Talks and Visits, 1997 - 1996

Below is a list of activities organised by the Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society in 1997 and 1996.


Talks and Visits, 1997

January 1997

Talk by Jim Brennan on ‘Colonel Fred Burnaby’

February 1997

Talk by Mary Cahill on ‘The Gold of the Bronze Age’

19th March 1997

Talk by Joan Jones on ‘The History of Carrickmacross Lace’

April 1997

Visit to Clare

May 1997

Visit to Hugh Lane Gallery, the Custom House and the Writers’ Museum

June 1997

Visit to Royal Hospital at Kilmainham and the Botanic Gardens

27th July 1997

Visit to Avondale, Glenmalure and Arklow Vale Potteries

September 1997

A walking tour of Killincarrig

October 1997

Talk by Judith Flannery on ‘The La Touche Families Who Lived in 85 – 65 St Stephen’s Green in the 18th and 19th Centuries’

November 1997

Talk by Pat Power on ‘Hogarth’s Life and Times’

December 1997

Talk by Jim Brennan on ‘Colonel Fred Burnaby’s Death at the Battle of Abu Cle’


Talks and Visits, 1996

January 1996

Talk by Pat Power on ‘Charles Stuart Parnell’

February 1996

Talk by Pat Ryle on ‘The History of Greystones Golf Course’

13th March 1996

Talk by Jim Brennan: ‘A Wicklow Story’

May 1996

Visit to Curragh Army Camp and Kildare Cathedral

June 1996

Visit to Crookstown Mill followed by a barge trip on the canal at Robertstown

July 1996

Visit to Leixlip Castle and Maynooth College

8th September 1996

Viewing of Scouting Memorabilia

October 1996

Talk by Michael McGinley on ‘The La Touche Family’ followed by a visit to Harristown House

November 1996

Talk by Pat Power on ‘The O’Byrnes’ Rebellion: 1560 – 1603’

December 1996

Talk by Joe Hayes on ‘William Dargan’