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
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.
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.
Wednesday 17th January 2018
“History of the Water Wags”
Speaker: Vincent Delany.
Wednesday 21st February 2018
“Information Sources for Dun Laoghaire History.
Speaker: Tom Conlon.
Wednesday 21st March 2018
“Ballycorus Lead Works”
Speaker: Rob Goodbody.
Wednesday 18th April 2018
AGM and Collectors/Treasure Night – A social night where people display and speak about their collections/treasures.
Saturday 21st April 2018
Half Day Trip to Glasnevin Cemetery. Guided tour and entrance to the Museum. Meet at Glasthule car park next to the Dart Station, at 1pm. Cost: €20:00 – to be paid in full when booking – places limited.
Wednesday 16th May 2018
“The Cheevers Family of Monkstown”
Speaker: Dr. Seamus Cannon
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.