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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 )

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 OUR OUTINGS

 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

By

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

2019

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                                                               

                              By

 19 Feb 2018       Main Talk         Richard Bridges Beechey – Naval Officer and Marine Artist 

By Cormac Lowth

19 Feb 2018       Short Talk           TO BE ANNOUNCED                                                              

By

19 March        Main Talk        TO BE ANNOUNCED  

By

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                              

                                                                                                                        By

21 May          Main Talk         TO BE ANNOUNCED 

By

21  May       Short Talk           Queen Victoria                              

 By Frank Woods

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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.