Events

Published in Editorial, Issue 1 (January/February 2019), Volume 27

JANUARY

03 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre, North Ave.
Stanley Woods: the world’s first motorcycling superstar, David Crawford. Adm. €4/students €2.

08 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square.
Swift and money, Brendan Twomey.

08 Tues 8pm
Genealogical Society of Ireland, Dún Laoghaire FE Institute, Cumberland Street.
The chief secretary’s office registered papers, Nicola Morris. Adm. €3.

10 Thur 1.05pm
Friends of Medieval Dublin, Civic Offices, Wood Quay.
The Exile’s Tale, Barry Lewis.

10 Thur 8pm
Ards Historical Society, Ards Arts Centre, Newtownards.
The life, loves and legacy of Robert Burns, Laura Spence.

11 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College.
Marshall William Carr Beresford, ‘the ablest man I have seen with the army’, Marcus de la Poer Beresford.

15 Tues 8pm
Foxrock Local History Club, Pastoral Centre, Foxrock RC Church.
John Feeney, forgotten Irish tenor from Mayo, Harry Bradshaw. Adm. €5.

16 Wed 8pm
Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society, Royal Marine Hotel.
The first balloon crossing of the Irish Sea: Richard Crosbie and Windham Sadler, Bryan McMahon. Adm. €3.

17 Thur 7.15pm
Leixlip History Club, Leixlip Library.
Lady Louisa Connolly—an introduction, Seamus Kelly.

17 Thur 8pm
Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society, Holy Rosary Centre.
Viking Dublin uncovered, John Kirby.

19 Sat 1pm
Irish Labour History Society, ILHS premises, Beggar’s Bush.
Programme or placebo? The Democratic Programme of the First Dáil, Emmet O’Connor, Evanna Craig, Jack O’Connor, Charles Callan, D.R. O’Connor Lysaght.

21 Mon 8pm
Thomond Archaeological & Historical Society, Room T.1.19, Tara Building, Mary Immaculate College.
A.W.N. Pugin and the Gothic Revival in Ireland, Patrick Comerford.

22 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square.
The great Liberties whiskey fire of 1875, Las Fallon.

22 Tues 8pm
Dublin Port Company & Bullock Harbour Preservation Association, Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre.
The building of Bullock Harbour, Elizabeth Shotton.

22 Tues 8pm
Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, Howth Angling Centre.
The staunchest priest who ever lived in Ireland’: the story of Fr Michael O’Flanagan, Manus O’Riordan.

28 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin Historical Society, Áras Chrónáin, Watery Lane.
Irish lace, Bernadine Nic Giolla Phadraig.

FEBRUARY

06 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, National School, Stonebridge Road.
William Dargan—an honourable life, Fergus Mulligan. Adm. €4.

07 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre, North Ave.
Frank Aiken, international statesman and external affairs minister, Stephen Kelly. Adm. €4/students €2.

08 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College.
General Sir Edward Bulfin: Ireland’s forgotten general of World War I, John Powell.

12 Tues 1.05pm
Friends of Medieval Dublin, Civic Offices, Wood Quay.
The Norseman’s Tale, Rosemary Power.

12 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square.
Charles Stewart Parnell: money and politics, Michael Keys.

12 Tues 7.30pm
Larne & District Folklore Society, Larne Bowling & Lawn Tennis Club.
War at sea: Larne naval base in the 1914–18 war, Guy Warner.

12 Tues 8pm
Dublin Port Company & Bullock Harbour Preservation Association, Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre.
Bullock Harbour into the future: monitoring and repairs, Eamon McElroy.

13 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
Dublin to Kilcullen: Ireland’s first toll road, Brian McCabe.

14 Thur 6.30pm
Antrim and Down Branch Western Front Association, PRONI, 2 Titanic Boulevard.
Haig’s tower of strength—General Sir Edward Bulfin, John Powell.

10 Thur 8pm
Ards Historical Society, Ards Arts Centre, Newtownards.
Thomas Russell, ‘the man from God knows where’, Linda McKenna.

18 Mon 8pm
Thomond Archaeological & Historical Society, Room T.1.19, Tara Building, Mary Immaculate College.
The Barrington family and Limerick, 1800–1925, Brian Murphy.

19 Tues 8pm
Foxrock Local History Club, Pastoral Centre, Foxrock RC Church.
Richard Bridges Beechey, naval officer and marine artist, Cormac Lowth; Horace Plunkett—his life and work and his Foxrock connection, Declan Ryan. Adm. €5.

20 Wed 8pm
Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society, Royal Marine Hotel.
The South Circular Road on the eve of the First World War, Catherine Scuffil. Adm. €3.

21 Thur 7.15pm
Leixlip History Club, Leixlip Library.
Weston Airport, Tony Maher.

21 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Royal Hotel.
The maritime history of Bray, Brian White. Adm. €5.

25 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin Historical Society, Áras Chrónáin, Watery Lane.
Our local river, Friends of the Camac.

26 Tues 8pm
Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, Howth Angling Centre.
Brendan O’Regan: entrepreneur, innovator, peacemaker, Brian O’Connell, with Cian O’Carroll.

27 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
Down with Dublin’—Frank Gibney and the role of the capital city in the vision of the nation, Fergal MacCabe.

'


Copyright © 2019 History Publications Ltd, Unit 9, 78 Furze Road, Sandyford, Dublin 18, Ireland | Tel. +353-1-293 3568