Talks and Visits, 2005 - 2004

Below is a list of activities organised by the Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society in 2005 and 2004.


Talks and Visits, 2005

12th January 2005

Talk by Emmett O’Byrne on ‘Carrickmines’

9th February 2005

Talk by Pat Power on ‘George Petrie and His Wicklow Sketches’

21st March 2005

Visit to County Cavan

13th April 2005

Talk by James Scannell on ‘The Tragedy in Kilquade in 1934’

14th May 2005

Visit to Chester Beatty Library, Dublinia, Christchurch Cathedral and Kilmainham Gaol

12th June 2005

Visit to the Cavan County Museum

10th July 2005

Visit, with Pat Power guiding, to the highways and byways of County Wicklow with a theme ‘In the Footsteps of Petrie’

21st September 2005

The Jim Bennan Memorial Lecture given by Carole Holohan on ‘The Golden Jubilee: The Legacy of a Heroic Generation’

2nd October 2005

Talk by Matthias Fleckinstein on 'The History of Wurtzburg'

27th October 2005

Launch of Peter McNiff's book Railway Encounters

9th November 2005

Talk by Peter McNiff on ‘How William Dargan Came to Greystones’

30th November 2005

Talk by Christiaan Corlett on ‘The Bronze Age in Wicklow’


Talks and Visits, 2004

14th January 2004

Talk by Christiaan Corlett on ‘Grace O’Malley’

11th February 2004

Talk by Pat Power on ‘James Gillray, Caricaturist’

25th February 2004

Launch of Volume 4 of the Society's Journal

10th March 2004

Talk by James Scannell on ‘John O’Reilly and John Kenny – The Irishmen Who Spied for Germany in World War II’

5th April 2004

Trip to Killarney, County Kerry taking in Muckross House and the Blasket Island Centre

9th May 2004

Visit to New Ross taking in the Dunbrody Famine Ship and the (John Fitzgerald Kennedy) Johnstown Arboretum

13th June 2004

Visit to Baltinglass Abbey, Holywood Church and Tinnahely

11th July 2004

Visit to Ardgillan and Malahide Castles

September 2004

The Jim Brennan Memorial Lecture was given by Donal Laffan who talked about ‘1916’

10th November 2004

Talk by Jim Rees on ‘Newcastle and Ballyvolan Surplus People 1849’

26th November 2004

Launch of Peter McNiff's book Stories from a Small Town