Talks and Visits, 1999 - 1998

Below is a list of activities organised by the Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society in 1999 and 1998.


Talks and Visits, 1999

January 1999

Talk by Pat Power on ‘Religious Strife in Arklow at the Turn of the Century’

February 1999

Talk by James Scannell on ‘The Sinking of the Lusitania’

10th March 1999

Talk by John Ducie on ‘The Historic Gardens of Sounth County Dublin and North County Wicklow’

April 1999

Visit to Waterford

May 1999

A walking tour of Georgian Dublin followed by a visit to Collins Barracks

July 1999

Visit to Cashel and Cahir Castle

October 1999

Talk by Sergio Benedetti on ‘The Art of the La Touches’ followed by a visit to Marley Park

November 1999

Talk by Colin Scudds on ‘The Coach Roads, 1720 to 1830’

December 1999

Talk by Pat Power on ‘The Wicklow Grand Jury’


Talks and Visits, 1998

January 1998

Talk by Eva O’Cathaoir on ‘Colonel Edwards of Oldcourt’

February 1998

Talk by Annette Camier on ‘The Huguenots’

18th March 1998

Talk by Joan Kavanagh on ‘Wicklow Gaol and the Men of ‘98’

April 1998

Visit to Sligo

May 1998

Visit to Wicklow Gaol and Wicklow 1798 Sites

June 1998

Visit to Duiske Abbey, St Mullan’s and Kilkenny Castle

July 1998

Visit to Enniscorthy Visitors’ Centre and the 1798 Sites in Wexford including Vinegar Hill, Oulart and Boulavogue

September 1998

Visit to Newcastle Church and Castle

October 1998

Talk by Michael McGinley on ‘The La Touche Family’ followed by a visit to the United Services Club

November 1998

Talk by Dr Ruan O’Donnell on ‘The 1798 Rebellion in Wicklow’

December 1998

Talk by Jim Rees on ‘The Fitzwilliam Clearances’