Events

Published in Editorial, Issue 1 (January/February 2015), Volume 23

January

8 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre, North Avenue.
Monkstown–Dún Laoghaire, Tom Conlon. Adm. ?4/?2 student.

9 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road.
Who became an officer? Irish recruitment to the British armed forces, 1922–49, Stephen O’Connor.

13 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library.
The road to Blessington, John Hussey.

13 Tues 8pm
Clare & Shannon Archaeological & Historical Societies, Old Ground Hotel, Ennis.
Poulnabrone: a tomb for Clare’s earliest farmers, Ann Lynch.

13 Tues 8.30pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glen View Hotel.
Wicklow Birds—part of our natural heritage, Eric Dempsey.

15 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Bray Chamber of Commerce House, 10 Quinsboro Road.
AGM + From Poolbeg to Arklow: the Dublin and Wicklow coastline, Brian White, + 100 years of the Glenview Hotel. Adm. ?4.

15 Thur 8pm
Kilmacud/Stillorgan Local History Society, Glenalbyn Sports Club.
Maritime Guinness: ships, yachts and barges of the Guinness family, Eddie Bourke. Adm. ?3.

16 Fri 8pm
Sligo Field Club, Education Centre, Sligo IT.
The life and times of Sir Frederick Hamilton, 1590–1647, Dominic Rooney.

19 Mon 8pm
Muskerry Local History Society, Ballincollig Rugby Club.
Massacre in West Cork, Barry Keane. Adm. ?3.

21 Wed 8pm
Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society, Seven Oaks Hotel.
War and enlistment in Carlow, 1914, Paul Maguire.

26 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin Historical Society, Arás Chronáin, Watery Lane.
The Sabbath disturbed: the Curragh Mutiny, Liam Kenny & James Durney.

27 Tues 8pm
Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, Angling Centre, West Pier.
The life and music of Percy French, Bryan Hoey.

FEBRUARY

1 Sun 3pm
National Gallery of Ireland, Clare St.
Ireland in war and in revolution 1912–23, John Horne.

3 Tues 10.30am
National Gallery of Ireland, Clare St.
The future of the past: Revival Ireland 1912–23, Declan Kiberd.

3 Tues 8pm
Clare & Shannon Archaeological & Historical Societies, Old Ground Hotel, Ennis.
Between Clare and Ayr: Thomas Dermody and Robbie Burns, Mike Griffin.

4 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
Gone but not forgotten—the Church of Ireland graveyards of the city of Dublin, Raymond Refaussé.

4 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, National School, Stonebridge Road.
From village to suburb: the building of Clontarf since 1760, Claire Gogarty.

5 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre, North Avenue.
A history of the Post Office in Ireland, John Lennon. Adm. ?4/?2 student.

6 Fri 7.30pm
NUI Maynooth History Forum, Rhetoric House, South Campus.
A comparative look at publishing and reading in Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Welsh and Breton, 1700–1900, Niall Ó Ciosain.

8 Sun 3pm
National Gallery of Ireland, Clare St.
The impact of war and conflict on Modernism, Sabine Kriebel.

10 Tues 10.30am
National Gallery of Ireland, Clare St.
The wartime experiences of German artists, Seán Rainbird.

10 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library.
The hanging of the Kearneys in Tallaght, 1816, Eamonn Maloney.

10 Tues 7.30pm
Kerry Archaeological & Historical Society, Tralee Library.
‘The men will talk to me’—Kerry Volunteers in their own words, 1913–23, Tim Horgan.

11 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
Dublin schools prior to 1831, Rob Goodbody.

2 Thur 8pm
Kilmacud/Stillorgan Local History Society, Glenalbyn Sports Club.
Some antiquities of the Military Road from the Yellow House to the Hell Fire Club, Ron Ennis. Adm. ?3.

13 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road.
Irish soldiers on film, Capt. Labhrás Joye.

15 Sun 3pm
National Gallery of Ireland, Clare St.
The National Gallery during wartime, Alan Crookham.

16 Mon 8pm
Carlton House, Co. Kildare.
Sir Richard and William Vitruvius Morrison and their remodelling of the Irish country house, Edmund Joyce. Adm. ?10.

16 Mon 8pm
Muskerry Local History Society, Ballincollig Rugby Club.
Great houses of County Cork and beyond, Richard Wood.

17 Tues 10.30am
National Gallery of Ireland, Clare St.
My father’s war, a documentary made by Tyrone Productions for RTÉ, introduced by Gay Byrne.

18 Wed 8pm
Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society, Seven Oaks Hotel.
The Quakers in Carlow, John Smyth.

19 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Bray Chamber of Commerce House, 10 Quinsboro Road.
Screening of three films from the Radharc archives. Adm. ?4.

20 Fri 8pm
Sligo Field Club, Education Centre, Sligo IT.
Soldiers of Sligo, Cian Harte.

22 Sun 3pm
National Gallery of Ireland, Clare St.
Ireland in war and in revolution 1912–23, John Horne. War and revolution in Russia, Christina Lodder.

23 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin Historical Society, Arás Chronáin, Watery Lane.
Palmerstown House and the earls of Mayo, Brian McCabe.

24 Tues 10.30am
National Gallery of Ireland, Clare St.
Premonitions of 1916 and the Great War in Ulysses (set in 1904), Luke Gibbons.

24 Tues 7.30pm
Kerry Archaeological & Historical Society, Tralee Library.
Women in Gaelic society during the Middle Ages, Gráinne Henry.

24 Tues 8pm
Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, Angling Centre, West Pier.
The natural history of Bull Island, Niamh Ní Cholmain.

25 Wed 6.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
The world upturning: Elsie Henry’s Irish wartime diaries, 1913–1919, Clara Cullen.

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