Events

Published in Issue 2 (March/April 2014), Volume 22

March

1 Sat 10am
National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Sq. W, lecture theatre.
War Artists study day. Speakers: Keith Jeffery, Brendan Rooney, Seán Rainbird, Kathleen Palmer, Sebastian Barry, Brian Maguire, Mick O’Dea, Richard Mosse, Marie Bourke. Enquiries: +353 (0)1 6633504/5/7, education@ngi.ie.

2 Sun 3pm
National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks. The Irish soldier on film, Lar Joye.

4 Tues 10.30am
National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Sq. W, lecture theatre. Contemporary images of conflict, Seán Kissane.

4 Tues 8.30pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs. Wicklow through the artist’s eye, Catriona Crowe. Adm. ?3.

4 Tues 1.05pm
Introducing Christ Church, Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. What are cathedrals for?, Kenneth Kearon.

5 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St. The life and work of Edward Lovett Pearce, architect, Pat Sheridan.

5 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, Rathmichael NS, Stonebridge Rd. The Battle of Clontarf, Colm Lennon.

6 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Mount Merrion Community Centre. Dublin’s Theatre Royal, Conor Doyle. Adm. ?4.

9 Sun 3pm
National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Sq. W, lecture theatre. The Ulster Museum: exploring conflict through collections, William Blair.

10 Mon 8pm
Clontarf Historical Society & Raheny Heritage Society, The Clasác, Alfie Byrne Rd. Brian Boru and his Dál Cais origins, Cathy Swift. Adm. ?4.

11 Tues 10.30am
National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Sq. W, lecture theatre. The echo of Irish voices from the Great War, Myles Dungan.

11 Tues 1.05pm
Introducing Christ Church, Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. Music at Christ Church, Ian Keatley.

11 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, Tallaght. The pawn and the Castle: Anne Devlin, Michael Ó Dóibhlín.

11 Tues 8pm
Genealogical Society of Ireland, Dún Laoghaire College of Further Education.
Dublin City Library and Archive as a resource for the family history researcher, Máire Kennedy. Adm. ?3.

12 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St. Marie Elizabeth Hayes—a Dublin doctor and missionary, Joan Sharkey.

12 Wed 8pm
Malahide Historical Society, Presbyterian Church Hall.
Eighteenth-century Dublin signage, Alan Costello.

13 Thur 8.30pm
Enniskerry History Society, Powerscourt Arms Hotel. Education in Wicklow from parish schools to national schools, Michael Seery. Adm. ?3.

14 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, SCR. Military Service Pensions for veterans of the Irish Revolution, Marie Coleman.

18 Tues 10.30am
National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Sq. W, lecture theatre. Visual imagery of the Great War, Marie Bourke.

18 Tues 1.05pm
Introducing Christ Church, Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. Christ Church and its history, Raymond Gillespie.

18 Tues 8pm
Foxrock Local History Club, Parish Centre. Interpreting rock art, Muiris O’Sullivan. Adm. ?4.

19 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St. A new perspective on the Irish Citizen Army, Ann Matthews.

19 Wed 8pm
Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society, Kingston Hotel. Portrait of an Edwardian town, Peter Pearson. Adm. ?3.50.

20 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, 10 Prince of Wales Tce. The Pugin family: the great church architects, Ray McGovern. Adm. ?4.

20 Thur 8.30pm
Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society, Family Centre, Holy Rosary Church. A Wicklow family and the First World War, Christopher Fox.

23 Sun 3pm
National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Sq. W, lecture theatre. Eugène Emmanuel Lemercier, 1886–1915, Marie Leoutre.

25 Tues 10.30am
National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Sq. W, lecture theatre. Walter Armstrong (1850–1918), gallery director 1892–1914, Brendan Rooney.

25 Tues 1.05pm
Introducing Christ Church, Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. The cathedral plate, Roy Byrne.

26 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St. William Dargan, 1799–1867: an honourable life, Fergus Mulligan.

27 Thur 8pm
Rathmines, Ranelagh & Rathgar Historical Society, Town Hall. A life of marvellous grit: Joseph Plunkett, youngest 1916 leader, Honor Ní Brolcháin. Adm. ?3.

23 Sun 3pm
National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Sq. W, lecture theatre. Warpaint: women war artists in World War II, Alicia Foster.

31 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin History Society, Áras Cronáin, Watery Lane. The Shamrock Fund in the First World War, Brian White.

April

1 Tues 1.10pm
Commemorating Clontarf: the battle and its legacy, Dublin City Hall, council chamber. That field of glory: historical and antiquarian perspectives on the Battle of Clontarf, Colm Lennon.

1 Tues 8.30pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs. The craft guild system, Dermot Cranny. Adm. ?3.

2 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, Rathmichael NS, Stonebridge Rd. Ranelagh, Susan Roundtree.

3 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre. Victorian conservatories, Christopher Sands. Adm. ?4.

8 Tues 1.10pm
Commemorating Clontarf: the battle and its legacy, Dublin City Hall, council chamber. Queen Gormlaith, Brian Boru and the Northmen of Dublin, Howard B. Clarke.

8 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library. The history of the Books of the New Testament, Frank Tracy.

8 Tues 8pm
Genealogical Society of Ireland, Dún Laoghaire College of Further Education.
Maritime matters, Brian Scott. Adm. ?3.

9 Wed 8pm
Malahide Historical Society, Presbyterian Church Hall. The Theatre Royal, Conor Doyle.

10 Thur 8.30pm
Enniskerry History Society, Powerscourt Arms Hotel. Ballaman: northern parts of Powerscourt estate, Rob Goodbody. Adm. ?3.

11–12 Fri–Sat
Clontarf 1014–2014, international conference, Edmund Burke Theatre, TCD.
Speakers: Donnchadh Ó Corráin, Colmán Etchingham, Bart Jaski, Catherine Swift, Edel Bhreathnach, Eoin O’Flynn, Denis Casey, Linzi Simpson, Seán Duffy, Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, Clare Downham, Andrew Halpin, Paul McCotter, Katharine Simms, Alex Woolf, Marie Therese Flanagan.
Enquiries: +353 (0)85 2029526, clontarfconference@gmail.com, http://clontarfconference.eventbrite.ie.

14 Mon 8pm
Clontarf Historical Society & Raheny Heritage Society, The Clasác, Alfie Byrne Rd. That field of glory: historical and antiquarian perspectives on the Battle of Clontarf, Colm Lennon. Adm. ?4.

15 Tues 1.10pm
Commemorating Clontarf: the battle and its legacy, Dublin City Hall, council chamber. The Battle of Clontarf and James Ward’s murals in Dublin’s City Hall, Joseph McBrinn.

15 Tues 8pm
Foxrock Local History Club, Parish Centre. Clontarf 1014, Seán Duffy; + short talk, William H. Lecky, the historian, Moira Laffan. Adm. ?4.

22 Tues 1.10pm
Commemorating Clontarf: the battle and its legacy, Dublin City Hall, council chamber. Commemorating Clontarf in 1914: the Clancy Chain and the Irish arts and crafts movement, Nicola Gordon Bowe.

22 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library.
Ernest Shackleton, Neale Webb.

24 Thur 8pm
Rathmines, Ranelagh & Rathgar Historical Society, Town Hall.
The Battle of Clontarf in Irish history and legend, Colm Lennon. Adm. ?3.

25 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, SCR.
The Battle of Clontarf 1014, Darren McGettigan.

28 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin History Society, Áras Cronáin, Watery Lane.
Rag trees of County Offaly, John Dolan.

29 Tues 10.30am
National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Sq. W, lecture theatre.
Hugh Lane (1875–1915), gallery director 1914–1915, Robert O’Byrne.

29 Tues 1.10pm
Commemorating Clontarf: the battle and its legacy, Dublin City Hall, council chamber.
The Brian Boru harp and its musical legacy, Janet Harbison.

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