Talks and Visits, 2003 - 2002

Below is a list of activities organised by the Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society in 2003 and 2002.


Talks and Visits, 2003

15th January 2003

Talk by Pat Power entitled ‘The Vartry Reservoir’

12th February 2003

Talk by James Scannell on the subject of ‘Hermann Goertz’

12th March 2003

Talk by Christiaan Corlett on ‘The Antiquities of West Mayo’

14th April 2003

Visit to Mayo

May 2003

Mystery Tour of South Dublin (Killiney, Shankill, Carrickmines)

13th June 2003

Visit to the Vartry Reservoir, the Synge Farmhouse and Druid’s Glen Golf Course House

July 2003

Visit to Butterstream Gardens and Trim Castle

3rd September 2003

The Jim Brennan Memorial Lecture given by Professor Donal MacCartney on 'The Life of Charles Stuart Parnell’

October 2003

Talks by Michael McGinley and David La Touche (from Oregon) on the La Touches followed by a visit to Kilruddery House

12th November 2003

Talk by Myles Cullen on ‘The Byrnes of Bolenaskea – Tracing the Roots of the Byrne Family from the Seventeenth Century to the Present Day’

10th December 2003

Talk by Dr Patrick Geoghegan on ‘Robert Emmett’


Talks and Visits, 2002

23rd January 2002

Talk by Liam Hackett on ‘Archaeological Finds at the Cullenmore Hotel’

13th February 2002

Talk by James Scannell on ‘Captain Fogarty – Fegan’

13th March 2002

Talks by Dennis Shannon and Noel McEvoy on ‘The Renovation of Marley House and Gardens’

8th April 2002

Trip to Donegal and Derry

19th May 2002

Guided tour of Victorian Bray by Jim Scannell

9th June 2002

Visit to City Hall, the National Print Museum and the Jameson Distillery

17th July 2002

Visit to Farmleigh

8th September 2002

The Jim Brennan Memorial Lecture given by Senator Maurice Manning on ‘Michael Collins’

7th November 2002

Talk by Christiaan Corlett on ‘The Antiquities of Rathdrum’

11th December 2002

Talk by Eva O’Cathaoir on ‘The Further Adventures of the Edwards Family’