EVENTS

Published in Editorial, Issue 3 (May/June 2019), Volume 27

MAY

02 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre, North Avenue.
The amazing life of Delia Murphy, Carmen Cullen. Adm. €4/€2.

07 Tues 8pm
Dublin Port Company & Bullock Harbour Preservation Association, Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre.
Hugh Leonard walk, Danielle Keyes-Byrne.

07 Tues 8pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs.
Irish bank notes—an inside story, Louis O’Byrne. Adm. €3.

08 Wed 1pm
Ballsbridge, Donnybrook & Sandymount Historical Society, Pembroke Library, Anglesea Road.
St John’s Church, Sandymount: protests and defiance, Alyson Gavin.

08 Wed 7pm
DLR County Council Spring of Heritage, Marlay Park, Rathfarnham.
Shankill 180 years ago, Rob Goodbody.

08 Wed 7pm
Irish Labour History Society, Liberty Hall.
The Belfast engineering strike of 1919, Padraig Yeates.

08 Wed 7.45pm
Knocklyon History Society, Iona Centre, beside St Colmcille’s Church.
The RIC and the War of Independence, Gerry Lovett.

08 Wed 8pm
Roe Valley Historical Society, Christ Church Hall.
Carson’s betrayal: votes for women, Jason Burke.

09 Thur 6.30pm
Antrim & Down Branch Western Front Association, PRONI, 2 Titanic Boulevard, Titanic Quarter, Belfast.
Shell shock during WWI and after, Stephanie Linden.

13 Mon 8.15pm
Clontarf Historical Society, Resource Centre, St John the Baptist Church.
GNR railway history and the importance of Clontarf railway station house, Siobhán Osgood. Adm. €5.

14 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square.
Who said we are not Celts?, John Dolan.

14 Tues 7.30pm
Portlaoise Library
1919 and the War of Independence: a national and regional perspective, Richard McElligott.

14 Tues 8pm
Genealogical Society of Ireland, Dún Laoghaire Further Education Institute, Cumberland Street.
Port collections: a history of Dublin port and the 1906–1925 name books, Lar Joye. Adm. €3.

14 Tues 8pm
Skerries Historical Society, Skerries Bowling Club.
Fingal Field Names Project—a preliminary report, Geraldine Clarke.

15 Wed 7pm
DLR County Council Spring of Heritage, Marlay Park, Rathfarnham.
The foundation of St Michael’s Hospital, Dún Laoghaire, Tom Conlon.

15 Wed 8pm
Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society, Royal Marine Hotel.
Living in Harbour House during the Emergency, Russell Kane. Adm. €3.

16 Thur 7.15pm
Leixlip History Group, Leixlip Library.
History of horse-racing in Leixlip and environs, John Colgan.

16 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Royal Hotel.
The traders of Castle Street and Dublin Road, Bray, Mark Murphy & Brian White. Adm. €5.

21 Tues 7.30pm
Portlaoise Library
Fake news and Irish freedom, Ian Keneally.

21 Tues 8pm
Foxrock Local History Club, Foxrock Parish Pastoral Centre.
Queen Victoria, Frank Woods; The story behind the stained glass window of the Madonna and Child in Foxrock Church, Liam Clare. Adm. €5.

22 Wed 7pm
DLR County Council Spring of Heritage, Marlay Park, Rathfarnham.
Historic Irish maps, and how Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown is depicted on them, Tom Conlon.

23 Thur 11am
DLR Lexicon, Room 4, Level 5, Haig Terrace.
Queen Victoria and the Kingstown connection, Frank Woods.

23 Thur 7pm
DLR Bealtaine Festival, Shankill Library.
Captain Hermann Goertz: a German WWII intelligence gatherer who stayed in the Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown area, James Scannell.

27 Mon 8pm
Clondalkin Historical Society, Áras Chrónáin, Watery Lane.
Clondalkin Mayfair ballroom, Adair Cowan.

28 Tues 7.30pm
Portlaoise Library
Women of the Irish Revolution—the wider world, Kate O’Malley.

28 Tues 8pm
Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, Angling Centre.
Dublin Airport: the early days, Jim Lambert. Adm. €5.

29 Wed 7pm
DLR County Council Spring of Heritage, Marlay Park, Rathfarnham.
Ballycorus lead works, Rob Goodbody.

30 Thur 8pm
Rathmines, Ranelagh & Rathgar Historical Society, Rathmines Town Hall.
The Gaelic League in Dublin 1893–1913: twenty years a-growing?, Séamas Ó Maitiú. Adm. €3.

 

JUNE

 
04 Tues 7.30pm
Portlaoise Library
The massacre of Mullaghmast in 1577, Turtle Bunbury.

09 Sun 2pm
Museum of Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar.
Irish artists and the Great War 1914–1918, Marie Bourke.

10 Mon 8.15pm
Clontarf Historical Society, Resource Centre, St John the Baptist Church.
History of St Anne’s House and estate and the Guinness family connections, Joan Sharkey. Adm. €5.

11 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library.
Thomas Francis Meagher, Seán Bagnall.

11 Tues 8pm
Skerries Historical Society, Skerries Bowling Club.
The people who made Skerries Library, Oona Roycroft.

13 Thur 6.30pm
Antrim & Down Branch Western Front Association, PRONI, 2 Titanic Boulevard, Titanic Quarter.
Beyond the Somme: Brig.-Gen. Frank Crozier and the Welsh Bantam Brigade, Mike Taylor.

25 Tues 8pm
Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, Angling Centre.
Cold iron: the folklore of fishing, Bairbre Ní Fhloinn. Adm. €5.

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