Rathfarnham Historical Society Walk and Talk
“Rathfarnham – Touched by Faith, Surrounded by History”
Image from Patrick Comerford
Saturday 20th May
11.30 am (sharp)- Meet at the Moravian Graveyard, Whitechurch Road.
Duration approx. 1 hour 15 mins.
All are welcome – sub €4.00
The tour will include the ancient church, old and private graveyards, private houses, and famous people that lived in the area.
Knocklyon History Society May 2017 Talk
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‘Poets of the First World War’
an illustrated talk by Frank Tracy
Wednesday 10th May at 7:45 pm
The Iona Centre, Knocklyon, Dublin 16 (beside St. Columcille’s Church)
All welcome! Members: €3.00, Friends: €4.00
Volunteers at Church of the Annunciation, Rathfarnham. Courtesy of the Pearse Museum.
Rathfarnham Historical Society are holding a History Walk Commemorating ‘Pearse’s Own’ Rathfarnham 1916 Volunteers
on Saturday 29th April, commencing at 11.30 am
Meet outside the old cemetery gate in Rathfarnham Village (near AIB bank) at 11:30 am. The walk will proceed through the village finishing at the Pearse museum St Enda’s Park. The duration of the walk is approx. 90 minutes. Along the way you’ll pass the homes of most of the local volunteers who fought in the GPO in 1916.
All are welcome
Rathfarnham Historical Society will meet on Thursday 16th March at 8:00 pm in The Church of Ireland Parish Centre, Rathfarnham Village where a talk titled
‘Alleys, Annals and Anecdotes: a new look at Gilbert’s History of Dublin’
will be given by Séamus Ó Maitiú
All welcome, admission for non-members is €4
Knocklyon History Society’s January talk will take place in The Iona Centre, Idrone Avenue, Knocklyon, Dublin 16 (beside St. Colmcille’s Church) on Wednesday 11th January at 7:45 pm
Pat Murphy will give an illustrated talk on
The Story of the Asgard
All welcome! Cost to members is €3.00 and non-members is €4.00.
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’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.
October 11th – Life after the Twelve Locks by Mick Kinehan
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.
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