Rathfarnham Historical Society
Meeting on Thursday 1 June 2017 at 8 P.M. in the Church of Ireland Parish Centre, Rathfarnham Village
John Dolan will give a lecture on
THE IRISH FOLKLORE COMMISSION
All welcome, admission for non-members: 4 Euro
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.
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
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.
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.
Rathfarnham Historical Society will meet on Thursday 29 October 2015 at 8 P.M. in The Church of Ireland Parish Centre, Main Street, Rathfarnham Village.
The Dublin and Blessington Steam Tram at Templeogue. Photo: H.C. Casserley (South Dublin Libraries)
A talk on The Dublin and Blessington Steam Tramway will be given by Roger White (Secretary and Treasurer of the Society)
Note: the talk will be preceded by a short video on the old Landy’s Bakery in the Village. All welcome! Admission for non-members is €4