Talks and Visits, 2015 - 2014

Below is a list of activities organised by the Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society in 2015 and 2014. Those with light blue coloured text have some related material. Click on the text to look at this.


Talks and Visits, 2015

22nd January 2015

Talk by Yvonne Whitty: 'The Story of Preban Graveyard'

26th February 2015

Talk by Pat Power: 'The Story of the Arklow Munitions'

19th March 2015

Presentation of Radhrac Videos

30th March 2015

Four day trip to Donegal

24th May 2015

A trip to Dublin to see the Little Museum of Dublin, the National Museum at Collins Barracks and the Garden of Remembrance

21st June 2015

A trip to County Louth to visit Melifont Abbey, Monasterboice, and Collon House and Gardens

26th July 2015

A trip to Kilkenny to visit Kilkenny Castle, Rothe House and Gardens, and St Mary's Church, Gowran

30th August 2015

A visit to Wexford to view Craanford Mills, Coolattin House, the Preban Graveyard and the War Memorial at Woodenbridge, Co Wicklow

25th September 2015

La Touche Legacy and the GAHS 2nd Festival of History: Reflections on the Great War & the Easter Rising, 1916

22nd October 2015

Talk by Seamus (Jago) Haydon: 'Greystones: Picturing the Past by Examining Its Images'

19th November 2015

Talk by Colin Short: 'A Wicklow Tour in 1852'

8th December 2015

A visit to the Glendalough Hotel for an afternoon of music, song and conversation


Talks and Visits, 2014

16th January 2014

Talk by Peadar Slattery: 'Photography in Ireland, 1838-1900'

15th February 2014

Presentation by the Society of a copy of the book Fred to Greystones Library

20th February 2014

Talk by Michael Seery: 'Education in Wicklow: From Parish Schools to National Schools'

20th March 2014

The Society's AGM and a talk by Christy Fox: 'The Story of Family Members in World War I'

14th to 17th April 2014

Visit to County Kerry

18th May 2014

Visit to Dublin to see Henrietta Street, St Audeon's Church and Farmleigh House

27th July 2014

Visit to Newtownbarry House and Gardens, Adelaide Memorial Church in Myshall and Carlow Museum

21st September 2014

Visit to Wells House and Gardens in Gorey, the 1798 Visitors Centre in Enniscorthy and Enniscorthy Castle Museum

26th - 28th September 2014

In conjunction with the La Touche Legacy, the Society presented Festival of History

23rd October 2014

Talk by Jim Rees: 'The Fitzwilliam Clearances'

20th November 2014

Talk by Edmond O'Donovan: 'The Archaeology of Early Church Sites in Dublin and Wicklow'

19th December 2014

Visit to the Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire for the Christmas Concert, starring Emer Quinn