2020 LECTURES

Evening Lectures  2020 at 8:00 pm in Rathmichael School, Stonebridge Road, Shankill, Co. Dublin - View Location

Wednesday 8th January: The Doubedat Scandal
by Richard Dolan

Wednesday 5th February: The Life and Times of William Orpen
by Dominic Lee

Wednesday 4th March: Wolfe Tone, Matilda and Family
by Larry Breen

Wednesday 1st April: Mary Mulligan: Neighbour to Countess Markievicz
by Peadar Curran.  Note that this lecture was postponed to 13th January 2021.

 

Summer Lecture Series 17th to 21st August (Via Zoom)

Monday 17th August: Dronehenge: the Discovery of a Giant Late Neolithic Monument near Newgrange by Anthony Murphy

Tuesday 18th August: Early Irish Sculpture and the Art of the High Crosses by Roger Stalley

Wednesday 19th August: The Leo Swan Memorial LectureGlendalough: the Best Preserved Early Monastery in the World by Chris Corlett

Thursday 20th August: Carriglea House: Witness to History by David Doyle

Friday 21st August: Uncovering the historic port: The Alexandra Basin Redevelopment project by Niall Brady

 

Note that the following lectures upto April 2021 will be delivered to the members by Zoom. After that date, the delivery mode will be reviewed. If you are not already a member and would like to have access to the entire lecture programme (15 lectures) upto December 2021, you should join the society now. The membership fee is €25 for an individual or €30 for a family. It is fantastic value.

 

Wednesday 7th October: Old Houses of Shankill by Peter Pearson

Wednesday 4th November: The Trees of Ireland in an Historical Context by John Ducie

Wednesday 2nd December: 19th Century Suburbs of Monkstown and Glasthule by Laura Johnstone

 

2021 Programme

Wednesday 13th January: AGM, followed by Mary Mulligan: Neighbour to Countess Markievicz by Peadar Curran

Wednesday 3rd February: By the Way 2: Public Art in Ireland by Anne Lane

Wednesday 3rd March: To be decided

Wednesday 7th April: Excavations at Newmarket and Millstreet by Claire Walsh

Members of the public are welcome to attend all lectures. The entrance fee for non-members is €5. This includes tea/coffee and biscuits.