EVENTS

Published in Editorial, Issue 5 (September/October 2019), Volume 27

September

02 Mon 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Square South, Dublin 2.
Undimmed by the shadow of Rome? Ireland in a European world (100 BC–AD 500), Alexandra Guglielmi.

09 Mon 6.30pm
Rathmines Library, Dublin 6 (rathmineslibrary@dublincity.ie, 01-497 3539).
First Dáil and first shots, Maeve Casserly.

10 Tues 8pm
Genealogical Society of Ireland, Dún Laoghaire Further Education Institute, Cumberland Street.
Researching WWI military and naval records of Irish soldiers and sailors, Gerard White. Adm. €3.

10 Tues 8pm
Skerries Historical Society, Skerries Bowling Club, 1 Tennis Court Lawn.
Electricity in Skerries: ESB 1940–2005, Hugh Halpin.

11 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
Unequal treatment of IRA widows reflected the social hierarchy of the Free State, Pádraig Yeates.

17 Tues 8pm
Foxrock Local History Club, Parish Pastoral Centre, Foxrock RC church.
The story of Chief O’Neill and the saving of Irish music, Harry Bradshaw; The shooting of the Murray brothers at Stillorgan in 1922, James Scannell. Adm. €5.

18 Wed 8pm
Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society, Royal Marine Hotel.
Old South Dublin manufacturing firms, Frank Barry. Adm. €3.

19 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Royal Hotel, Bray.
The 1867 Bray Head derailment, James Scannell. Adm. €5.

20 Fri 7.30pm
Kerry Archaeological & Historical Society, CoI church, Killarney.
Culture Night Lecture: The Wran in Kerry, Patricia O’Hare.

21 Sat 2.30pm
County Kildare Archaeological Society, Kilcullen Heritage Centre.
An industrious landscape—the archaeology of the Sallins bypass, Noel Dunne. Adm. €5.

21–22 Sat–Sun
Ruairí Ó Brádaigh Autumn School, Gleesons Hotel, Roscommon.
hayden.tallaght@gmail.com, 087-9374277.

23 Mon 8pm
Offaly Historical & Archaeological Society, Bury Quay, Tullamore.
Poverty and poor relief in pre-Famine King’s County (Offaly), Ciarán McCabe.

23 Mon 8pm
Thomond Archaeological & Historical Society, Room T.1.17, Tara Building, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick.
Democratic revolution? The First Dáil, 1919–21, Mel Farrell.

24 Tues 8pm
Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, Angling Centre.
Troublesome Howth women, Philip O’Connor. Adm. €5.

25 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
Roe’s distillery, Thomas Street, and the Roe family, Seán J. Murphy.

26 Thurs 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Square South, Dublin 2.
Irish literature and the historiography of eighteenth-century Ireland, Vincent Morley.

27 Fri 8pm
Sligo Field Club, Sligo IT Education Centre.
Michael Collins’s Sligo jail journal, Phelim Brady.

October

01 Tues 8pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs.
Lt. Edward Hempenstall, the ‘Walking Gallows’ of 1798, in Wicklow lore, Séan A. Murphy. Adm. €3.

04–06 Fri–Sun
North Wexford History & Heritage Festival, Gorey, various venues.
Seminar on the ‘decade of centenaries’; annual Byrne-Perry lecture; schools essay competition; walking tours.

05 Sat 10am
Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
War of Independence seminar, various speakers and subjects.

05 Sat 10am
Western Front Association (Irish branches), Dublin Port offices, Alexandra Road.
Seminar: Hinge of the twentieth century: the aftermath of the First World War, Gary Sheffield, Gerry White, Lar Joye. Adm. €15.

07 Mon 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Square South, Dublin 2.
‘For greatness resembling a mountain’: recent archaeological research in Glendalough, Graeme Warren.

09 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
The Liffey’s place in the development of Dublin, Christpher Moriarty.

10 Thur 8pm
Rathfarnham Historical Society, Memorial Hall.
The shadow war: Michael Collins and the politics of violence, Joe Connell.

15 Tues 7pm
Clondalkin Library, Monastery Road.
The shadow war: Michael Collins and the politics of violence, Joe Connell.

15 Tues 8pm
Foxrock Local History Club, Parish Pastoral Centre, Foxrock RC Church.
A new perspective on James Malton’s picturesque and descriptive views of the City of Dublin, Conor Lucey; Windsor House, Monkstown, Philip Lecane. Adm. €5.

16 Wed 7pm
Lucan Library, Unit 33, shopping centre.
The shadow war: Michael Collins and the politics of violence, Joe Connell.

16 Wed 8pm
Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society, Royal Marine Hotel.
The Oratory [formerly Dominican Convent]: this hidden gem decorated in the Celtic style by Sister Concepta Lynch, Liz Pilkington. Adm. €3.

17 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Royal Hotel.
The shadow war: Michael Collins and the politics of violence, Joe Connell.
Adm. €5.

17 Thur 8pm
Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society, Holy Rosary Centre.
The Kennedys of Mount Kennedy, Theresa Hicks.

22 Tues 8pm
Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, Angling Centre.
The history of the Post Office, Stephen Ferguson. Adm. €5.

23 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse Street.
Managing money in early eighteenth-century Ireland: Swift and money, Brendan Twomey.

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