Events

Published in Editorial, Issue 6 (November/December 2016), Volume 24

NOVEMBER

01 Tues 8pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel, Delgany.
Seán O’Casey and the 1916 Rising, Joe Mooney. Adm. €3.

03 Thur 2pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street.
Public tour: The life and works of William Butler Yeats.

03 Thur 7pm
Irish Art Oslo (in assoc. with the Irish Embassy), Grand Hotel, Oslo, Norway.
A celebration of the life and times of diplomat, humanitarian activist, Irish nationalist and poet Roger Casement and his links to Norway (in English).
www.irishart.no

03 Thur 8pm
Kilmacud Stillorgan Local History Society, Glenalbyn Sports Club, Stillorgan.
Statues and sculptures of Dublin, Neal Doherty. Adm. €3.

03 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre, North Ave.
History of St John’s Ambulance, Padraig Allen. Adm. €4, students €2.

4–5 Fri–Sun
Roscrea Autumn Conference, Mt St Joseph Cistercian Abbey, Roscrea.
Living off the land in medieval Ireland, georgecunningham@eircom.net.

04 Fri 8pm
County Donegal Historical Society, Imperial Hotel, Ballyshannon.
Local memories of World War I and the Battle of the Somme, Anthony Begley.

04 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road.
‘Nothing venture nothing have’: Art Mac Murchadha Caomhanach at war with Richard II, 1391 and 1399, Darren McGettigan.

07 Mon 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
Illuminating Irish identities: Irish illustrators c.1830–1910, Angela Griffin.

08 Tues 8pm
Genealogical Society of Ireland, Dún Laoghaire FE Institute, Cumberland Street.
Tracing Irish police ancestors, Jim Herlihy.

08 Tues 8pm
Skerries Historical Society, Keane’s Bus Bar, 98 Strand St.
The loss of the Baltic and her crew at sea in November 1916, Brendan Grimes.

09 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
Five months of failure: the Battle of the Somme and the Irish soldier, Lar Joye.

12 Wed 8pm
Malahide Historical Society, Presbyterian Church Hall.
From the RTÉ archives, Paddy Ryan. Adm. €4.

13 Sat 1pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street.
Public tour: The National Library’s history and heritage.

14 Mon 8.15pm
Clontarf Historical Society, Resource Centre, St John the Baptist Church.
Arthur Griffith with James Joyce and W.B. Yeats: liberating Ireland, Anthony Jordan. Adm. €5.

15 Tues 7pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare St.
Reflections on the changing historiography of the Irish Revolution, Gearoid Ó Tuathaigh.

15 Tues 8pm
Foxrock Local History Club, Parish Pastoral Centre, RC Church, Foxrock.
AGM + The Revd Thomas Goff (1722–1844 ) of Carriglea, David Doyle. Adm. €5.

16 Wed 8pm
Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society, Royal Marine Hotel.
Herman Goertz, a German intelligence gatherer in Ireland during the Second World War, James Scannell. Adm. €3.50.

17 Thur 1pm
Museum of Archaeology & History, Kildare Street.
The Fortress Prison: the archaeology of Victorian Spike Island, Co. Cork, Barra Ó Donnabháin.

17 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Royal Hotel, Bray.
The railways of Ireland’s east coast, Tom Ferris. Adm. €5.

17 Thur 8pm
Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society, Holy Rosary Centre.
Family stories of 1916, Colin McNamee.

22 Tues 8pm
Old Athlone Society, www.athlonehistory.ie.
General Eoin O’Duffy, Maurice Manning.

22 Tues 8pm
Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, Angling Centre, West Pier.
The Civil War in Howth, Sutton and Baldoyle, Philip O’Connor.

24 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
The high cross as art history, Jennifer Ní Ghradaigh.

24 Thur 8pm
Rathmines, Ranelagh & Rathgar Historical Society, Rathmines Town Hall.
Lives, letters, liberty—Dublin’s General Post Office, Stephen Ferguson. Adm. €3.

25 Fri 8pm
Sligo Field Club, Education Centre, IT Sligo.
The Gaeltacht of Sligo, its speakers and its speech, Mícheál Ó Mainnín.

28 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin Historical Society, Arás Chronáin, Watery Lane.
Grand Irish Concert 1916 Clondalkin Library cancelled as three performers were killed or captured, Eileen Brady.

DECEMBER

01 Thur 2pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street.
Public tour: The life and works of William Butler Yeats.

02 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road.
The Easter Rising and the beginnings of modern irregular warfare, Timothy D. Hoyt.

06 Tues 8pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel, Delgany.
‘If those trees could talk’—the family history of Lord Massys, Gerry Lavery. Adm. €3.

07 Wed 8pm
Old Athlone Society, www.athlonehistory.ie.
The Hill of Gathering: assembly places and practices in Gaelic Ireland, Elizabeth Fitzpatrick.

07 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, National School, Stonebridge Road, Shankill.
Stone bridges of the Dublin area, Rob Goodbody.

09 Fri 11.30am
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Library, Eglinton Road, Bray.
Christmas 1915 in Bray, Co. Wicklow, James Scannell.

10 Sat 1pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street.
Public tour: The National Library’s history and heritage.

12 Mon 8.15pm
Clontarf Historical Society, Resource Centre, St John the Baptist Church.
Articles about Clontarf and Raheny in the newspapers of 1916, Noel Carolan. Adm. €5.

13 Tues 6.30pm
Dalkey Library Local History Group, Library, Castle Street, Dalkey.
Christmas 1916 in Kingstown and Dalkey, James Scannell.

13 Tues 8pm
Genealogical Society of Ireland, Dún Laoghaire FE Institute, Cumberland Street.
The evolution of the Irish harp emblem, Stanislav Zamyatin.

14 Wed 8pm
Malahide Historical Society, Presbyterian Church Hall.
More Malahide memories of Win McLeod, Mary McNamara. Adm. €4.

15 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
The building trade in late medieval Ireland, Rachel Moss.

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