Events

Published in Editorial, Issue 2 (March/April 2020), Volume 28

MARCH

02 Mon 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Square South.
Embodying the past: commemorating history through the arts, Kelly Fitzgerald (RSAI), Valerie Connor (Curator), Louise Lowe (ANU Productions), Brenda Malone (NMI).

02 Mon 8pm
Thomond Archaeological & Historical Society, T.1.17, Tara Building, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick.
Richard Hayes, codebreaker, Marc McMenamin.

03 Tues 8pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs.
The second wave of Irish feminism, Catriona Crowe. Adm. €3.

04 Wed 8pm
Cork Historical & Archaeological Society, Crawford Gallery.
Iconography: past and future histories and how the Irish have avoided it, Colum Hourihane.

04 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, Rathmichael NS, Stonebridge Road.
Wolfe Tone, Matilda and family, Larry Breen. Adm. €5.

05 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre, North Avenue.
The untold story of Richard Hayes, codebreaker, Mark McMenamin. Adm. €4/€2.

10 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square.
Hanging around Kilmainham: 1796–1910, Micheál O’Doiblin.

11 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
On the banks of the Dodder, Ged Walsh.

11 Wed 8pm
Malahide Historical Society, Presbyterian Church Hall, Dublin Road.
The Southern Cross flight from Portmarnock, 1930, and its global navigation, Garry Ahern. Adm. €5. 

12 Thur 8pm
Kilmacud Stillorgan Local History Society, Glenalbyn Sports Club.
Baggot Street Hospital 60 years ago, Michael Pegum. Adm. €3.

13 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road.
Egypt saved: the first battle of El Alamein, July 1942, Christopher Dorman-O’Gowan.

18 Wed 8pm
Dún Laoghaire Borough Historical Society, Royal Marine Hotel.
Carriglea House, Kill Avenue, David Doyle. Adm. €3.

18 Wed 8pm
Meath Archaeological & Historical Society, Kells Old Courthouse Tourist Hub.
Annual Séamus MacGabhann Lecture: The second reformation in nineteenth-century north Meath, Marion Rogan.

23 Mon 8pm
Thomond Archaeological & Historical Society, T.1.17, Tara Building, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick.
Carson and Irish America, Una Bromell.

25 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
Dublin’s tramways—the first generation, Clifton Flewitt.

26 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Square South.
Annual Próinséas Ní Chatháin Lecture: Cnuasaigh de laoithe fiannaíochta i lámhscríbhinní iarchlasaiceacha na Gaeilge, Síle Ní Mhurchú.

26 Thur 8pm
Rathmines, Ranelagh & Rathgar Historical Society, Rathmines Town Hall.
Liam Devlin, Dublin toffee-maker and public figure, John Healey. Adm. €3.

APRIL

01 Wed 8pm
Rathmichael Historical Society, Rathmichael NS, Stonebridge Road.
Mary Mulligan, neighbour to Countess Markievicz, Peadar Curran. Adm. €5.

02 Thur 8pm
Cork Historical & Archaeological Society, Parish Centre, Western Road, Clonakilty.
Between Glandore and New York: Judge Daniel Colohan and the Irish Revolution 1912–1922, Michael Doorley. All welcome.

02 Thur 8pm
Mount Merrion Historical Society, Community Centre, North Avenue.
The sack of Balbriggan, Brendan Matthews. Adm. €4/€2.

03 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, South Circular Road.
An empire in search of subjects: Catholic Irish and the British army in the eighteenth century, Macdara Dwyer.

04 Sat 10am
Westmeath Archaeological & Historical Society, Greville Arms Hotel, Mullingar.
Annual conference: Ireland & Westmeath in 1920—Eve Morrison on Ernie O’Malley’s diaries; Paul Hughes on local constitutional politics; Declan Power on local intelligence networks; Ruth Illingworth on Mullingar in 1920. WHAHS.ie.

04 Sat 2.30pm
Western Front Association (Dublin Branch), Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
Guinness Roll of Honour, Nigel Henderson.

06 Mon 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Square South.
Crafting connections: domestic building in Dublin in the eighteenth century, Melanie Hayes.

06 Mon 8pm
Thomond Archaeological & Historical Society, T.1.17, Tara Building, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick.
The life and death of Winnie Barrington 1897–1921, Brian Murphy.

07 Tues 8pm
Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs.
Paul Henry and the Moderns, Eimear O’Connor. Adm. €3.

08 Wed 8pm
Malahide Historical Society, Presbyterian Church Hall, Dublin Road.
The creation of Howth Harbour, Rob Goodbody. Adm. €5. 

09 Thur 8pm
Kilmacud Stillorgan Local History Society, Glenalbyn Sports Club.
Ballycorus lead mines, Rob Goodbody. Adm. €3.

14 Tues 7pm
Tallaght Historical Society, County Library, The Square.
Ireland’s ancient stones (the story of prehistoric Ireland), John Dolan.

16 Thur 8pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Royal Hotel.
Dublin Opinion magazine (1922–1958), Felix Larkin. Adm. €6.

21 Tues 7pm
Meath Archaeological & Historical Society, St Columban’s, Dalgan Park, Navan.
AGM followed by A case for the archives: the Judge Diarmuid Fawsitt papers, Julitta Clancy.

21 Tues 8pm
Foxrock Local History Club, Pastoral Centre, Foxrock RC Church.
William Orpen, Dominic Lee; The story of the stained glass window in Foxrock Church, Liam Clare. Adm. €5.

22 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
Voters and politicians—elections and local government in north Dublin during the lifetime of the rural district council, 1898–1925, Declan Brady.

23 Thur 7.30pm
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Square South.
Saluting Ireland’s Antarctic explorers, Michael Smith.

30 Thur 8pm
Rathmines, Ranelagh & Rathgar Historical Society, Rathmines Town Hall.
Watson’s nurseries in Clontarf and Killiney, 1844–1967, Bernardine Ruddy. Adm. €3.

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