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)

 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 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.