EVENTS

Published in Editorial, Issue 4 (July/August 2019), Volume 27

JULY

03 Wed 6.30pm
Inchicore Library, Emmet Road, Inchicore.
The Black and Tans to the Treaty.
inchicorelibrary@dublincity

04 Thur 1pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
Guided tour of the Yeats exhibition.

04 Thur 7pm
Irish Archaeology Field School, Tintern Abbey, Co. Wexford.
Before the Normans—the archaeology of early medieval Wexford, Ian Doyle.

07 Sun 12pm
County Kildare Archaeological Society, meet @ Town Hall, Kildare.
Annual excursion to Fethard, Co. Tipperary, led by Mary Hanrahan.

12 Fri 1pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
Guided tour of the ‘World War Ireland’ exhibition.

13 Sat 1pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
Guided tour of the National Library’s history and heritage.

18 Thur 1pm
National Photographic Archive, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar.
Guided tour of ‘A Modern Eye: Helen Hooker O’Malley’s Ireland’ exhibition.

18 Thur 7pm
Irish Archaeology Field School, Wexford Library.
Early castles in Ireland, Michael Potterton.

AUGUST

01 Thur 1pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
Guided tour of the Yeats exhibition.

01 Thur 2.30pm
Spirit of Mother Jones Summer School, North Cathedral Visitor Centre, Cork.
The extraordinary life of John Swiney, United Irishman, Kieran Groeger.

06 Mon 11.30am
Shankill Tidy Towns Heritage Walks, Rathmichael CoI Church, Rathmichael, Shankill.
Ballycorus lead mines, Rob Goodbody.

10 Sat 1pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
Guided tour of the National Library’s history and heritage.

17 Sat 2pm
National Heritage Week, Ennis Friary, Abbey Street.
Book launch: Clare and its People by Brian Dinan.

17 Sat 3pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Royal Hotel, Main Street.
Guided walking tour of Seapoint Road and Quinsboro Road, Bray.

17 Sat 3pm
Connolly Books, Temple Bar, Dublin.
Book launch: Diehards, deserters & defectors—the British men who fought and died for the Irish Republic 1916–1923, Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc & Kilmainham Tales Teo.

18 Sun 12pm
National Heritage Week, Ennis Friary, Abbey Street.
Children’s tour of Ennis Friary.

19 Mon 8pm
Carlow County Museum, Myshall Community Centre.
Making Europe: Columbanus, Robert Schuman and the idea of Europe, Alexander O’Hara.

19 Mon 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, Rathmichael School, Stonebridge Road, Shankill.
The treasures of medieval Waterford and the remarkable stories, Eamonn McEneaney. Adm. €5.

20 Tues 5.30pm
Irish Family History Centre, CHQ Building, 1 Custom House Quay, Dublin 1.
Keeping the past present, Jonny Dillon.
education@irishfamilyhistorycentre.com

20 Tues 7pm
Ballinamore Library, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim.
The placenames of County Leitrim, Mary Bohan.

20 Tues 7pm
Old Dublin Society, Dalkey Library, Castle Street.
Fell down, knocked down, and slipped in, James Scannell.
dalkeylib@dlrcoco.ie

20 Tues 7.30pm
Inver Heritage Group, old graveyard, Inver Village, Co. Donegal.
Historical talk on the old Inver graveyard.

20 Tues 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, Rathmichael School, Stonebridge Road, Shankill.
The castle and medieval town and later city of Kilkenny, Ben Murtagh. Adm. €5.

21 Wed 12pm
National Heritage Week, Ennis Friary, Abbey Street.
Beekeeping in Ireland: a medieval tradition that continues to modern times.

21 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Conference Room of Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse Street.
Past times of the Casino: the Marino allotments of 1917, Noel Carolan.
dublinstudies@dublincity.ie

21 Wed 7pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Royal Hotel, Main Street.
Walking tour of Seapoint Road and Quinsboro Road, Bray.

21 Wed 7pm
Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society, Dunne’s Stores, Upper George’s Street.
Guided walk of Northumberland Avenue, Dún Laoghaire, led by Colin Scudds.

21 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, Rathmichael School, Stonebridge Road, Shankill.
Leo Swan Memorial Lecture: Murder and mayhem in medieval Cork, Dagmar Ó Riain-Raedel. Adm. €5.

22 Thur 11am
OPW Phoenix Park, Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Blackhorse Avenue.
Tour of the largest military cemetery in Ireland, covering WWI, ANZAC and 1916 graves, including those who lost their lives on the RMS Leinster.

22 Thur 11.30am
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Ballywaltrim Library, Boghall Road.
17 August to 25 August 1944, James Scannell.

22 Thur 7pm
Old Dublin Society, Shankill Library, Library Road, Shankill.
A 1918 police shooting incident in Shankill, James Scannell.
shankilllib@dlrcoco.ie

22 Thur 7.30pm
Buchaillaí Bán na Bán Tíre, The White Country Inn, Banteer, Co. Cork.
Strawboys, mummers and mischief—Irish folk customs and their revival, Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc.

22 Thur 8pm
Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan.
The church and the parish of Urney, 1400–1800, Liam Kelly.

22 Thur 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, Rathmichael School, Stonebridge Road, Shankill.
Limerick: city of sieges and a broken treaty, Liam Irwin. Adm. €5.

23 Fri 11.30am
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Bray Library, Eglinton Road.
17 August to 25 August 1919, James Scannell.

23 Fri 2.30pm
OPW Phoenix Park, Arbour Hill Cemetery, Dublin 7.
Tour of Arbour Hill Cemetery, including 1916 graves.

23 Fri 7.30pm
St John’s Parish Heritage Group, Community Centre, Lecarrow, Co. Roscommon.
Remembering Lecarrow carnival times.

23 Fri 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, Rathmichael School, Stonebridge Road, Shankill.
Renaissance Galway: conversations with a map, Paul Walsh. Adm. €5.

24 Sat 11.30am–5pm
Battle of Aughrim Visitor Centre, Aughrim, Co. Galway.
Battle of Aughrim: game changer, various speakers.

24 Sat 1pm
Adelaide Memorial Church, Myshall Community Centre car park, Co. Carlow.
Guided tour of the church and Tober Bhride Park, led by John Kelly.

24 Sat 2pm
National Heritage Week, Ennis Friary, Abbey Street.
Scribes through the ages—monks and medieval manuscripts, Brendan Griffin.

25 Sun 2pm
Adelaide Memorial Church, Myshall Community Centre car park, Co. Carlow.
Guided tour of the church and Tober Bhride Park, led by John Kelly.

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