Events

Published in Editorial, Issue 1 (January/February 2018), Volume 26

JANUARY

04 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre, North Avenue.
Irish Victorian mountaineers, Declan O’Keeffe. Adm. €4/students €2.

09 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square.
Controversial Garda commissioners, Gerry Lovett.

09 Tues 8pm
Genealogical Society of Ireland, Dún Laoghaire FE Institute, Cumberland St.
Newspapers as a genealogical source, Georgina Scally.

10 Wed 8pm
Malahide Historical Society, Presbyterian Church Hall, Dublin Road.
Captain Paddy Saul, navigator of the Southern Cross, Gary Ahern. Adm. €4.

12 Fri 1pm
National Monuments and Buildings Record for Northern Ireland, PRONI.
Planning Belfast, 1923–2001, Andrew Malloy.

12 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road.
French military intervention in Ireland 1689–1691, Harman Murtagh.

15 Mon 8pm
Muskerry Local History Society, Ballincollig Rugby Club.
The conscription crisis in Cork in 1918, Tim Crowley. Adm. €3.

16 Tues 8pm
Foxrock Local History Club, Pastoral Centre, Foxrock Church.
From 2RN to RTÉ Raidió, Harry Bradshaw; The remaining, the lost and the forgotten gate lodges in our area, Myles Reid. Adm. €5.

18 Thur 5.30pm
Rebel Irishwomen: GPO Witness History.
Hannah Sheehy-Skeffington, Margaret Ward.

18 Thur 7.15pm
Leixlip History Club, Leixlip Library.
Gordon Bennett and the Gordon Bennett Race, 1903, Brian Dempsey.

18 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Royal Hotel, Main St.
AGM + 1918: Votes for women, Brian White. Adm. €5.

18 Thur 8pm
Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society, Holy Rosary Centre.
The life and times of J.B. Malone, founder of the Wicklow Way, Michael Fewer.

20 Sat
Loughglynn Foróige, Community Centre.
Reeling in the years: Loughglynn (150th anniversary of the death of Ned Duffy).
Contact: Siobhan +353 (0)86 0662168 or Roz +353 (0)86 3432679.

23 Tues 1.05pm
Friends of Medieval Dublin, Dublin City Council Offices, Wood Quay.
The Tanner’s Tale, Paul Duffy.

23 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square.
Gerald of Wales: his invasion of Ireland, Darrel Rooney.

23 Tues 8pm
Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, West Pier.
The siege of Jadotville, Leo Quinlan.

26 Fri 1pm
National Monuments and Buildings Record for Northern Ireland, Ulster Museum, Belfast.
Why heritage matters: perspectives from Eastern Africa, Laura Basell.

29 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin Historical Society, Áras Chrónáin, Watery Lane.
Three churches, one site, Clondalkin, Teresa O’Leary.

FEBRUARY

07 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, National School, Stonebridge Rd.
Dublin since 1922, Tim Carey. Adm. €4.

08 Thur 6.30pm
Western Front Association, Antrim and Down Branch, PRONI.
Review the revisionist: a reconsideration of the ‘Shot at Dawn’ controversy, Mike Jackson.

09 Fri 1pm
National Monuments and Buildings Record for Northern Ireland, PRONI.
Training Kitchener’s New Army 1914–18: perspectives on the Irish experience, Heather Montgomery.

09 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road.
Napoleon Bonaparte and Ireland, 1796 to 1916, Tom Barlett.

15 Mon 8pm
Muskerry Local History Society, Ballincollig Rugby Club.
Let slip the dogs of war: Cork’s War of Independence dead 1916–1921, Barry Keane. Adm. €3.

13 Tues 1.05pm
Friends of Medieval Dublin, Dublin City Council Offices, Wood Quay.
The Brewer’s Tale, Christina Wade.

13 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square.
Irish coinage, Ronan Fitzpatrick.

14 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
Stealing books in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Dublin, Jason McElligott.

14 Wed 8pm
Malahide Historical Society, Presbyterian Church Hall, Dublin Rd.
Colonel Hervey de Montmorency-Morres (1767–1839), soldier, United Irishman, antiquary, controversial genealogist and sometimes resident of Malahide, Conleth Manning. Adm. €4.

15 Thur 7.15pm
Leixlip History Club, Leixlip Library.
The land of Ireland: from the Mesolithic age to the present day, Proinnsias Ó Cillín.

15 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Royal Hotel, Main Street.
Two gentleman of the Freeman: Thomas Sexton and William Bradshaw, Felix Larkin.

20 Tues 8pm
Foxrock Local History Club, Pastoral Centre, Foxrock Church.
Torpedoed! The sinking of the RMS Leinster, Harry Bradshaw; A Civil War night of bombs and bullets in Shankill, August 1922, James Scannell. Adm. €5.

21 Wed 8pm
Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society, Royal Marine Hotel.
Information sources for Dún Laoghaire history, Tom Conlon. Adm. €3.

22 Thur 5.30pm
Rebel Irishwomen: GPO Witness History.
Countess Markievicz, Padraig Yeates.

26 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin Historical Society, Áras Chrónáin, Watery Lane.
Three artists buried in St Maelruain’s: Evie Hone, Oisin Kelly, Elizabeth Rivers, and the connection between them, Tomás Maher.

28 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
Shell shock and its treatment at Dublin’s Richmond War Hospital, 1916–1919, Brendan Kelly.

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