Events

Published in Editorial, Issue 2 (March/April 2019), Volume 27

MARCH

05 Tues 8pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs.
My grandfather’s part in the Anglo-Irish Treaty, Tim Lynch. Adm. €3.

08 Fri 1.05pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street.
International Women’s Day lecture: What did the women do anyway?, Liz Gillis.

08 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road.
‘Crusader and rebel’: the military career of Hugh de Lacy, earl of Ulster, Daniel Brown.

09 Sat 10am–4pm
Manchester Irish Educational Group, Irish World Heritage Centre, Manchester.
Conference: The waves of Tory, Jim Hunter; Spike Island, Barra Ó Donnabháin; Charles O’Neill, Francis O’Neill; The Orange Order, Mervyn Busteed.

12 Tues 8pm
Dublin Port Company & Bullock Harbour Preservation Association, Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre, Castle Street.
Port collections—history of Dublin Port and the port archive, Lar Joye.

12 Tues 8pm
Genealogical Society of Ireland, Dún Laoghaire Further Education Institute, Cumberland Street.
The royal visit of 1861 that put Killarney on the tourist map, Frank Tracy. Adm. €3.

13 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse Street.
The first Irish railway: from Westland Row to Kingstown, Kurt Kullmann.

13 Wed 7.45pm
Knocklyon History Society, Iona Centre, St Colmcille’s Church, Knocklyon.
The GPO—200 years of history, Stephen Ferguson.

13 Wed 8pm
Roe Valley Historical Society, Christ Church Hall.
The Bruce family of Downhill, Ken McCormack.

14 Thur 6.30pm
Antrim and Down Branch Western Front Association, PRONI, 2 Titanic Boulevard, Titanic Quarter.
The homecoming of ex-servicemen to Ireland, Emmanuel Destenay.

14 Thur 8pm
Kilmacud Stillorgan Local History Society, Glenalbyn Sports Club.
The incredible untold story of Mary Elmes—the Irish Oscar Schindler, Clodagh Finn. Adm. €3.

19 Tues 8pm
Foxrock Local History Club, Parish Pastoral Centre.
The life and times of Alfie Byrne, Trevor White; The murder of the McMahon brothers in 1922, Norah Glynn. Adm. €5.

20 Wed 7pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street.
W.B. Yeats and Oscar Wilde: an artistic relationship, Noreen Doody.

21 Thur 7.15pm
Leixlip History Group, Leixlip Library.
Sr Kate McCarthy from Cork—a heroine of the French Resistance, Cati Fleming.

25 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin Historical Society, Áras Chrónáin, Watery Lane.
Dublin schools prior to 1831, Rob Goodbody.

26 Tues 6.30pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street.
Irish Texts Society Breandán Ó Buachalla Memorial Lecture: Breandán Ó Buachalla in Cape Clear (1960–2007), Cathal Goan.

26 Tues 8pm
Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, Angling Centre.
The Pakenhams of Tullynally Castle, Thomas Pakenham.

27 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse Street.
‘Home Rule is casting many a shadow now’: southern women and the Ulster Declaration of 1912, Rosemary Raughter.

28 Thurs 8pm
Rathmines, Ranelagh & Rathgar Historical Society, Rathmines Town Hall.
The Battle of the Four Courts, June 1922, Michael Fewer. Adm. €3.

29 Fri 8pm
Sligo Field Club, Sligo IT Education Centre.
Casimir Markievicz: his love affair with Ireland, Pat Quigley.

APRIL

02 Tues 8pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs.
The Michael Collins story, Tim Crowley. Adm. €3.

03 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, National School, Stonebridge Road, Shankill.
A new perspective on James Malton’s picturesque and descriptive views of the City of Dublin, Conor Lucey. Adm. €4.

04 Thur 8 pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre, North Avenue.
Ballycorus lead mines, Rob Goodbody. Adm. €4/students €2.

05 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road.
The battle of Jutland: a failure of British command, David Beattie.

08 Mon 8.15pm
Clontarf Historical Society, Resource Centre, St John the Baptist Church.
Women’s Year (Bliain na mBan) 1918, Cathy Scuffil. Adm. €5.

09 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square.
Sir John Traill: knight, architect, sheriff and chancer, Micheál Ó Doibhilin.

10 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse Street.
John Brownrigg’s 1799 map series of Dublin, Finnian Ó Cionnaith.

10 Wed 7.45pm
Knocklyon History Society, Iona Centre, St Colmcille’s Church.
The rhythmic journey of Percy French, Ita Beausang.

10 Wed 8pm
Roe Valley Historical Society, Christ Church Hall.
‘Orange, Green and in the Red’: the Northern Irish economy since 1945, Graham Brownlow.

11 Thur 6.30pm
Antrim and Down Branch Western Front Association, PRONI, 2 Titanic Boulevard, Titanic Quarter, Belfast.
World War One nurses—the Northern Ireland connection, Margaret Graham.

11 Thur 7.15pm
Leixlip History Group, Leixlip Library.
Monastic Ireland—a gift of the Nile, Alf Monaghan.

11 Thur 8pm
Kilmacud Stillorgan Local History Society, Glenalbyn Sports Club.
The Irish retail meat trade in the twentieth century, Sylvester Byrne. Adm. €3.

12 Fri 11.30am
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Eglinton Road.
Easter 1919 in Bray, James Scannell.

16 Tues 8pm
Foxrock Local History Club, Parish Pastoral Centre.
Cherrywood—past, present and future, Myles Reid. Adm. €5.

17 Wed 7pm
Irish Association of Professional Historians, NLI, Kildare Street.
‘Late the wife of …’—widows and the 1641 Depositions, Jane Ohlmeyer.

23 Tues 8pm
Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, Angling Centre.
An evaluation of the career of Conor Cruise O’Brien, Frank Callnan and Niall Meehan.

24 Wed 6pm

Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse Street.
Voting for revolution? Dublin parliamentary elections 1918–23, Michael Laffan.

26 Fri 8pm
Sligo Field Club, Sligo IT Education Centre.
A history of the history of the Reformation in Ireland, Alan Ford.

29 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin Historical Society, Áras Chrónáin, Watery Lane.
Celtic monasticism, Eimear Ging.

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