Events

Published in Editorial, Issue 3 (May/June 2017), Volume 25

MAY

01–04 Mon–Thur
Kerry Archaeological & Historical Society, Park Hotel, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.
Away to Lismore (field outing). Enquiries: +353 (0)58 42899.

02 Tues 8pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs.
Glenmalure: the wild heart of the mountains, Carmel O’Toole. Adm. €3.

03 Wed 7.30pm
Remembering the Future: the Decade of Anniversaries, Bridewell, Magherafelt.
The world upside down: revolutionary Ireland and Europe, Shaun Harkin.
See www.midulstercouncil.org.

03 Wed 7.30pm
Remembering the Future: the Decade of Anniversaries, Ranfurly House, Dungannon.
‘The dreary steeples of Fermanagh and Tyrone’: partition and the birth of Northern Ireland, Éamon Phoenix. See www.midulstercouncil.org.

03 Wed 7.30pm
Remembering the Future: the Decade of Anniversaries, Ranfurly House, Dungannon.
Decade of anniversaries panel discussion, Éamon Phoenix. See www.midulstercouncil.org.

04 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre, North Ave.
The sinking of the Lusitania, Cormac Lowth. Adm. €4/students €2.

07 Sun 2.30pm
Kerry Archaeological & Historical Society, Kilmoyly Church.
Lerrig, Tobar na Molt, Ardfert (field outing), Pádraig Regan.

08 Mon 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
Several thoughts on the evolution of the Irish Gothic capital, Danielle O’Donovan.

08 Mon 8.15pm
Clontarf Historical Society, Resources Centre, St John the Baptist Church.
Statues and sculptures of Dublin, Neal Doherty. Adm. €5.

09 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library.
History of Ireland’s round towers, John Dolan.

09 Tues 8pm
Skerries Historical Society, Keane’s Bus Bar, Skerries.
Historical research on the internet, Elaine Skehan.

10 Wed 8pm
Malahide Historical Society, Presbyterian Church Hall.
Malahide’s early water supply, Declan Brady. Adm. €4.

13 Sat 2.15pm
Irish Family History Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, Pearse St.
The family history of Thomas MacDonagh (1878–1916), Muriel McAuley; Westland Row School and the six past pupils who died in 1916, Margaret Loftus.

16 Tues 8pm
Foxrock Local History Club, Pastoral Centre, Foxrock RC Church.
Georgian Dublin—the forces that shaped the city, Diarmuid O’Gradaell; The fourteenth-century account roll of the Priory of the Holy Trinity at Deansgrange, Padraig Laffan. Adm. €5.

17 Wed 5.30pm
Little Museum of Dublin, 15 St Stephen’s Green N.
The Dubs, Mark Duncan. Adm. €15.

17 Wed 7pm
Little Museum of Dublin, 15 St Stephen’s Green N.
Churchill, Hitler and Ireland’s Emergency, Kevin Myers. Adm. €15.

17 Wed 8pm
Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society, Royal Marine Hotel.
Beneath a Turkish sky—the Royal Dublin Fusiliers and the assault on Gallipoli, Philip Lecane. Adm. €3.

18 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Royal Hotel.
Edward Lee, a model employer—remembering Lees of Bray, Michael Lees. Adm. €5.

23 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square.
The collection of the Irish Air Corps Museum, Michael Whelan.

23 Tues 8pm
Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, Howth Angling Centre, West Pier.
Forty years of the journalist trade, Eugene McEldowney.

25 Thur 7.15pm
Leixlip History Club, Leixlip Library.
The Battle of Ashbourne—reflections on 1916, Seán Ashe.

25 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
Monasterboice’s crosses and the eye of the beholder, Heather Pulliam.

25 Thur 8pm
Rathmines, Ranelagh & Rathgar Historical Society, Rathmines Town Hall.
Forger, freemason, freeman: the story of Samuel Clayton, Dubliner, Margaret Smyth. Adm. €3.

26–27 Fri–Sat
Conference, Dept of Archaeology & Palaeoecology, Dept of Natural & Built Environment, Queen’s University, Belfast.
Rundale/runrig farming systems. Contact: m.gardinar@qub.ac.uk.

29 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin Historical Society, Arás Chronáin, Watery Lane.
Tully’s Castle?, Patrick Ging.

31 Wed 8pm
Balbriggan & District Historical Society, Town Hall, Main Street.
The Russian Revolution, Easter 1916 and Irish labour history, Pádraig Yeates. Adm. €5.

JUNE

11 Sun 2.30pm
Kerry Archaeological & Historical Society, Beaufort Village.
Dunloe Castle and gardens, incl. Beaufort ogham stones (field outing), Cormac Foley & Pádraig O’Sullivan.

12 Mon 8.15pm
Clontarf Historical Society, Resource Centre, St John the Baptist Church.
Hermann Görtz, a German spy in Ireland during the Second World War, James Scannell. Adm. €5.

13 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square.
Dublin housing in the 1800s, Seán Bagnall.

14 Wed 5.30pm
Little Museum of Dublin, 15 St Stephen’s Green N.
Ireland’s swinging sixties?, Carole Holohan. Adm. €15.

14 Wed 7pm
Little Museum of Dublin, 15 St Stephen’s Green N.
Have you no homes to go to?, Kevin Martin. Adm. €15.

15 Thur 7.15pm
Leixlip History Club, Leixlip Library.
‘Preaching rebellion to a lot of silly boys’—the Easter Rising through the eyes of Protestants in Dublin, Ian d’Alton.

17 Sat 2.30pm
Western Front Association (Dublin Branch), NMI, Collins Barracks.
Edward Roe: a Westmeath Old Contemptible, Rachel Abraham. Adm. €3.

25 Sun 2.30pm
Kerry Archaeological & Historical Society, St Killian’s Church, Lauragh, Tuosist.
Lady Lansdowne Walk and Derreen, Tuosist, Lauragh (field outing), Michael Murphy.

27 Tues 8pm
Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, Howth Angling Centre, West Pier.
Dublin’s statues and sculptures, Neal Doherty.

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