Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the De Havilland Chipmunk service in The Irish Air Corps
You are invited to attend a symposium in Collins Barracks, National Museum of Ireland on January 14th 2012 at 2.30pm
Guest Speakers include: Brigadier General Paul Fry, General Officer Commanding Irish Air Corps, Russ Kane, Former Irish Air Corps Chipmunk Flight Instructor, Boeing 747 Captain, Aviation Consultant, Clive Denny, MD Vintage Fabrics, Historic Aircraft Display Pilot and Michael Whelan, author, historian, and poet.
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The tenth Annual Leo Swan Memorial Lecture
Pilgrimage in Medieval Ireland: Recent Archaeological Discoveries along St. Kevin’s Pilgrims’ Road to Glendalough
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.
Tallaght Historical Society’s March Lecture will take place at the County Library, Tallaght on Thursday 18th March at 8:00 p.m. The lecture will be given by Aimee Curran on the subject of Cumman na mBan – she’ll be looking at the history of the organisation from the point of view of the involvement of three different types of women; a society lady, an urban working class woman and a rural woman. All welcome!
The lecture will be preceded by a committee meeting at 7:30 and new members are always welcome.
The Irish Air Corps has operated from Casement Aerodrome in Baldonnel for nearly 90 years and has in that time been a constant presence in the skies over South Dublin County. In times of peace and war, fair weather and foul, day and night, the air has hummed to the sound of beating propellers or whining jets as Air Corps aircraft and their crews have passed overhead in the course of their duty.
South Dublin County Council is pleased to host South Dublin Skies and the Irish Air Corps since 1922 at RUA RED, an exhibition offering a unique opportunity to learn more about the Air Corps, its equipment, personnel, and its illustrious service to the State.
It runs from 6th to 17th October at RUA RED, South Dublin Arts Centre, Tallaght. www.ruared.ie