Choral, the Rock of Cashel.
Peter Tremayne, Nancy Marck Cantwell, Marteinn Thorisson, Hans van den Boom, Patrick Gleeson, Kevin Murray, David Robert Wooten; www.sisterfidelma.com.

10 Sun 11.30am
Cork Archaeological & Historical Society, Gortboy Service Station, New Road, Killmallock.
Walking tour, Sarah McCutcheon.

10 Sun 3pm
National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks.
The siege of Jadotville, Declan Power.

12 Tues 6.30pm
Dalkey Public Library, Castle St.
Artist in focus: Hilma af Klint (1862–1944), Leah Reynolds.

12 Tues 8pm
Genealogical Society of Ireland, Dún Laoghaire Further Education Institute, Cumberland St.
Some residents of Killarney Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow, Brian White.

12 Tues 8pm
Skerries Historical Society, Keane’s Bus Bar.
Fingal place-names in printed Irish maps, 1500–1850, Bill Haneman.

13 Wed 10.30am
Dalkey Public Library, Castle St.
Women artists of the twentieth century II, Leah Reynolds.

13 Wed 1pm
Living Legacies 1914–18, Ulster Museum, Botanic Ave.
‘Drawing the naked sword’: the Mountjoy hunger strike of 1917, Tomás Mac Conmara.

13 Wed 5.30pm
Little Museum of Dublin, 15 St Stephen’s Green N.
Constance Markievicz: revolutionary, Anne Haverty. Booking advised. Adm. €15.

13 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
The leading Dublin manufacturing firms of the 1920s, Frank Barry.

13 Wed 7pm
Little Museum of Dublin, 15 St Stephen’s Green N.
Dublin’s Anna Wintour, Robert O’Byrne. Booking advised. Adm. €15.

16 Sat 2.30pm
Western Front Association (Dublin Branch), National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks.
Toffs in the trenches (and above them), Michael Pegum. Adm. €3.

19 Tues 6.30pm
Dalkey Public Library, Castle St.
Rethinking the legacy of twentieth-century painterly abstraction, Leah Reynolds.

19 Tues 8pm
Foxrock Local History Club, Parish Pastoral Centre, RC Church, Foxrock.
Roman influence in our area, Michael O’Flaherty; Newgrange—recent research, Éanna de Búrca. Adm. €5.

20 Wed 8pm
Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society, Royal Marine Hotel.
The Martello towers of the Dublin coastline, Rob Goodbody. Adm. €3.

20 Wed 8pm
West Wicklow Historical Society, Timmins Bar, Weaver Square, Baltinglass.
1847, Turtle Bunbury.

21 Thur 7.15pm
Leixlip History Club, Leixlip Library.
The Cold War, 1947–1990, Paul McDonald.

21 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Royal Hotel.
The streets of Dublin, Neal Doherty. Adm. €5.

25 Mon 8pm
Thomond Archaeological & Historical Society, Room T.1.17, Tara Building, Mary Immaculate College.
The archaeology of the Vikings in Clare, Eamonn P. Kelly.

27 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
The Fenian Rising in Dublin, 1867, Seán Bagnall.

28 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
The Lough Kinale book-shrine: conservation, techniques and style, Paul Mullarkey.

29–14 Oct (2 weeks)
Dublin Festival of History, http://dublinfestivalofhistory.ie.
Speakers include: Chris Patten, Janina Ramirez, Ian Kershaw, Robert Service.

OCTOBER

02 Mon 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
Breaking the mould: Ireland’s replicas of cultural objects from the historic to the digital, Michael Ann Bevivino.

03 Tues 8pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs.
Dublin in the global setting: from the world of wood to Silicon Valley, Kevin Whelan. Adm. €3.

04 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, National School, Stonebridge Rd.
The Black Death in the Dublin region, Finbar Dwyer. Adm. €4.

05 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre, North Ave.
Paisanos: the forgotten Irish who changed the face of Latin America, Tim Fanning. Adm. €4/students €2.

10 Tues 8pm
Genealogical Society of Ireland, Dún Laoghaire Further Education Institute, Cumberland Street.
DMP casualties during the War of Independence (cont.), James Scannell.

11 Wed 1pm
Living Legacies 1914–18, Ulster Museum, Botanic Ave.
Joe Boyle’s adventures in the Russian Revolution, Geoffrey Swain.

11 Wed 5.30pm
Little Museum of Dublin, 15 St Stephen’s Green N.
Flights of fancy, Mike Cronin. Booking advised. Adm. €15.

11 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
The Keaney hangings at Bohernabreena, 1815, John Fitzgerald.

11 Wed 7pm
Little Museum of Dublin, 15 St Stephen’s Green N.
Ireland’s fashion revolution, Alex Ward. Booking advised. Adm. €15.

13 Fri 3pm
Royal Irish Academy, Dawson St.
Shedding light on holdings on the Shannon Scheme and rural electrification, Deirdre McParland.

18 Wed 8pm
Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society, Royal Marine Hotel.
History of Dún Laoghaire Harbour 1817–2017, Cormac Lowth. Adm. €3.

19 Thur 7.15pm
Leixlip History Club, Leixlip Library.
Jonathan Swift and money, Brendan Twomey.

19 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Royal Hotel.
Irish demesne landscapes 1660–1740, Vandra Costello. Adm. €5.

21 Sat 11am
Irish Labour History Society, annual conference, Irish Labour History Museum, Beggar’s Bush.
The Russian Revolution and Seán O’Casey, Christopher Murray, Michael Pierse, Joe Mooney, Catriona Crowe, Manus O’Riordan, Emmet O’Connor, Sara Smyth, Robert Gerwarth, Seán Byers.

21 Sat 2.30pm
Western Front Association (Dublin Branch), National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks.
The Blue Army on the Western Front, 1917–1918, Marcin Hasik. Adm. €3.

23 Mon 8pm
Thomond Archaeological & Historical Society, Room T.1.17, Tara Building, Mary Immaculate College.
The Limerick Clothing Company—stitching together the history of Ireland’s largest army clothing manufacturer, Sharon Slater.

25 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
Pre-Famine Dublin: a calamity waiting to happen?, Vincent Ruddy.

25 Wed 8pm
West Wicklow Historical Society, Timmins Bar, Weaver Sq., Baltinglass.
Negotiating insanity in the south-east of Ireland, Catherine Cox.

26 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
Frank Mitchell Lecture: Village life in prehistoric Ireland—new insights into the house clusters at Mullaghfarna, Co. Sligo, and Turlough Hill, Co. Clare, Stefan Berg.

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