Events

Published in Editorial, Issue 4 (July/August 2017), Volume 25

JULY

03 Mon 11am
Ledwidge Society, Richmond Barracks, Inchicore, Dublin 8.
Francis Ledwidge, poet, activist and soldier, Liam O’Meara.

05 Wed 1pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
Margaret Clarke (1884–1961)—an independent spirit, Niamh McNally.

06 Thur 2pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
Guided tour: Yeats & the Irish Cultural Revival exhibition.

08 Sat 2pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
Guided tour: the National Library’s history and heritage.

13 Thur 2pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
Guided tour: World War One: Exploring the Irish Experience exhibition.

15 Sat 2.30pm
Western Front Association (Dublin Branch), NMI, Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin 7.
The 1st Leinsters—who they were and what became of them, John Goodman. Adm. €3.

16 Sun 11am
Cork Historical & Archaeological Society, All Saints Church, Drimoleague.
Field trip: Drimoleague Church, Kilnaruana pillar stone, Abbey graveyard, Bantry, Reenadisert fortified house, with Paul MacCotter & Revd Liam Crowley.

18 Tues 2pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
Guided tour: Yeats & the Irish Cultural Revival exhibition.

19 Thur 10am–4pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
Hands-on History—one-day history ‘camp’ for post-primary students.
Enquiries: +353(0)1 3030259/3030346, learning@nli.ie.

19 Thur 1pm
Ulster Museum, Botanic Avenue, Belfast.
‘I hope we can stop it’—the rise of Sinn Féin in Ireland in 1917, Diarmaid Ferriter.

26 Wed 7pm
History Ireland Hedge School, Richmond Barracks gymnasium, Inchicore, Dublin 8.
‘After my last song’—the life and death of Francis Ledwidge, Michael O’Flanagan, Eunan O’Halpin, Miriam O’Flanagan, Robert Ballagh, Liam O’Meara.

30 Sun 2pm
Cork Historical & Archaeological Society, Killeagh graveyard.
Fenian Rising 150th anniversary field trip, with Griffin Murray, Aidan Harte & Martin Millerick.

AUGUST

03 Thur 2pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
Guided tour: Yeats & the Irish Cultural Revival exhibition.

04–05 Fri–Sat
Friend and Foe 1917: U-Boat activity and rescue in Waterford Harbour, Dunmore East, Co. Waterford.
Two-day centenary commemorative event.

04 Fri 7.30pm
History Ireland Hedge School, Lispole Community Hall, Co. Kerry.
Thomas Ashe—martyr, musician, sportsman and Gaeilgóir, Mary McAuliffe, Richard McElligott, Joe Higgins, Micheál Ó Moráin.

05 Sat 1–5pm
Medal Society of Ireland, Knox Memorial Hall, Monkstown, Co. Dublin.
Militaria and medal fair. Adm. €4, members €2.

10 Thur 2pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
Guided tour: World War One: Exploring the Irish Experience exhibition.

10 Thur 6.30pm
Belfast & Down Western Front Association, Public Records Office of Northern Ireland, 2 Titanic Boulevard, Belfast.
Irish nurses in the First World War, Phylomena Badsey.

12 Sat 1pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
Guided tour: the National Library’s history and heritage.

19 Sat 11.30am
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Bray Library, Eglinton Road.
19–27 August 1917 in Bray, Co. Wicklow, James Scannell.

19 Sat 1pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
Turas puiblí: stair agus oidhreacht na Leabharlainne Náisiúnta [the National Library’s history and heritage], an Irish-language guided tour.

24–30 Mon–Sun
Ledwidge Society, Richmond Barracks classroom, Inchicore, Dublin 8.
Francis Ledwidge Exhibition.

22 Tues 2pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
Guided tour: Yeats & the Irish Cultural Revival exhibition.

23 Wed 11am
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Bray Town Hall.
Killarney Road walking tour, with Brian White.

23 Wed 7pm
Cork Historical & Archaeological Society, Beamish & Crawford Brewery, South Gate Bridge.
Walking tour, with Caen Harris.

24 Thur 11.30am
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Ballywaltrim Library, Boghall Road.
19–27 August 1942 in Bray, Co. Wicklow, James Scannell.

24–26 Thur–Sat
Roger Casement Summer School, DLR Lexicon, Dún Laoghaire.
Roger Casement and his times, and current human rights issues, Muthaka Llot Alphonse, Patrick Casement, Lucky Khambule, Margaret O’Callaghan, Angus Mitchell, Bartholomew Ryan, Maria D’Jmal Torres Sánchez, Brendan Tobin. Adm. €35.
Enquiries: +353 (0)1 2859111/2302311, dlrrogercasementsummerschool@gmail.com.

26 Sat 3pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Bray Town Hall.
Killarney Road walking tour, with Brian White.

27 Sun 12 noon
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Kilruddery House.
Trains, planes, automobiles and family stories from Kilruddery down the ages, Brian White.

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