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 due to the Covid 19 virus.
Summer Lecture Series (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 Lecture: 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
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 Mill Street by Claire Walsh