Events

Published in Editorial, Issue 6 (November/December 2018), Volume 26

NOVEMBER

01 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre, North Avenue.
The original houses of Belfield, Ruth Ferguson. Adm. €4/students €2.

03 Sat 11am
Military History Society of Ireland, Wexford Town Library.
The war at sea around Ireland, 1914–18, Pat McCarthy.

03 Sat 11am–4.30pm
Medal Society of Ireland, Knox Hall, Monkstown Village.
Medal and militaria fair—buy, trade, swap or get free valuations/identifications of medals.

04 Sun 3pm
Heritage Services Phoenix Park, Phoenix Park Visitors Centre.
Ashtown Lodge occupants from 1775 to 1989, OPW staff.

05 Mon 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
Surveying our archaeological landscapes and monuments: 3D documentation challenges and opportunities, Robert Shaw.

05 Mon 8pm
Thomond Archaeological & Historical Society, T.1.17, Tara Building, Mary Immaculate College.
Everyday life and politics in Limerick in 1918, Brian Hughes.

06 Tues 8pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel.
The Baryon and Childers families of County Wicklow, Seán Murphy. Adm. €3.

08 Thur 8pm
Kilmacud Stillorgan Local History Society, Glenalbyn Sports Club.
Irish doctors in World War I, Joe Duignan. Adm. €3.

08 Thur 8.30pm
Enniskerry History Society, Powerscourt Arms & Country House.
The sinking of the RMS Leinster, James Scannell. Adm. €5.

09 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road.
The translation from military to civil service: the O’Donnell counts in France, 1690–1879, Ambassador Francis O’Donnell.

12 Mon 1.05pm
Friends of Medieval Dublin, Civic Offices, Wood Quay.
The priest’s tale, Caoimhe Whelan.

13 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square, Tallaght, Dublin 24.
Three Dublin families in World War I, David Power.

13 Tues 8pm
Skerries Historical Society, Keane’s Bus Bar.
Tufa stone in medieval Fingal and beyond, Niall Roycroft.

14 Wed 9.30am
Antrim and Down Branch Western Front Association, Linen Hall Library, Belfast.
War stories: community perspectives from the centenary conference.

14 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
The business of Dublin in the early twentieth century: an overview of the retail and financial sector, Mary O’Connell.

14 Wed 7.45pm
Knocklyon History Society, Iona Centre.
Commemorating 1919 and the momentous issues leading up to it, Liz Gillis.

19 Mon 8pm
Thomond Archaeological & Historical Society, T.1.17, Tara Building, Mary Immaculate College.
Michael Joyce MP, 1900–1918, Tadhg Moloney.

20 Tues 8pm
Foxrock Local History Club, Parish Centre, Foxrock RC Church.
AGM followed by The armistice of November 1918, Ronan McGreevey. Adm. €5.

21 Wed 8pm
Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society, Royal Marine Hotel.
Pre-Famine Dublin: a calamity waiting to happen, Vincent Ruddy. Adm. €3.

22 Thur 5.30pm
GPO Witness Visitor Centre, O’Connell Street.
Rebel Women of the 20th Century—Dora Maguire, Ida Milne & James Curry.
Free tickets @ www.gpowitnesshistory.ie.

22 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Royal Hotel.
400 years of the Brabazons in Bray, Brian White. Adm. €5.

24 Sat 10am
Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
Local History Day, various speakers.

26 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin Historical Society, Áras Chrónáin, Watery Lane.
Crannoga: the Irish-built artificial islands in lakes, John Dolan.

28 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
Charles Cameron—saving the city, Ken Finlay. Followed by AGM.

29 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
A taste for Gothic, Judith Hill.

29 Thur 8pm
Rathmines, Ranelagh & Rathgar Historical Society, Rathmines Town Hall.
St Mary’s College and its place in the history of Rathmines, Charlie O’Neill. Adm. €3.

DECEMBER

04 Tues 8pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel.
Art, artifacts and old buildings in Dublin and Wicklow, Peter Pearson. Adm. €3.

05 Wed 8pm
Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society, Royal Marine Hotel.
The building of the Kish Lighthouse (DVD) and some of the history of the Kish Bank. Adm. €3.

06 Thur 11.30am
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Ballywaltrim Library.
Christmas 1943 in Bray, James Scannell.

06 Thur 7pm
Old Dublin Society, Dalkey Library.
Christmas 1919 in Kingstown and Dalkey, James Scannell.

07 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road.
‘Home for Christmas’: John Francis O’Reilly and John Kenny, the last German agents to ‘drop in’, Anthony Kinsella.

08 Sat 2.30pm
Western Front Association (Dublin Branch), NMI, Collins Barracks.
Polish armed forces in the Russian army in the First World War, Marcin Hasik. Adm. €3.

10 Mon 1.05pm
Friends of Medieval Dublin, Civic Offices, Wood Quay.
The Widow’s Tale, Dawn Klos.

11 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square.
Leo Swan Memorial Lecture: Ireland’s underwater archaeological heritage, Cormac Lowth.

13 Thur 5.30pm
GPO Witness Visitor Centre, O’Connell St.
Rebel Women of the 20th Century—Charlotte Despard, Margaret Ward.
Free tickets @ www.gpowitnesshistory.ie.

13 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Sq. S.
The dioceses of Meath and Ossory in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Michael O’Neill.

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