Rathfarnham Historical Society November Meeting

Rathfarnham Historical Society will hold their November meeting tomorrow, 3rd November, at 8:00 pm in the Church of Ireland Parish Centre, Rathfarnham Village.

Chairman of the Society, Gregory O’Connor, will give a talk titled

‘Glimpses of Life in Rathfarnham at the Turn of the 20th Century’

All welcome! Admission for non-members is €4.00.

Tallaght Historical Society Talks 2016/17

Tallaght Historical Society’s Lectures for the 2016/17 season have commenced. All lectures take place at 7:00 p.m. in the County Library, Tallaght, and all are welcome. No booking required.

2016

October 11th – Life after the Twelve Locks by Mick KinehanTaylors Map of Tallaght 1816 showing the many mills in the area

November 8th – Dublin from Old Photographs by Cormac Lowth

November 22nd – The Shape we’re in: the history of the map of Ireland by Michael Keyes

December 13th – Leo Swan Memorial Lecture – Archaeologist Neil Jackman will give a talk on his recent findings at the Hell Fire Club.

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2017

January 10th – History of the Garda Siochána by Gerry Lovett

February 14th – A History of the GAA by David Griffith

March 14th – Edward Trevor, beast of Kilmainham by Michael Ó Doibhilín

April 11th – If those Trees Could Speak: the Massys of Killakee by Frank Tracy

May 9th – History of Ireland’s Round Towers by John Dolan

May 23rd – The Collection of the Irish Air Corps Museum by Michael Whelan

June 13th – Dublin Housing in the 1800s by Seán Bagnall

Knocklyon History Society 1916 Lecture

Knocklyon History Society’s April 2016 event is their 1916 Commemorative Lecture titled

Thomas Clarke: Leader of the Rising

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Postcard of Norman Dewar’s portrait of Thomas J. Clarke, courtesy of the National Library of Ireland. 

which will be given by Helen Litton, author and grandniece of Tom Clarke

Wednesday 13th April at 7:45 p.m. at the Iona Centre, beside St. Colmcille’s Church, Knocklyon.

All welcome. Admission is €3 for members and €4 for friends.