Events

Published in Issue 1 (January/February 2014), Volume 22

January

8 Wed 8pm
Malahide Historical Society, Presbyterian Church Hall, Dublin Road.
Belcamp House and the Markievicz connection, Pat Quigley.

9 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Mount Merrion Community Centre.
The little ships in Ireland’s history, Pat Sweeney. Adm. €4.

10 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road.
Italian fascists and Irish rebels—Ireland and Italy 1920–1922, Mark Phelan.

12 Sun 3pm
Dublin City Gallery: The Hugh Lane, Claremont House, Parnell Square.
Dublin Divided, Ciarán Woods.

14 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, Tallaght.
Leo Swan Memorial Lecture: Vintage postcards, James O’Brien.

15 Wed 11am
Dublin City Gallery: The Hugh Lane, Claremont House, Parnell Square.
Homage to Sir Hugh Lane by Seán Keating, Eimear O’Connor. Adm. €5 incl. tea/coffee.

19 Sun 3pm
Dublin City Gallery: The Hugh Lane, Claremont House, Parnell Square.
Tour: Dublin street scenes from Dublin Divided, Ciarán Woods.

20 Mon 7.30pm
Lecale and Downe Historical Society, Down County Museum.
Wedding dresses in the Ulster Museum collection, Madeline McAllister. Adm. £2.

21 Tues 7pm
Centre for War Studies and Centre for European Studies, Trinity Long Room Hub.
To talk peace in the parables of war: the League of Nations after the First World War, Patricia Clavin.

21 Tues 7pm
History Ireland Hedge School, National Library, Kildare Street.
‘To hell or to Kimmage’: planning outcomes of the 1913 Church Street disaster, Ellen Rowley, Ruth McManus, Mary Daly, Chris Corlett

22 Wed
The Dublin Lectures, The Little Museum, 15 St Stephen’s Green.
5.30pm: Remembering Conor Cruise O’Brien, Frank Callanan.
7pm: Daniel O’Connell’s Dublin, Patrick Geoghegan. Chair: Margaret O’Callaghan.

22 Wed 11am
Dublin City Gallery: The Hugh Lane, Claremont House, Parnell Square.
Dublin Divided, Ciarán Woods.

27 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin History Society, Áras Cronáin, Watery Lane, Clondalkin.
Sculptures in Dublin Divided, Paula Murphy. Adm. €5 incl. coffee/tea.

 

February

5 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse Street.
The Battle of Clontarf, 1014, in Irish history and legend, Colm Lennon.

5 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, Rathmichael NS, Stonebridge Road.
The Irish Viking Graves Project: old finds and new findings, Stephen Harrison.

6 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Mount Merrion Community Centre.
Donnybrook: from tranquil village to bustling suburb, John Holohan. Adm. €4.

7 Fri 7.30pm
NUI Maynooth History Forum, Rhetoric House, South Campus.
Poverty, power and the poor in nineteenth-century Ulster, Olwen Purdue.

11 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, Tallaght.
Oisín, Evie and Elizabeth: three artists buried in St Maelruain’s, Tomás Maher.

12 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse Street.
Ancient and holy wells of Dublin, Gary Branigan.

12 Wed 8pm
Malahide Historical Society, Presbyterian Church Hall, Dublin Road.
Nineteenth-century Portmarnock, Garry Ahern.

12 Wed
The Dublin Lectures, The Little Museum, 15 St Stephen’s Green.
5.30pm: The strange history of a Dublin square
: Smithfield and its horse fair through the ages, Colin Murphy and Jarlath Rice.
7pm: Joyce in court, Adrian Hardiman.
Chair: David Davin-Power.

14 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road.
The last stronghold: the siege of Clough Oughter Castle, 1653, Conleth Manning.

19 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse Street.
St Patrick, Animal Gangs and Blueshirts: anti-communism in 1930s Dublin, Donal Fallon.

20 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Bray Chamber of Commerce House, 10 Prince of Wales Tce.
TB in Ireland and sanatoriums, Alan Carthy. Adm. €4.

24 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin History Society, Áras Cronáin, Watery Lane.
Salvation from a small ship: the MV Kerlogue in World War II, James Scannell.

25 Tues 6pm
Centre for War Studies and Centre for European Studies, Trinity Long Room Hub.
Towards the concept of genocide, 1915–1948: Raphael Lemkin and the extermination of the Ottoman Armenians, Annette Becker.

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