This year's Leo Swan Memorial Lecture will take place in the County Library, Tallaght on Tuesday 13th December at 7:00 p.m. Neil Jackman of Abarta Heritage, who led the recent archaeological project at the Hell Fire Club, will speak about the project and its findings, including the exciting discovery of megalithic art. All welcome! For... Continue Reading →
Tallaght Historical Society have just announced their series of lectures for 2013-14. All lectures take place at the County Library, Tallaght and all are welcome. Tuesday 10th September 2013 @ 7:00 pm Tallaght in Transition from Ancient to Modern Chris Flood Tuesday 8th October 2013 @ 7:00 pm Ireland’s Underwater Archaeological Heritage Cormac Lowth Tuesday 29th October... Continue Reading →
The following events will take place in Castletymon Library to mark History & Heritage 2013. Monday August 19th 11am-12:30pm Heritage Card-making Workshop with Ann Foster. Tuesday August 20th 11am Genealogy: An Introduction: Talk by genealogist Carol Collins Thursday September 12th 11.45am: Malachi Horan Remembers, a talk by Tomas Maher, illustrated with slides : Monday September 23rd: 9.45am: Introduction to Archaeology-... Continue Reading →
Our knowledge of the Bronze Age is informed by chance discoveries and survival of artefacts from this period of prehistory. The main evidence for the period consists of metalwork finds in a number of graves and the pottery found alongside. The Greenhills area was particularly suited for sand quarrying and a number of archaeological finds... Continue Reading →
This article is taken from Tomás Maher’s talk Tallaght Through the Ages which was Tallaght Historical Society’s January Lecture. It was also published in The Echo on February 23rd. When Eugene O’Curry, working on behalf of the Ordnance Survey, visited Tallaght in 1837 he reported on the Friar's Walk. It was at that time within... Continue Reading →
The tenth Annual Leo Swan Memorial Lecture Pilgrimage in Medieval Ireland: Recent Archaeological Discoveries along St. Kevin’s Pilgrims’ Road to Glendalough by Aidan O’Sullivan, UCD School of Archaeology. At The County Library, Library Square, Tallaght, Dublin 24 on Wednesday 9th November 2011 at 7:00 p.m. All Welcome!