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
Knocklyon History Society’s April 2016 event is their 1916 Commemorative Lecture titled
Thomas Clarke: Leader of the Rising
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.
The Rathfarnham Historical Society January Lecture will take place on Thursday 21 January 2016 at 8:00 p.m. in
The Church of Ireland Parish Centre in Rathfarnham Village
Susan Parkes will give a talk on ‘Education in the 19th Century’.
All Welcome. Admission for non-members is €4.
‘Women of the Irish Revolution’
A talk by
Author and Historian
Wednesday 13th. January at 7.45pm.
The Iona Centre, Knocklyon
Beside St. Colmcille’s Church
Admission: Members: €3 Friends: €4
All Welcome – No. 15 Bus to SuperValu, Knocklyon