Events

Published in Editorial, Issue 3 (May/June 2018), Volume 26

MAY

01 Tues 1pm
Irish Georgian Society, 58 South William St., Dublin 2.
Historic doors and staircases: their history and conservation, Peter Clarke. Adm. €15.

01 Tues 8pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs, Delgany.
The Irish showband phenomenon, Frank Darcy. Adm. €3.

08 Tues 1pm
Irish Georgian Society, 58 South William St., Dublin 2.
Historic ironwork: its history, significance and conservation, Ali Davey. Adm. €15.

08 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square.
Glendalough: the ancient church, Frank Tracy.

09 Wed 7.45pm
Knocklyon History Society, Iona Centre, Knocklyon.
Patrick Kavanagh: the life and times of the Monaghan poet, Úna Agnew.
Adm. €4.

09 Wed 8pm
Malahide Historical Society, Presbyterian Church Hall.
From the archive: recent photo acquisitions, Brian Dooley. Adm. €4.

09 Wed 8pm
Roe Valley Historical Society, Drunachose Church Hall, Limavady.
The Beresford family and Learmount Castle, Betty McNerli.

11 Fri 1pm
National Monuments and Buildings Record for Northern Ireland, Ulster Museum, Belfast.
Digital approaches to world heritage sites, William Megarry.

14 Mon 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
The recent archaeological discoveries at Rathfarnham Castle, Alva McGowan.

15 Tues 1pm
Irish Georgian Society, 58 South William St., Dublin 2.
Keeping the water out and what to do when the water gets in, Lisa Edden.
Adm. €15.

15 Tues 8pm
Foxrock Local History Club, Parish Pastoral Centre, Foxrock RC Church.
Sir Ernest Shackleton and the heroic age of Antarctic exploration, Neal Webb; Our townlands, Padraig Laffan. Adm. €5.

16 Wed 5.30pm
Little Museum of Dublin, 15 St Stephen’s Green N.
Margaret Burke Sheridan, 1898–1958, Anne Chambers. Adm. €15.

16 Wed 7pm
Little Museum of Dublin, 15 St Stephen’s Green N.
Gatekeepers, Selina Cartmell. Adm. €15.

16 Wed 8pm
Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society, Royal Marine Hotel.
The Cheevers family of Monkstown, Seamus Cannon. Adm. €3.

17 Thur 7.15pm
Leixlip History Group, Leixlip Library.
‘Women voted early and in large numbers’—Irish women, the vote and the 1918 general election, Mary McAuliffe.

17 Thurs 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Royal Hotel.
Printed in Bray: the history of the printing industry in Bray and County Wicklow. Adm. €5.

19 Sat 2.30pm
Western Front Association (Dublin Branch), Lecture Theatre, NMI, Collins Barracks.
Generals killed in the Great War, Bill Fulton. Adm. €3.

22 Tues 1pm
Irish Georgian Society, 58 South William St., Dublin 2.
Energy performance in protected structures: planning implications and grants, Sarah Halpin and Carl Raftery. Adm. €15.

22 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square.
The Dodder: history and natural history, Christopher Moriarty.

24 Thur 5.30pm
GPO Witness Visitor Centre, O’Connell St.
Rebel women of the twentieth century—Maud Gonne MacBride, Donal Fallon.

28 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin Historical Society, Áras Chrónáin, Watery Lane.
Samuel Clayton, freemason, forger, freeman, Margaret Smyth.

29 Tues 1pm
Irish Georgian Society, 58 South William St., Dublin 2.
Historic decorative plasterwork: its significance and conservation, Andrew Smith. Adm. €15.

31 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
Helen Roe Lecture—Skellig Michael: unpeeling its many layers, Grellan O’Rourke.

31 Thur 8pm
Rathmines, Ranelagh & Rathgar Historical Society, Rathmines Town Hall.
Alfie Byrne, lord mayor of Dublin, Trevor White. Adm. €3.

JUNE

08 Fri 1pm
National Monuments and Buildings Record for Northern Ireland, Ulster Museum, Belfast.
Clonboy Rath: the environmental story of an early medieval defensive enclosure, Jonathon Barkley.

12 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square.
The love of the land: the importance of the potato, Seán Bagnall.

12 Tues 8pm
Skerries Historical Society, Keane’s Bus Bar.
Entertainment in independent Ireland: a Skerries perspective, Ger Dooley.

14 Thur 6.30pm
Antrim and Down Branch Western Front Association, PRONI.
Campbell College, Belfast, and the Great War, Tom Thorpe.

16 Sat 2.30pm
Western Front Association (Dublin Branch), Lecture Theatre, NMI, Collins Barracks.
Torpedoed! The sinking of the RMS Leinster, Philip Lecane. Adm. €3.

20 Wed 5.30pm
Little Museum of Dublin, 15 St Stephen’s Green N.
C.J. Haughey—prince of power, Conor Lenihan. Adm. €15.

20 Wed 7pm
Little Museum of Dublin, 15 St Stephen’s Green N.
James Joyce’s Dublin in song, Sinéad Murphy and Darina Gallagher. Adm. €15.

21 Thur 5.30pm
GPO Witness Visitor Centre, O’Connell St.
Rebel women of the twentieth century—Mother Jones, Rosemary Feurer.

21 Thur 7.15pm
Leixlip History Group, Leixlip Library.
The sinking of the RMS Leinster in 1918, Philip Lecane.

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