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 6th 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


These lectures will be delivered by Zoom. If you are not a member and are not on our mailing list and would like to view the lectures, please send your e-mail address to info@rathmichaelhistoricalsociety.ie


Note that the delivery mode of the following lectures will be decided following a review of the August lectures.


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

Wednesday 4th November: The Shadow War: Michael Collins and the Politics of Violence by Joe Connell

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


2021 Programme

Wednesday 6th January: AGM, followed by Mary Mulligan: Neighbour to Countess Markievicz by Peadar Curran

Wednesday 3rd February: Talk by Mark Clinton.Title to be decided.

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

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.