Programme of Events September 2019 to May 2020

 

DATE   TALK SPEAKER
SEPTEMBER 17th 2019

LONG TALK  –  The story of Chief O’Neill (of the Chicago Police ) & the saving of Irish Music. 
(How Irish traditional music was rescued from America in the 1930s, music clips, stage clips and the setting up of the Irish Music Archives)

Harry Bradshaw 
SEPTEMBER 17th 2019 SHORT TALK  – The Shooting of the Murray Brothers at Stillorgan, 1922   James Scannell
OCTOBER 15th 2019 LONG TALK – A new perspective on James Malton’s picturesque and descriptive views of the City of Dublin Dr Conor Lucey
OCTOBER 15th 2019 SHORT TALK – Windsor House Monkstown Philip Lecane
NOVEMBER 19th 2019 LONG TALK   Arctic exploration and search for Franklin’s lost expedition Kevin Cronin
NOVEMBER 19th 2019 AGM – NO SHORT TALK  
DECEMBER (Date to be agreed) 2019    DECEMBER XMAS EVENT Padraig Laffan and committee help.
JANUARY 21st 2020 LONG TALK  Women in the Irish Revolution Sinead McCoole
JANUARY 21st 2020 SHORT TALK– Early Society in South County Dublin Brian MacAongusa
FEBRUARY 18th 2020 LONG TALK – To be announced  
FEBRUARY 19th 2020 SHORT TALK     Famous Visits (Popes /Presidents /Royalty) Padraig Laffan
MARCH (Date to be agreed) 2020 LONG TALK  :- Family memories of the 1914-1924 period
(WWI, 1916, War of Independence, Civil War, The Constitution etc) 
All
MARCH (Date to be agreed)  2020 SHORT TALK  Objects of Historical Interest All
APRIL 21st 2020 LONG TALK – William Orpen Dominic Lee
APRIL 21st 2020 SHORT TALK– To be announced  
MAY 19th 2020 LONG TALK  – The 1922 Garda Strike Éanna De Búrca
MAY 19th  2020 SHORT TALK – The Vartry to Stillorgan Water Works Tony Keane