Events

Published in Editorial, Issue 2 (March/April 2018), Volume 26

MARCH

05 Mon 6.30pm
Engineers Ireland Heritage Society, 22 Clyde Road, Dublin 4.
Cast-iron bridges, Ron Cox.

05 Mon 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
Everything but the apothecary: recent archaeological excavations, Kevin Street, Dublin, Alan Hayden.

07 Wed 7pm
Irish Association of Professional Historians, National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street.
Annual lecture: Penal Times—Irish Catholics in the eighteenth century, Ian McBride.

07 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, National School, Stonebridge Road.
Georgian Dublin: the forces that shaped the city, Diarmuid Ó Gráda. Adm. €4.

08 Thur 8.30pm
Enniskerry History Society, Powerscourt Arms & Country House Hotel.
Dublin firefighters and the Easter 1941 Belfast Blitz, James Scannell. Adm. €5.

09 Fri 1pm
National Monuments & Buildings Record for Northern Ireland, Ulster Museum, Belfast.
Creggandevesky: excavation of a court cairn in Ulster, Claire Foley.

09 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road.
The destruction of the Irish divisions, March 1918, Nicholas Page.

13 Tues 1.05pm
Friends of Medieval Dublin, Dublin City Council Offices, Wood Quay.
The Mayor’s Tale, Howard Clarke.

13 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square.
Joe Poole: the sixth Invincible, Micheál Ó Doibhilin.

14 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse Street.
The Dublin Paving Board (1774–1747): grime and grandeur of the city’s streets, Finnian Ó Connlaith.

14 Wed 8pm
Roe Valley Historical Society, Drumachose Church Hall, Limavady.
1718—emigration, Linde Lunney.

16 Fri 7pm
Shane Kenna Memorial Lecture, Pearse Centre, 27 Pearse Street.
A critical analysis of the First World War and its impact on Ireland, Lorcan Collins.

21 Wed 6.30pm
Irish Texts Society, National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street.
Breandán Ó Buachalla Memorial Lecture: Pilgrims and poets in fifteenth-century Gaelic Ireland, Bernadette Cunningham.

25 Sun 3pm
County Kildare Archaeological Society, Kilcullen Heritage Centre.
‘We have lost our Great Mrs Connolly’: the life and letters of Katherine Connolly (1662–1752) of Castletown House, Gaye Ashford. Adm. €5.

26 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin Historical Society, Áras Chrónáin, Watery Lane.
Matilda Tone—a rebel’s wife, Larry Breen.

26 Mon 8pm
Thomond Archaeological & Historical Society, Room T.1.17, Tara Building, Mary Immaculate College.
The Treaty county Orangemen—historical notes on Orangeism in Limerick, Quentin Dougan.

29 Thurs 5.30pm
Rebel Women of the 20th Century, GPO Witness Visitor Centre.
Eva Gore-Booth, Sonja Tiernan.
Free booking @ www.gpowitnesshistory.ie.

29 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
Frederick William Burton: a life defined by art and antiquity, Marie Bourke.

APRIL

03 Tues 8pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs.
The history of the Irish Red Cross in County Wicklow, Frank Kelly. Adm. €3.

05 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre, North Avenue.
The role of women in the Irish Revolution, 1916–23, Liz Gillis. Adm. €4/students €2.

06 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road.
‘You may as well recruit Germans’: the conscription crisis of 1918, Adrian Gregory.

09 Mon 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
Making Victorian Dublin: an intertwining of archaeology and geology, Patrick N. Wyse Jackson.

10 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square.
Ireland’s ancient roads, John Dolan.

11 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse Street.
St Thomas’s parish Grand Jury records, Seán Magee.

11 Wed 8pm
Roe Valley Historical Society, Drumachose Church Hall, Limavady.
Partition of India, Tom Fraser.

12 Thur 6.30pm
Antrim & Down Branch Western Front Association, Public Records Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast.
History of Palace Barracks (up to 1969) and Holywood as a garrison town, Robin Macefield.

12 Thur 8pm
Kilmacud Stillorgan Local History Society, Glenalbyn Sports Club.
Women, the vote and citizenship: the general election of 1918, Mary McAuliffe. Adm. €3.

13 Fri 1pm
National Monuments & Buildings Record for Northern Ireland, Ulster Museum, Belfast.
Crafting a chronology for early medieval Ireland: rural craft-work from the fifth to twelfth centuries AD, Emma Hanna.

16 Mon 6.30pm
Engineers Ireland Heritage Society, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge.
History of arterial drainage, Tim Joyce.

17 Tues 7pm
Irish Historical Society, Trinity Long Hall Hub.
Symposium: Does Irish History have a future?

19 Thur 5.30pm
Rebel Women of the 20th Century, GPO Witness Visitor Centre.
Grace Gifford Plunkett, Felix M. Larkin.
Free booking @ www.gpowitnesshistory.ie.

21 Sat 2.30pm
Western Front Association (Dublin Branch), National Museum, Collins Barracks.
The 1st Leinsters, a battalion of ‘the Old Contemptibles’: who they were and what became of them, John Goodman. Adm. €3.

23 Mon 8pm
Thomond Archaeological & Historical Society, Room T.1.17, Tara Building, Mary Immaculate College.
Brendan O’Regan, Cian O’Carroll/Brian O’Connell.

26 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
Lords and literature: contents and contexts of some later medieval Irish manuscripts, Rúairí Ó hUiginn.

26 Thur 8pm
Rathmines, Ranelagh & Rathgar Historical Society, Rathmines Town Hall.
The Moravians in Dublin, Ged Walsh. Adm. €3.

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