Events

Published in Issue 6 (November/December 2013), Volume 21

November

2 Sat 9.30am
Irish Labour History Society Annual Conference, ILHS Museum, Beggar’s Bush, Haddington Road, Dublin 4.
The Lockout in context, Brendan Byrne, Joan Burton, Gary Granville, Emmet O’Connor, Luke Dineen, Conor McCabe, John
Cunningham, Theresa Moriarty, Mary Muldowney, Anne Matthews, Caitriona Crowe, Charles Callan.

2 Sat 10.30am
Church of Ireland Historical Society, Christ Church Cathedral.
Jason McElligot (John Hewson), Liam O’Rourke (C of I chaplains 1660–1714), Sylvie Kleinman (Bishop Joseph Stock), Jacinta Prunty (Protestant missions to Dublin slums 1840s to 1880s).
Contact: secretary.coihs@gmail.com

4 Mon 8pm
Celbridge Historical Society, Celbridge Library.
Spas and medical cultures in Leixlip and Lucan, Ronan Foley.

5 Tues 8pm
Foxrock Local History Club, Foxrock Parish Centre.
Public forum on the future of local history studies in Foxrock and Cabinteely.
See www.foxrocklocalhistory.ie.

5 Tues 8.30pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs.
Local contribution to the World Wars, family members and others. Adm. €3.

6 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, Pearse St.
The founding of the Irish Volunteers at Dublin’s Rotunda rink, 25 November 1913, Frank Whearity.

6 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, Rathmichael NS, Stonebridge Road, Shankill.
Dublin Castle, Con Manning.

7 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Mount Merrion Community Centre.
Jammet’s Restaurant, Christopher Sands.
Adm. €4.

7 Thur 8pm
Kilmacud–Stillorgan Local History Society, Glenabyn Sports Club.
Fr Gleeson, First World War chaplain. Adm. €3.

8–10 Fri–Sun
St John’s Heritage Centre, Drumshanbo.
Leitrim and the Great War, Neil Richardson, Padraig Griffin + other speakers. See http://stjohnsdrumshanbo.wordpress.com/.

9 Sat 5.30pm
History Ireland Hedge School @ the Allingham Festival, Ballyshannon, Abbey Centre.
Ballyshannon & the Erne scheme: dammed or damned?, Brian Drummond, Michael Kennedy, Jonathon Bardon, Pauraic Travers.

9 Sat 10am
Irish Family History Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, Pearse St.
Gathering Church of Ireland records, Susan Hood.
Archives of the Royal Dublin Society, Natasha Serne.

11 Mon 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Square S.
Warships, U-boats and liners: World War I and World War II wrecks off the Irish coast, Karl Brady.

11 Mon 8pm
Dundrum & District Historical Society, Dom Marmion House.
A look at Dundrum history, John Lennon. Adm. €2.

12 Tues 1.05pm
Friends of Medieval Dublin and Dublin City Council, Civic Offices, Wood Quay.
1487: The coronation of Lambert Simnel, Sparky Booker.

12 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, Tallaght.
Speaker Connolly, Michael Keyes.

12 Tues 8pm
Genealogical Society of Ireland, Dún Laoghaire College of Further Education.
Children in care: records of pre-1952 adoptions, Fiona Fitzsimons. Adm. €4.

13 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, Pearse St.
An entertainment for the duke, Maighréad Ní Mhurchadha.

13 Wed 7.45pm
Knocklyon Historical Society, Iona Centre, Knocklyon.
William Martin Murphy, prominent businessman during the 1913 Lockout, Thomas J. Morrisey SJ. Adm. €4.

14 Thur 6.30pm
Dalkey Library, Castle Street.
Music, riots and war: the Kennedys in the ’60s, Vincent Lavery.
Booking +353 (0)1 2855277.

20 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, Pearse St.
Lusk convict prison, 1856–1886, Rory McKenna.

20 Wed 8pm
Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society, Kingston Hotel.
Rashers, revolution and royalty: Kingstown/Dún Laoghaire in the early twentieth century, Colin Scudds.
Adm. €3.50.

21 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, 10 Prince of Wales Tce, Quinsboro Road.
William Dargan, an honourable life, 1799–1867: looking at the life of the railway engineer, Fergus Mulligan. Adm. €4.

25 Mon 8.30pm
Kill History Group, Parish Meeting Room.
Serving the State: 50 years of Irish Air Corps helicopter operations, Capt. David Brown.

26 Tues 8pm
Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, Angling Centre, West Pier.
The history of Clontarf, Colm Lennon.

28 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Square S.
From Tieghearmas to Goldfinger: compiling a medieval art history of Ireland, Rachel Moss.

28 Thur 8pm
Rathmines, Ranelagh & Rathgar Historical Society, Rathmines Town Hall.
Another side of 1916: Rathmines love letters, Tessa Finn. Adm. €3.

29 Fri 1pm
Irish Association for Industrial Relations, DIT, Aungier St.
37th Countess Markievicz Memorial Lecture: Countess Markievicz and the idea of Ireland, Lauren Arrington.

29 Fri 8pm
Sligo Field Club, Sligo IT Technology Education Centre.
The Lough Kinale bookshrine: conservation and investigation, Paul Mullarkey.

December

3 Tues 7.45pm
Naas Local History Group, Naas Community Library.
The history of Naas fire brigade, Anthony Doyle, chief fire officer.

4 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, Rathmichael NS, Stonebridge Road.
Axes from islands: the importance of island lithic sources in the Neolithic period, Gabriel Cooney.

5 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Mount Merrion Community Centre.
William Ashford’s Mount Merrion, Finola O’Kane. Adm. €4.

9 Mon 8pm
Dundrum & District Historical Society, Dom Marmion House.
Contacts between Ireland and Britain in the Iron Age/late medieval period, Elizabeth O’Brien. Adm. €2.

10 Tues 1.05pm
Friends of Medieval Dublin and Dublin City Council, Civic Offices, Wood Quay.
1534: Silken Thomas and the siege of Dublin, Stephen Ellis.

10 Tues 6pm
History Ireland Hedge School @ Belfast City Hall.
Volunteers 1913: two traditions or one?, Lar Joye, Michael Laffan, Timothy Bowman, Philip Orr.

10 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library.
Leo Swan Memorial Lecture: Irish saints and their feast-days: the Tallaght contribution, Pádraig Ó Riain.

10 Tues 8pm
Genealogical Society of Ireland, Dún Laoghaire College of Further Education.
The resources of Ancestry.com as a support for the genealogist, Eric Booth. Adm. €4.

12 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Square S.
The making of the Ardagh Chalice, Niamh Whitfield (in memoriam Prof. Etienne Rynne).

12 Thur 8.30pm
Enniskerry History Society, Powerscourt Arms Hotel.
The 1957 Dundrum railcar collision, James Scannell.

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