Events

Published in Editorial, Issue 4 (July/August 2018), Volume 26

JULY

10 Tues 8pm
Genealogical Society of Ireland, Dún Laoghaire Further Education Institute, Cumberland Street.
Unlocking Catholic records outside Ireland, Brian Donovan. Adm. €3.

14 Sat 11.30am
Mayo Genealogy Group, Museum of Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar.
Researching your family history (drop-in session).

19 Thur 5.30pm
Rebel Women of the 20th Century, GPO Witness Visitor Centre.
Maeve Cavanagh MacDowell, James Curry. See www.gpowitnesshistory.ie.

21 Sat 2.30pm
Western Front Association (Dublin Branch), NMI Collins Barracks.
Field Marshall Haig, Gerry White. Adm. €3.

21 Sat 3pm
Aughrim 1691 Remembered, Aughrim Visitors Centre.
The O’Neill regiments, Pádraig Lenihan; Inconsequential happenstance—Aughrim’s strategic contexts, Mike McNally. Adm. €10 (events 1–6pm).

AUGUST

04–05 Sat–Sun
Ardara GAP Heritage & History Group, Co. Donegal.
Duquesa Santa Ana re-enactment walk (Spanish Armada).
See ardaraheritagehistory@gmail.com or www.donegalgapheritage.ie.

06 Mon 2pm
Shankill Tidy Towns, Shankill DART Station.
Railways of Shankill, Rob Goodbody (walk).

11 Sat 11.30am
Mayo Genealogy Group, Museum of Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar.
Researching your family history (drop-in session).

13 Mon 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, National School, Stonebridge Road.
The Abbey of St Thomas, Claire Walsh. Adm. €5.

14 Tues 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, National School, Stonebridge Road.
A most cruel devastation: the Viking impact reassessed, Matthew Stout. Adm. €5.

15 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, National School, Stonebridge Road.
Leo Swan Memorial Lecture: Carrying the holy: relics, reliquaries and insignia in the early Irish Church, Raghnall Ó Floinn. Adm. €5.

16 Thur 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, National School, Stonebridge Road.
The chapter house of St Mary’s Abbey: Dublin’s oldest building?, Ana Dolan. Adm. €5.

17 Fri 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, National School, Stonebridge Road.
Sacred places, sacred spaces: the churchyard and church in medieval Ireland, Colmán Ó Clabaigh. Adm. €5.

18 Sat 11.30am
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Library, Eglinton Road.
18 August to 26 August 1918 in Bray, James Scannell.

18 Sat 2.30pm
Bere Island Project Group, Heritage Centre.
Máire Ní Murchú, the bean feasta/wisewoman of Beara, Niamh Ní Lochlainn.

18 Sat 3pm
Kildare County Library Service, Athy Community Library.
The sinking of RMS Leinster and County Kildare connections.

18 Sat 3pm
Malahide Historical Society, Malahide Library.
Historical Malahide, Joe Varley (walk).

20 Mon 8.30pm
Kill History Group, Parish Meeting Room, Kill.
End of Days: 1918, James Durney.

21 Tues 7.30pm
OPW Castletown House, Hunting Room, stable wing.
Katherine Connolly: her life and letters, Gaye Ashford.

21 Tues 8pm
Marino Residents’ Association, Carleton Hall (Community Centre), 53 Shelmartin Ave.
The Marino allotments of 1917, Hugh Carolan.

22 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
The life and times of Lundy Foot & Co., tobacco manufacturers, John Fitzgerald. See dublinstudies@dublincity.ie.

22 Wed 6pm
Dublin City Libraries, Rathmines Library.
Ever Ready factory and people, Albert Adamson and Denis Tipple. See rathmineslibrary@dublincity.ie.

22 Wed 7pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Sidmonton Sq.
Victorian Bray, Brian White (walk).

22 Wed 6pm
Waterford City & County Council Library Services, Central Library.
Occasions of sin, sex and society, Diarmuid Ferriter. See recowan@waterfordcouncil.ie.

22 Wed 7.30pm
Irish Workhouse Centre, St Brigid’s Road, Portumna.
Irish medicines 1500 to the present, Emmet Walsh.

22 Wed 8pm
Killybegs History & Heritage Committee, Carpet Factory, Killybegs.
1918 Donegal women, Helen Meehan.

23 Thur 11.30am
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Ballywaltrim Library, Boghall Road.
18 August to 26 August 1943 in Bray, James Scannell.

23 Thur 12.00 noon
Limerick Archives, City Hall, Merchants Quay.
Limerick deaths on the RMS Leinster, Philip Lecane.

23 Thur 5.30pm
Rebel Women of the 20th Century, GPO Witness Visitor Centre.
Mary MacSwiney, Diarmuid Bolger. See www.gpowitnesshistory.ie.

23 Thur 6.30pm
South Dublin County Council Libraries, Whitechurch Library, Taylor’s Lane.
WWI: the Rathfarnham connection, David Power.

23 Thur 7pm
Old Dublin Society, Shankill Library, Co. Dublin.
An August 1922 Shankill Civil War incident, James Scannell. See shankilllib@dlrcoco.ie.

23 Thur 8pm
Laois Heritage Society, Midland Park Hotel.
Rathdaire House, Mairtin D’Alton.

24 Fri 8pm
Masonic Lodge 55 Monaghan, Glaslough.
Monaghan Town 1902, Eva Rodgers.

25 Sat 2.30pm
County Kildare Archaeological Society, Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park, Rathdangan.
Lullymore and its environs, Michael Jacob (walk).

25 Sat 3pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Sidmonton Sq.
Victorian Bray, Brian White (walk).

26 Sun 7.30pm
Balbriggan Tourism, Bracken Court Hotel.
Boom and bust: Balbriggan cotton mills 1770–1870.

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