Events

Published in Editorial, Issue 2 (March/April 2017), Volume 25

MARCH

01 Wed 6.30pm
People’s College, Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Sq. W.
New borders in Ireland and Europe 1918–1923, William Mulligan. Adm. €5.

01 Wed 8pm
Old Athlone Society, www.athlonehistory.ie.
Irish as a vernacular language in Athlone and its hinterland, 1600–c. 1970, Aengus Finnegan.

01 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, Rathmichael NS, Shankill, Co. Dublin.
The Kennedys of Mount Kennedy, Theresa Hicks. Adm. €4.

02 Thur 7pm
Glasnevin Trust & Trinity College Dublin, Glasnevin Milestone Museum.
Women of the Irish Revolution—Maud Gonne, Charlotte Despard, Molly Woods—and the struggle for Indian independence in the 1930s, Kate O’Malley. Adm. €10.

02 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre, North Ave, Mount Merrion.
Jonathan Swift and money: Swift—clergyman, author and innovative pro-banker, Brendan Twomey. Adm. €4/students €2.

06 Mon 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
Picturing Ireland: a view of the nation from the National Library’s collections, Katherine McSharry.

07 Tues 8pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs, Delgany, Co. Wicklow.
The Brabazon family history and Kilruddery House and Gardens, Earl of Meath. Adm. €3.

08 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
‘King of all balloons’: the first flight across the Irish Sea to Holyhead in 1817 and other aerial escapades, Mark Davies.

08 Wed 8pm
Malahide Historical Society, Presbyterian Church Hall.
The two St Marnock churches, Gary Ahern. Adm. €4.

09 Thur 8pm
Kilmacud Stillorgan Local History Society, Glenalbyn Sports Club.
Captain Flora Sandes: an Irishwoman in the Serbian Army in the Great War, Bryan MacMahon. Adm. €3.

09 Thur 8.30pm
Enniskerry History Society, Powerscourt Arms and Country House Hotel.
The Story of Glencree, Frank Tracy. Adm. €4.

10 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, SCR.
Belligerent internment in Ireland during the Second World War, Bernard Kelly.

13 Mon 8.15pm
Clontarf Historical Society, Resources Centre, St John the Baptist Church.
History of Dublin’s Mansion House, Mary Clarke. Adm. €5.

14 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square.
Edward Trevor, beast of Kilmainham, Michael Ó Doibhilín.

14 Tues 8pm
Genealogical Society of Ireland, Dún Laoghaire FE Institute, Cumberland St.
National Library of Ireland: manuscript collections of the Genealogical Office, Ciara Kerrigan.

14 Tues 8pm
Skerries Historical Society, Keane’s Bus Bar.
The Kieran family, Skerries, Gavin Butler.

15 Wed 5.30pm
Little Museum of Dublin, 15 St Stephen’s Green N.
Charles Haughey and us, Peter Murtagh. Adm. €15.

15 Wed 7pm
Little Museum of Dublin, 15 St Stephen’s Green N.
From Jammets to Jaipur, Tom Doorley. Adm. €15.

16 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Royal Hotel.
Roger Casement and 1916, Charles Hannon. Adm. €5.

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

23 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
Early Irish Manuscripts Project at Trinity College, Dublin, Susie Bioletti.

27 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin Historical Society, Áras Chrónáin, Watery Lane.
From Meath to the pastures of Smithfield, Mary Connelly.

28 Tues 8pm
Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, Angling Centre, W. Pier.
Dublin in the War of Independence, Padraig Yeates.

29 Wed 8pm
Old Athlone Society, www.athlonehistory.ie.
The Pope’s Irish Battalion and the Papal War of 1860, Robert Doyle.

30 Thur 8pm
Rathmines, Ranelagh & Rathgar Historical Society, Rathmines Town Hall.
Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan, Sally Corcoran. Adm. €3.

APRIL

03 Mon 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
Ritual and religion in the Early Bronze Age: insights from Roughan Hill, the Burren, Co. Clare, Ros Ó Maoldúin.

04 Tues 8pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel.
Irish Famine roads, Charles Egan. Adm. €3.

05 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, Rathmichael NS, Stonebridge Rd.
Dublin Bay, Rob Goodbody. Adm. €4.

06 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre, North Ave.
The complete guide to statues and sculptures in Dublin, Neal Doherty. Adm. €4/students €2.

07 Fri 11.30am
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Library, Eglinton Rd.
Easter 1917 in Bray, Co. Wicklow, James Scannell.

07 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, SCR.
From Malahide to Messines: letters from Flanders of an Irish soldier to his mother, Tom Burke.

10 Mon 8.15pm
Clontarf Historical Society, Resources Centre, St John the Baptist Church.
Experiences of a French emigrant family in Ireland during the mid-nineteenth century and their connections to East Wall, North Strand and Fairview, Paul Bosonnet. Adm. €5.

11 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square.
If those trees could speak: the Massys of Killakee, Frank Tracy.

11 Tues 8pm
Skerries Historical Society, Keane’s Bus Bar.
The Ardgillan halt, Maurice Harmon & David Grundy.

12 Wed 5.30pm
Little Museum of Dublin, 15 St Stephen’s Green N.
The witch bottle of Bow Lane, Gillian Kenny. Adm. €15.

12 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, Pearse St.
The light that failed: the 1957 Dundrum railcar collision, James Scannell.

12 Wed 7pm
Little Museum of Dublin, 15 St Stephen’s Green N.
Untypical villains?, Jason McElligott. Adm. €15.

12 Wed 8pm
Malahide Historical Society, Presbyterian Church Hall.
William Dargan, Irish railway pioneer, Fergus Mulligan. Adm. €4.

13 Thur 8pm
Kilmacud Stillorgan Local History Society, Glenalbyn Sports Club.
Revd Thomas Goff, 1772–1844: property, propinquity and Protestantism, David Doyle. Adm. €3.

18 Tues 8pm
Foxrock Local History Club, Pastoral Centre, Foxrock RC church.
Aviation in north Wicklow/south Dublin, Liam Clare; Newtown fife and drum band, Ken Kinsella. Adm. €5.

20 Thur 7.15pm
Leixlip History Club, Library.
Church/state relations in establishing and reforming legal adoptions in Ireland, 1952–74, Robbie Roulston.

20 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
Brave monuments: the buildings of County Monaghan, Kevin Mulligan.

24 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin Historical Society, Áras Chrónáin, Watery Lane.
Clondalkin Heritage Trail, Eimear Ging.

25 Tues 8pm
Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, Angling Centre, W. Pier.
Scenes of Howth past, Danny McLaughlin.

26 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, Pearse St.
The life and times of J.B. Malone, founder of the Wicklow Way: map-maker, soldier, historian and author, Michael Fewer.

26 Wed 8pm
Old Athlone Society, www.athlonehistory.ie.
The future of the past: Revival Ireland 1891–1922, Declan Kiberd.

27 Thur 7.30pm
Cleary’s Pub, 36 Amiens St.
Michael Collins’s Dublin, J.E.A. Connell Jr.

27 Thur 8pm
Rathmines, Ranelagh & Rathgar Historical Society, Rathmines Town Hall.
The Fitzwilliams of Merrion—the last of the line, Des Smyth. Adm. €3.

29 Sat 4pm
Stoneybatter and Smithfield People’s History Project, Cobblestone Bar.
Michael Collins’s Dublin, J.E.A. Connell Jr.

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