Lectures Autumn 2022

Lectures take place in The Royal Marine Hotel, Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire at 8pm.

Please note that Annual Membership Subscriptions were due on January 1st 2022.

Single: €10:00. Family: €15:00. Retired/Unwaged: €8:00. Retired Family: €12:00.

Entrance to lectures:  €3:00

*Please note that our lecture in October is the second Wednesday not the usual 3rd one *

 We will be launching  Journal No. 32  (2023) at the October Lecture

 Wednesday -12th October                   “Houses for WW1 ex-servicemen in Dun Laoghaire & 


                                                                    Speaker: Dermot O’Riordan. 


 Wednesday – November 16th           “Artefacts and their stories – Dun Laoghaire –   Rathdown”                                                                                 

                                                                     Speaker: Peter Pearson

 Wednesday – December 7th             “Did you notice?”  

                                                                   Speaker: Seamus Cannon.



Dún Laoghaire Journal No. 32 (2023) will be launched at the October lecture -12th October, second Wednesday, not the usual 3rd one

It is available from the following shops:

  Dalkey News, Castle Street, Dalkey (New Outlet)

• Eason, Marine Road, Dún Laoghaire

• Dubray, Dún Laoghaire Shopping Centre

• Hewett Newsagent, Monkstown

• Eamonn’s Bookshop, Sandycove

• From our Hon Sec – Send cheque for €11.50 (this includes €4.50 p&p) to: Anna Scudds, 7 Northumberland Park, Dún Laoghaire Co. Dublin

Hope everyone is keeping well and looking forward to when lectures can recommence.

Kind regards



Kilshannig House, Co Cork

“Dun Laoghaire Borough Historical Society”

 Autumn Tour of Tipperary, Cork & Carlow.

Sunday 19 – Tuesday  21 September 2021


COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Dear Member/s & Friends
The committee of Dun Laoghaire Borough Historical Society has decided to cancel our monthly lectures until further notice. We hope to re-schedule them sometime in the future.

Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
Kind regards


The Aims of the Society are to promote and sustain an interest in the Culture, Heritage and History of Ireland, with particular regard to the Dun Laoghaire Area.

FountainThe Dun Laoghaire Borough Historical Society was started by a number of people who came together out of a love of local environment, its history, and its environs. The first meeting was in the rooms of Dun Laoghaire Credit Union, at 21 Longford Terrace, Monkstown on the 21st April 1978.

The Dun Laoghaire Borough Historical Society is a Member of the Federation of Local History Societies and is supported by local business.