Lectures/Walks/Outings

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)

 

Wednesday March 22nd      ** please note change of date**

“The History of Dun Laoghaire Harbour” - The harbour over the past two hundred years 1817- 2017.      

Speaker:  Cormac Lowth.

 

Wednesday April 19th

 AGM including a short talk, “ Richard Brydges Beechey” –  Maritime artist who lived in Kingstown/Dun Laoghaire.  

Speaker Cormac Lowth.

 

Saturday 22nd April

HALF DAY OUTING – GPO 1916 EXHIBITION

Cost: €20 non-refundable. Payable to Dun Laoghaire Borough Historical Society through Anna Scudds, 7 Northumberland Park, Dun Laoghaire. Ph: 01-2806213 or book at our lectures.

Meet at Sandycove/Glasthule Dart Station Car Park  at 1.15 pm sharp. We will have a guided tour of the exhibition. We hope to be back in Glasthule around 5pm. Note: Only 29 places available so book early.

 

Wednesday May 17th

 “Beneath a Turkish Sky” – The Royal Dublin Fusiliers and the assault on Gallipoli.

Speaker:  Philip Lecane.

 

 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 4200

 

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

We have a Facebook pageDun 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.