Talks and Visits, 1991 - 1990

Below is a list of activities organised by the Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society in 1991 and 1990.


Talks and Visits, 1991

16th January 1991

A talk by Seamas O'Saothrai on  ‘Old Greystones and Ancient Rathdown’

23rd February 1991

A trip to ‘The Museum’

18th March 1991

A visit to Altidore Castle in Kilpedder

20th March 1991

A talk by Eamon O’Brien on ‘The Life of Colonel Burnaby’

24th April 1991

A visit to Castledermot and the High Crosses in the area

19th May 1991

A visit to early Christian sites in west Wicklow

15th June 1991

A visit to the Viking Experience in Dublin followed by a tour of Christchurch Cathedral

8th September 1991

A walk around the historic sites in Greystones including St Crispin’s Cell, Kindlestown Castle and Killincarrig Castle

22nd September 1991

A trip to see Knowth and Trim Castle

October 1991

A visit to the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham to see the Kremlin Gold Exhibition

20th November 1991

A Talk by Joe Loughman on ‘The History of Bray’

4th December 1991

A talk by Professor Seamus Caulfield on ‘The Ceide Fields’


Talks and Visits, 1990

January 1990

A talk by Joe Loughnan on ‘The History of the Bray – Greystones Area’

28th February 1990

A talk by Stephen Casey on ‘A New Archaeological Site in North County Wicklow’

29th March 1990

A talk by Joan Delany on ‘The Techniques of Excavations’

June 1990

A trip to the Boyne Valley including visits to Newgrange, Mellifont and Monasterboice

2nd September 1990

A visit to Neolithic sites including Seefin passage grave, a wedge tomb near Blessington and a portal dolmen near Enniskerry

23rd September 1990

A visit to Bronze Age sites including Moylisha Megalith, a wedge tomb near Shillelagh, Castleruddery Circle in the Dunlavin district and Athgraney Pipers Stones

14th October 1990

A visit to Iron Age sites including Boleycarrigeen, Rathgeal near Shillelagh and Dun Alainn in County Kildare

4th November 1990

A visit to early Christian sites

December 1990

A visit to the National Museum