Lectures/Walks/Outings – 2017
26th Edition of our Journal now available
Please note that Annual Membership Subscriptions are due on January 1st
Single €10:00 Family €15:00 Retired/Unwaged €8:00 Retired Family €12:00
Lectures take place in The Royal Marine Hotel, Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire at 8 p.m.
Admission Fee : €3.00 (From January 2017)
Saturday July 8th – Summer Outing
Guided Tours of Fore Abbey – an old Benedictine Abbey & Tullynally Castle – The Pakenhams settled there in the 17th century
Cost:€55.00 – includes tea/coffee & scone break in the morning and dinner in the evening. To book a place see Brendan McGovern at our lectures or phone him on 086 273 420
Wednesday 23rd August 2017
Heritage Week – Guided Walk by Alice Cullen
“Dalkey Town & Coastal Walk” Meet at the RC church car park at 7 pm
Wednesday 20th September 2017
“ The Martello Towers of the Dublin Coastline”, a comprehensive history of these unique defensive fortifications.
Speaker: Rob Goodbody.
Sunday 24th – Tuesday 26th September 2017
AUTUMN TOUR OF THE MIDLANDS & ENVIRONS
Places are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Payment no later than Wednesday 22 March 2017 (Based on 30 travelling) €250 per person sharing twin/double room. Single Supplement €60
The Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise – 2 Nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
Guided tours of the following:
Harristown-Brannockstown, Kildare, Emo Court-Laois, Mountmellick Embroidery Museum-Laois, Fancroft Mill-Tipp., Roscrea Castle & Damer House-Tipp., Ollie Hayes’s Bar-Moneygall-Offaly, Donaghmore Famine Workhouse Museum-Laois, Holycross Abbey-Tipp & Charleville Castle-Offaly
Cheque payable to “Dun Laoghaire Borough Historical Society”. Send cheque with name(s), address and telephone/mobile/email to: Maria O’Flaherty, 29 Northumberland Ave, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin. Mob: 087 288 4069
Wednesday 18th October 2017
****A repeat lecture by popular demand****
“ History of Dun Laoghaire Harbour”, aspects of the harbour over
the past two hundred years.
Speaker: Cormac Lowth.
Wednesday 15th November 2017
“The Complete Guide to the Statues and Sculptures of Dublin”
Speaker: Neal Doherty.
Wednesday 6th December 2017
“A History of Old Dun Laoghaire with Slides”
Speaker: Seamus O’Connor.
We have a Facebook page – Dun Laoghaire Borough Historical Society – please sign up to view all our activities.
To contact the Federation of Local History Societies, go to – www.localhistory.ie – to view all the activities
Book Stall available at all our meetings
Street History /Kingstown – Dun Laoghaire, Carrickbrennan Graveyard, Pavilion, Glasthule Book, Artists & Writers of the Borough – all at €6:00
Some back issues available at reduced rate – €3:00, secure some of the journals you are missing. Post and packaging: – Ireland €2:50 UK & rest of the world €4:00.
.Hon Sec: Anna Scudds, 7 Northumberland Park, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin. PH:(01)2806213 not after 9pm local time.