Events

Published in Editorial, Issue 6 (November/December 2015), Volume 23

November

02 Mon 7pm
Irish Labour History Society & Communications Workers’ Union, Norton House, North Circular Road.
Communicating the union, Francis Devine.

02 Mon 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
Burials in settlements or settlement in cemeteries? Archaeological evidence for the treatment and role of the dead among the living in early medieval Ireland, Matthew Seaver.

04 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Conference Room, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
‘Forger, Freemason, Freeman’: the story of Samuel Clayton, Dubliner, Margaret Smyth.

05 Thur 8pm
Kilmacud–Stillorgan Local History Society, Glenalbyn, Stillorgan.
Witness to the Great Irish Famine: a Church of Ireland rector and a landless labourer, Ciaran Reilly. Adm. €5.

07 Sat 10.30am–4pm
Church of Ireland Historical Society, Music Room, Christ Church Cathedral.
The Irish Protestant Gothic tradition, Jarlath Killeen; For ‘Decency and Order’: the Church of Ireland’s acquisition and use of altar silver in the seventeenth century, Jessica Cunningham; Protestants in Free State Ireland: perceptions of identity and belonging in the post-revolutionary period, Jennifer Redmond; Navigating the minefield: how the Irish Times and the Church of Ireland Gazette approached the Tilson case and the dogma of the Assumption in 1950, Ian d’Alton.
Enquiries: secretary.coihs@gmail.com.

07 Sat 10am–3.30pm
Dublin City Library & Archive Local History Day, 138–144 Pearse St.
The last voyage of the RMS Lusitania, 7 May 1915, James Scannell; Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Dublin part III, 1756–1847, Rob Goodbody; The historic role of the Dublin pub in Irish social, economic and political life, Eamonn Casey; Palmerstown: its history and its mills in the Liffey Valley, Raymond McGovern; Artisan dwellings at the Coombe, Danny Coburn.

10 Tues 1.05pm
Friends of Medieval Dublin, Civic Offices, Wood Quay.
Fifteenth century: the manorial court rolls of Lucan, Sparky Booker.

11 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Conference Room, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
Chasing the smugglers: the customs service in Rush, 1674–1765, Maighréad Ní Mhurchadha.

11 Wed 8pm
Knocklyon History Society, Iona Centre, Knocklyon.
St Columbanus: an Irish monk and a great European, Enzo Farinella. Adm. €4.

13 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road.
A bloody day: the Irish at Waterloo, Col. Dan Harvey.

14 Sat 10am–5pm
Reflections on the Revolution in Ulster: the Irish Volunteers in the North, 1913–23, Cardinal Ó Fiaich Library & Archive, Armagh.
Fr Louis O’Kane, South Derry & Séamus Dobbyn: the genesis of an oral history collection, Donal McAllen; The O’Kane papers in context: memory, personal testimony & the experience of Northern veterans in the Irish Revolution, Eve Morrison; Alice Mallon, Tom Morris & the 2nd Northern Div. (Tyrone–Derry), 1920–22, Fergal McCluskey; Ourselves alone: the Irish Volunteers & IRA in Belfast, 1913–23, Jim McDermott; Parents of the Revolution: memories of Thomas & Kathleen Clarke, Helen Litton; Sedition in isolation? Charles McGleenan & Republican activity in North Armagh, 1913–23, Eoin Maginess; Old men were once young: impressions of the 4th Northern Division in South Armagh, Kevin Murphy.
Enquiries: roddy.hegerty@ofiaich.ie.

21 Sat 10am–4.15pm
Irish Family History Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
Francis Smyth & Son, umbrella manufacturers, Dublin, Greg Young; Robert Gardiner and the Cambridge Memorial Scholarship, Alyson Gavin; The McCready family: rogues and rebels, Audrey McCready; The Packenham family: earls of Longford, Hugh McFadden.

23 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin Historical Society, Áras Cronáin, Watery Lane.
From tumulus to tenement: images of Dublin in the RSAI photographic collection, Rachel Moss.

26 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, Merrion Sq. S.
Poulnabrone: an early Neolithic tomb of the ancestors, Ann Lynch.

26 Thur 8pm
Rathmines, Ranelagh & Rathgar Historical Society, Rathmines Town Hall.
World War One and the Dublin townships, Seamas Ó Maitiú. Adm. €3.

DECEMBER

01 Tues 6.30pm
Catholic Central Library, 74 Merrion Sq. S.
The journey of a poet: the influence of Christianity on the poetry of T.S. Eliot, Fr Brian Doyle OP.

01 Tues 8.30pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs.
Georgian Dublin in maps, Rob Goodbody. Adm €3.

02 Wed 8pm
Cill Dara Historical Society, Áras Bhride, Kildare Parish Centre, Bride St.
What they said in the papers, 1915 & 1965, Mario Corrigan & Joe Connelly.

02 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, Rathmichael NS, Stonebridge Road, Shankill.
Ancient and holy wells of Dublin, Gary Branigan.

03 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre, North Avenue.
Victorian Dublin, Michael Barry. Adm. €5.

07 Mon 8pm
Naas Local History Group, Town House Hotel.
Anglo-Irish Truce and Treaty: July–December 1921, Tom Keegan.

08 Tues 1.05pm
Friends of Medieval Dublin, Civic Offices, Wood Quay.
Sixteenth century: the establishment of the printing press, Raymond Gillespie.

10 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
Romancing Ireland—the life of Richard Hayward, Paul Clement.

10 Thur 8.30pm
Enniskerry History Society, Powerscourt Arms and Country House Hotel.
The sinking of the RMS Lusitania, 7 May 1915, James Scannell. Adm. €3.

11 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road.
The changing face of war in the twentieth century, John Horne.

12 Sat 1pm
Irish Labour History Society & Linen Hall Library, Linen Hall Library, Belfast.
Mary Galway and Belfast trade unionism, Theresa Moriarty.

12 Sat 2.30pm
Great Western Front Association (Dublin), Lecture Theatre, National Museum, Collins Barracks.
The withdrawal from Gallipoli, Foster Summerson.

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