Talks and Visits, 2007 - 2006

Below is a list of activities organised by the Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society in 2007 and 2006.


Talks and Visits, 2007

18th January 2007

Talk by Jim Rees on ‘Captain Robert Halpin’

15th February 2007

Talk by Bryan MacMahon on ‘Miss Sandes and Soldiers' Homes:A Kerrywoman Known as Mother of the British Army’

22nd March 2007

Talk by James Scannell on ‘A Greystones Pot Pourri’

2nd April 2007

Visit to the Midlands taking in the Military Museum in the Curragh, Portarlington, sites in the area of Slieve Bloom Mountains, Clonmacnoise and the Tullamore Dew Centre

10th June 2007

Trip to Ram House Garden, County Wexford and Kilmacurragh Arboretum, County Wicklow

22nd July 2007

Trip to view Leonardo's Codex Leicester in the Chester Beatty Library

29th August 2007

Talk by Lt. Colonel Kevin Byrne on ‘The History of Air Travel in Ireland’

30th September 2007

Talk by Michael McGinley on ‘Grace Before Soup: Religion in Ireland in the 19th Century’

8th November 2007

Talk by Canon Robert Jennings on ‘Irish Victoria Crosses from two World Wars’

6th December 2007

Talk by Professor Terry Dolan on ‘St Laurence O’Toole’


Talks and Visits, 2006

11th January 2006

Talk by Pat Power on ‘Tom Moore and County Wicklow’

8th February 2006

Talk by Bryan MacMahon on ‘Eccentric Archbishop Richard Whately’

8th March 2006

Talk by James Scannell on ‘The MV Kerlogue’

10th April 2006

Visit to County Clare taking in the Hunt Museum in Limerick and Scattery Island

14th May 2006

Visit to Kildare to see the Japanese Gardens and sites associated with St Brigid of Kildare

10th June 2006

Visit to the Dublin City Library for Local History Group Day 2006

9th July 2006

Visit to Wexford taking in Tintern Abbey, Selskar Abbey and other places of interest

30th August 2006

The Jim Brennan Memorial Lecture given by Kevin Rahill on ‘The History of Lifeboats’

1st October 2006

Talk by Canon Robert Jennings on ‘Sir Albert Hime, First President of Natal’. A plaque was unveiled in the afternoon at his place of birth in Kilcoole

15th November 2006

Talk by Christiaan Corlett on ‘Vernacular Houses in Wicklow’

13th December 2006

Talk by Sheila Clarke on ‘A Journey Through Ashford’