Lectures/Walks/Outings –  2018

27th 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

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 have produced the 27th edition of our history journal, containing social and built history of Dun Laoghaire and its environs.

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


 Saturday 14th July 2018

Summer Outing to Athy & Carlow

Huntington Castle

We will be visiting Athy Heritage Centre and Huntington Castle – the house is still lived in by the original builders, a fascinating castle built around a tower house dating back to 1625.

Cost: €55.00 to include Tea/Coffee break & Dinner

To book a place contact Brendan McGovern on 086-2734200 

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.