FOXROCK LOCAL HISTORY CLUB MEETINGS 2017-2018
All Welcome Admission: € 5.00 Members free
If you have not already done so, you may decide to become a member. You may do so at this meeting €25 for the season.
As you will see the cost per meeting is €5 and we have eight meeting in the year, so annual membership is a really great bargain. Join tonight and avail of free entry.
All our publications are available at our meetings.
(Full list here on web. See All our Publications page )
Sunday 17th June 2018 Annual all day Coach Tour Details are visiting Birr Castle and Science Museum and Telescope, Damer House Roscrea. Tea/coffee break in Gandon House on the way and lunch in Birr Castle. A wonderful day our in Ireland’s Ancient East.
Cost EUR 55.00 per person.
Cheques payable to:-
the Foxrock Local History Club.
c/o Myles Reid, 34 Clonkeen Drive, Foxrock, Dublin 18E8P5 (Mobile 087-9337475)
PLEASE PAY BEFORE 4th JUNE IF POSSIBLE AS BUS FILLS AND WE NEED TO CONFIRM OUR NUMBERS
18 Sept 2018 Main Talk Pearl and Alfonso – a Foxrock and Spanish connection in the 1920’s and 30’s
By John Porter
18 Sept 2018 Short Talk Murder incident in Deansgrange during the Civil War
By Jim Scannell
16 October Short Talk The Anglo Normans and their influences in our area
By Brian MacAongusa
16 October Main Talk To be announced
20 November No Short Talk A.G.M.
20 November Main Talk The Armistice of Nov 1918
By Ronan McGreevy
11 Dec (Date To be confirmed) SOME CHRISTMAS THEMED HISTORY AND RELATED ITEMS EVENT
15 Jan Main Talk John Feeney – Forgotten Irish Tenor from Mayo By Harry Bradshaw
15 Jan Short Talk Main talk will be for the full night
19 Feb 2018 Main Talk Richard Bridges Beechey – Naval Officer and Marine Artist
By Cormac Lowth
19 Feb 2018 Short Talk TO BE ANNOUNCED
19 March Main Talk TO BE ANNOUNCED
19 March Short Talk Horace Plunkett – his life and work and his Foxrock connection
By Declan Ryan
16 April Main Talk Cherrywood – Past, Present and Future
By Myles Reid
16 April Short Talk TO BE ANNOUNCED
21 May Main Talk TO BE ANNOUNCED
21 May Short Talk Queen Victoria
By Frank Woods
Our meetings commences at 20:00, starting with the short talk for 20 to 30 mins max. This is then followed by the long talk. A questions and answers follow the talks. Then a vote of thanks. After, join in for a cup of tea and chat. If you were shy to ask questions you can talk to the speakers at this informal chat.