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In 2018 the Society celebrates its 40th Anniversary, founded in April 1978.  We have hosted 40 years of lectures/walks and annual outings. This year we produced the 27th edition of our history journal, containing social and built history of Dun Laoghaire and its environs.

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Wednesday  17th January 2018   

“History of the Water Wags”

Speaker: Vincent Delany.

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

Admission Fee : €3.00 

 

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.