Events

Published in Editorial, Issue 5 (September/October 2013), Volume 21

September

2 Mon 8pm
Celbridge Historical Society, Celbridge Library.
Irish women and World War II, Mary Muldowney.

6–7 Fri–Sat
Birr Historical Society, conference on Birr workhouse. Speakers: Willie Smyth, Mary E. Daly, John Joe Conwell & Margaret Hogan.
Enquiries: www.birrhistsoc.com.

6–7 Fri–Sat
Centre for the Study of Irish Protestantism and Dept of History, NUI Maynooth.
Irish religious history: Catholic, Protestant, and beyond?

6–7 Fri–Sat
O’Connell Heritage Summer School, Caherciveen Library and Derrynane House, Caherdaniel.
The worlds of Daniel O’Connell and their legacies.
Speakers: Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh, Michael McDowell, Patrick Geoghegan, Gavin Barrett, Ríonach Uí Ógáin, Noel Whelan, Fergus O’Ferrall, Joe Little, Margaret MacCurtain, Maurice Bric, Adrian Hardiman, Barry Andrews & Jerome O’Shea. Enquiries: docol@derrynane.com.

9 Mon 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. South.
Clonmel bridge and Suir Island—a reappraisal, Rob Goodbody.

10 Tues 1.05pm
Friends of Medieval Dublin and Dublin City Council, Civic Offices, Wood Quay.
1315: the Bruce Invasion, J.R.S. Philips.

10 Tues 8pm
Genealogical Society of Ireland, Dún Laoghaire College of Further Education, Cumberland Street.
Medical records of the Royal College of Physicians, Harriet Wheelock. Adm. €4.

13-15 Fri-Sun
25th Desmond Greaves Annual School, Ireland Institute, 27 Pearse St., Dublin 2.
Speakers: Anthony Coughlan, Priscilla Metscher, Kevin McCorry, Joseph Jamison, Ruan O’Donnell, John Douglas, Brian Campfield, Michael Taft, Esther Lynch, Mick O’Reilly, Therese Moriarty, Louise O’Reilly, Fionnuala Ní Bhrógáin, Catriona Crowe, John Boyd, Horst Teubert, Eoin Ó Murchú & Thomas Metcher. Enquiries: Frank Keoghan, 25 Shanowen Crescent, Dublin 9, +353 (0)87 2308330, www.greavesschool.com, post@greavesschool.com.

13–15 Fri–Sun
Archbishop Mannix Memorial Weekend, Charleville, Co. Cork.
Archbishop Daniel Mannix: a forgotten legacy in Irish history. Enquiries: www.facebook.com/ archbishopmannixweekend or archbishopmannixweekend@gmail.com.

13–14 Fri–Sat
The Geraldines and medieval Kildare: the making of a myth, Thomas Davis Lecture Theatre, 2043 Arts Building, TCD. Keynote lecture by Prof. Steven Ellis @ 7pm, Fri. 13 Sept. Enquires: +353 (0)1 8961791, www.geraldines.eventsbrite.co.uk/.

18 Wed 8pm
Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society, Kingston Hotel, Adelaide Street.
The Chester and Holyhead Railway and its connections with Dún Laoghaire, Andy Mooney. Adm. €3.50.

19 Thur 6.30pm
Dalkey Library, Castle Street.
The Warren Commission Report on the assassination of John F. Kennedy: fact or fiction?, Vincent Lavery. Booking @ +353 (0)1 2855277.

19 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Bray Chamber of Commerce House, 10 Prince of Wales Tce.
The Neolithic period in Ireland, Jerry Mulligan. Adm. €4.

19 Thur 8pm
Maritime Institute of Ireland, Stella Maris Seafarers Club, 3 Beresford Place. The loss of the MV Princess Victoria, January 1953, James Scannell.

21 Sat 3pm
Museum of Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar.
Irish men and women in the French Resistance and
F-section SOE, 1940–45, David Murphy. Book @ +353 (0)94 9031751, educationtph@museum.ie.

24 Tues 8pm
Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, Angling Centre, West Pier. Howth and sailing, W.M. Nixon.

26 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. South. Kilmainham, Islandbridge and beyond—new light on Irish Viking graves, Stephen Harrison.

27 Fri 7pm
History Ireland Hedge School @ Dublin Festival of History, Stamping Office, Dublin Castle. The Great Famine: ‘the visitation of God’?, Kevin Whelan, Meredith Meagher, Willie Smyth, Tim Pat Coogan.

October

2 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse Street. Dublin day by day, Ken Kinlay + presentation of the Society’s Medal.

7 Mon 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. South. Rathfarnham Castle—the sixteenth-century house, Jane Fenlon.

7 Mon 8pm
Celbridge Historical Society, Celbridge Library.
From squirearchy to democracy: Kildare’s first council elections, 1899, Liam Kenny.

8 Tues 1.05pm
Friends of Medieval Dublin and Dublin City Council, Civic Offices, Wood Quay.
1349: the Black Death, Gillian Kenny.

8 Tues 8pm
Genealogical Society of Ireland, Dún Laoghaire College of Further Education, Cumberland Street. Rent rolls as a genealogical source, James Ryan.
Adm. €4.

9 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse Street.
Dublin and the Crimean War, 1854–56: the city at the heart of it, Paul Huddie.

16 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse Street.
William Watson’s Clontarf nursery, 1880–1920, Bernardine Ruddy.

16 Wed 8pm
Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society, Kingston Hotel, Adelaide Street. Old roads of Killiney and Ballybrack, Rob Goodbody. Adm. €3.50.

17 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Bray Chamber of Commerce House, 10 Prince of Wales Tce.
Here lieth the eighteenth-century headstones of County Wicklow, Chris Corlett. Adm. €4.

22 Tues 7pm
History Ireland Hedge School @ the National Library, Kildare Street.
50 years on: JFK, Ireland & the world, Bob Schuml, Ryan Tubridy, Michael Kennedy, Carole Holohan.

22 Tues 8pm
Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, Angling Centre, West Pier.
Who dares to wear the Red Hand badge? James Larkin, William Martin Murphy and the 1913 Lockout, Francis Devine.

23 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse Street.
The 1913 Lockout: why an injury to one became a concern for all, Pádraig Yeates.

30 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse Street.
The Brabazons of Dublin and Wicklow, Brian White.

30 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. South. Frank Mitchell Memorial Lecture: Mulieres nudae, cardes crusae. Gaelic Ulster, impressions and realities, Katherine Simms.

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