Events

Published in Editorial, Issue 6 (November/December 2017), Volume 25

NOVEMBER

01 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, National School, Stonebridge Road, Shankill.
Early medieval masons in Rathdown, Jason Bolton. Adm. €4.

03 Fri 1pm
National Monuments and Buildings Record for Northern Ireland, Linen Hall Library, Belfast.
The Ulster Scots Archaeological Project, Christina O’Regan and Fintan Walsh.

06 Mon 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Square S.
The medieval missal of Merrion Square—a fragile masterpiece revealed, Timothy O’Neill.

06 Mon 8pm
Thomond Archaeological & Historical Society, room T.1.17, Tara Building, Mary Immaculate College.
The seventeenth- and eighteenth-century iron industry in east Clare and south-east Galway, Paul Rondelez.

07 Tues 8pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs.
Viking Dublin: the Wood Quay excavations, Patrick Wallace. Adm. €3.

08 Wed 10am
Irish Vererans Association, NMI, Collins Barracks.
Michael Collins and guerilla warfare in the Irish War of Independence, Joe Connell Jr.

08 Wed 1.30pm
Ballsbridge, Donnybrook and Sandymount Historical Society, Pembroke Library, Anglesea Road.
Commemoration: the past made present. History and politics converge in the ‘decade of centenaries’, Maeve Casserley.
Booking: pembrokelibrary@dublincity.ie.

08 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse Street.
From Meath of the pastures to Smithfield: a story of a cattle market and a family who lived there, Mary O’Connell.

08  Wednesday 7.45p.m.
Knocklyon Historical Society, Iona Centre, Knocklyon.
The Irish Revolution 1917-1918, Maeve Casserly.

09 Thur 6.30pm
Western Front Association (Antrim and Down branch), Public Records Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI), Belfast.
Dublin’s Great War: parallel stories from 1912–23, Richard Grayson.

09 Thur 8pm
Kilmacud Stillorgan Local History Society, Glenalbyn Sports Club.
Georgian Dublin: the forces that shaped the city, Diarmuid Ó Gráda. Adm. €3.

09 Thur 8pm
Rathfarnham Historical Society, Parish Hall.
Michael Collins’s Dublin, Joe Connell Jr.

10 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College.
The war at sea around Ireland, 1914–18, Guy Warner.

13 Mon 8.15pm
Clontarf Historical Society, Resource Centre, St John the Baptist Church.
Edwin Schrodinger: a Nobel scientist who lived in Clontarf, Niall McDevitt. Adm. €5.

14 Tues 1.05pm
Friends of Medieval Dublin, Dublin City Council Offices, Wood Quay.
The sheriff’s tale, Brian Coleman.

15 Wed 7 pm
Little Museum of Dublin, 15 St Stephen’s Green N.
The uses and abuses of Patrick Pearse, Brian Crowley. Adm. €15.

15 Wed 8pm
Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society, Royal Marine Hotel.
The complete guide to the statues and sculptures of Dublin, Neal Doherty. Adm. €3.

16 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Royal Hotel, Main Street.
The desperate fight to save the harvest of 1946 and the severe winter of 1946/47, Pádraig Laffan. Adm. €5.

16 Thur 8pm
Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society, Holy Rosary Centre.
Flora Sands: an Irishwoman who served with the Royal Serbian Army during the First World War, Bryan MacMahon.

18 Sat (all day)
Military History Society of Ireland, Collins Barracks.
A celebration of the contribution of Glen Thompson to military history, various speakers.

20 Mon 8pm
Muskerry Local History Society, Ballincollig Rugby Club.
‘Mud, blood and bravery’: the battle of Passchendaele, 31 July–10 November 1917, Gerry White.

21 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square.
Ogham stones, trees and 3D technology, Nora White.

23 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
Settlement and architecture in Plantation Ireland: an archaeological perspective, James Lyttleton.

24 Friday 1pm
National Monuments and Buildings Record for Northern Ireland, Ulster Museum, Belfast.
Marks of Strabane: the built heritage of a barony in County Tyrone, Manus Deery.

27 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin Historical Society, Arás Chronáin, Watery Lane, Clondalkin.
Ogham stones as a unique archaeological artefact, John Dolan.

28 Tues 8pm
Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, Angling Centre, West Pier.
Thomas Ashe, the Fingal rebel, P.J. Matthews. Adm. €5.

DECEMBER

04 Mon 8pm
Muskerry Local History Society, Ballincollig Rugby Club.
Cork city before 1916, Michael Lenihan.

08 Fri 1pm
National Monuments and Buildings Record for Northern Ireland, Ulster Museum, Belfast.
Two new timber monumental Ballynahatty-style circles of Armaloughey, Co. Tyrone, and Clagan, Co. Derry, Colin Dunlop and Sarah Nicol.

08 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College.
1798: the French in Mayo, a case-study in military occupation, Sylvie Kleinman.

12 Tues 1.05pm
Friends of Medieval Dublin, Dublin City Council Offices, Wood Quay.
The skull’s tale, René Gapert.

12 Tues 8pm
Genealogical Society of Ireland, Dún Laoghaire Further Education Institute, Cumberland Street.
Finding women in the sources, Fiona Fitzsimons.

14 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
Hair hurling balls: review, research and scientific investigations, Clodagh Doyle.

14 Thur 8pm
Kilmacud Stillorgan Local History Society, Glenalbyn Sports Club.
The Goodbodys and Perrys of Obelisk Park, Stillorgan, Rob Goodbody. Adm. €3.

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