Events

Published in Editorial, Issue 6 (November/December 2014), Volume 22

November

4 Tues 8.30pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs, Delgany, Co. Wicklow.
Wicklow’s Irish ANZACS, Jeff Kildea. Adm. ?3.

5 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library and Archive conference room, 138–144 Pearse St.
Swift and Dublin: controversial dean, patriot Drapier and inventor of micro-credit, Brendan Twomey.

5 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, Rathmichael NS, Stonebridge Rd, Shankill.
Dublin 1756–1847, Rob Goodbody.

5 Wed 8pm
St Mochua’s Historical Society, Kelly’s pub, Timahoe, Co. Kildare.
The life and death of Michael Mallin, Seán Hughes.

6 Thur 8pm
Kilmacud Stillorgan Local History Society, Glenalbyn Sports Club, Stillorgan.
A Leopardstown story: from the horse’s mouth, Fergus D’Arcy. Adm. ?3.

6 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre, North Avenue.
Brian Boru, 1014 and the Battle of Clontarf, Dennis McIntyre. Adm. ?4/?2 students.

7 Fri 7.30pm
NUI Maynooth History Forum, Rhetoric House, South Campus.
The totality of relationships: the Haughey/ Thatcher relationship reconsidered, Stephen Kelly.

7 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road.
John de Courcy and the battle of Downpatrick, 1177, Steve Flanders.

8 Sat 1.10pm
Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle.
Commemorating war in eighteenth-century China, Annette Bügener.

10 Mon 7.45pm
Clontarf Historical Society, Resource Centre, St John the Baptist Church.
Watson’s nursery, Clontarf (1880–1920), Bernardine Ruddy. Adm. ?5.

11 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library.
Guns and hoses: Dublin Fire Brigade during the Irish Revolution, Las Fallon.

11 Tues 8pm
Genealogical Society of Ireland, Dún Laoghaire Further Education Institute.
Loughlinstown workhouse, Liam Clare. Adm. ?4.

11 Tues 8.15pm
Skerries Historical Society, Keane’s Lounge.
Marianne Taylor’s Continental journey, Elizabeth Balcome.

12 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library and Archive Conference Room, 138–144 Pearse St.
The Dublin Fusiliers: who were they and where did they come from?, Tom Burke.

12 Wed 7.45pm
Knocklyon Historical Society, Iona Centre, Knocklyon.
The servants’ church—Rathgar parish church, Angela O’Connell. Adm. ?4.

13 Thur 6.30pm
Dublin Western Front Association, Conference Room, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
August 1914—surrender at St Quentin, John Hutton.

13 Thur 8.30pm
Enniskerry History Society, Powerscourt Arms Hotel.
Homesteads and the Palatines, John Lennon. Adm. ?3.

17 Mon 1.05pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street.
Gordon Brewster and his cartoons, Pól Ó Duibhir.

19 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library and Archive Conference Room, 138–144 Pearse St.
Robert Tressell, Dubliner: author of The ragged trousered philanthrophist, Bryan MacMahon.

19 Wed 8pm
Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society, Kingston Hotel.
The Battle of Clontarf in Irish history and legend, Colm Lennon. Members ?2.50; visitors ?3.50; retired ?2.

20 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, 10 Prince of Wales Tce.
The Theatre Royal, Dublin, Conor Doyle. Adm. ?4.

24 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin Historical Society, Arás Chronáin, Watery Lane.
The pawn and the Castle (Anne Devlin), Michael Ó Doibhilin.

26 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library and Archive Conference Room, 138–144 Pearse St.
The Rothsay Castle shipwreck, 1831: the Rathmines connection, Séamas Ó Maitiú. AGM afterwards.

27 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. South.
From the battle of Mons to Gallipoli—Irish soldiers at war in the first nine months of World War I, Lar Joye.

27 Thur 8pm
Rathmines, Ranelagh and Rathgar Historical Society, Rathmines Town Hall.
Count Casimir Markievicz, Patrick Quigley. Adm. ?3.

December

2 Tues 7.45pm
Naas Local History Group, Community Library.
The heritage sites of Co. Kildare, Ger McCarthy.

2 Tues 8.30pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel.
David Thompson, Woodbrook and Kilmacanogue, Julian Vignoles. Adm. ?3.

3 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, Rathmichael NS.
Leinster’s place in the world in the seventh century, Colin Ireland.

4 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre, North Ave.
Lighthouses around Ireland, Brian Maguire. Adm. ?4/?2 students.

5 Fri 7.30pm
NUI Maynooth History Forum, Rhetoric House.
Exploring intimate family life through the lens of a problem page in an Irish newspaper, 1963–1980, Paul Ryan.

5 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Rd.
Ireland, Australia, and the First World War, Jeff Kildea.

9 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library.
The holy wells of Dublin, Gary Brannigan.

11 Thur 1.10pm
Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle.
Paper matters: papyrus texts from ancient Egypt at the Chester Beatty Library, Brian McGing.

11 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. South.
Rethinking crannogs: the Drumclay factor, Nora Bermingham.

11 Thur 8.30pm
Enniskerry History Society, Powerscourt Arms Hotel.
Christmas in County Wicklow 100 years ago, James Scannell. Adm. ?3.

13 Sat 2.30pm
Dublin Western Front Association, National Museum, Collins Barracks.
The Battle of Verdun, St Mihiel and the Argonne: same place, different years, different armies, Trevor Adams.

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