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 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.