Talks and Visits, 2019 - 2018

Below is a list of activities organised by the Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society in 2019 - 2018. Those with light blue coloured text have some related material. Click on the text to look at this.


Talks and Visits, 2019

19th January 2019

Talk by John Kirby on 'Viking Dublin Uncovered: Archaeology Lifts the Veil!'

21st February 2019

Talk by Philip Mecane on 'The Sinking of the RMS Leinster in October 1918'

21st March 2019

The Society's AGM and Members' Night

15th - 18th April 2019

Spring Trip to County Clare

19th May 2019

Visit to the Tenement Museum and Hugh Lane Gallery in Dublin City

23rd June 2019

Visit to County Longford to explore the Edgeworth Literary/Heritage Trail and the Corlea Trackway

28th July 2019

Visit to Drogheda to see Millmount Museum and Townley Hall

1st August 2019

The launch of 'Our Wicklow Women' exhibition in Greystones Library.

22nd August 2019

Talk by John Turpin on 'The History of the Royal Hibernian Academy of Arts'

13th-14th September 2019

2019 La Touche Legacy Conference: 'Ireland Through the Turbulent 30s'

17th October 2019

Talk by Therese Hicks on 'The Kennedys of Mountkennedy'

21st November 2019

Talk by Paul Flynn on 'A Picture of Romance: the Story of Mabel Young and Paul Henry'

3rd December 2019

The Society's Christmas Lunch in Druid's Gen Golf Club



Talks and Visits, 2018

18th January 2018

Talk by Michael Fewer on 'The Life and Times of J B Malone, founder of the Wicklow Way, mapmaker, soldier, historian and author'

22nd February 2018

Talk by Deirdre McParland on 'Electrifying Moments in the History of the ESB'

22nd March 2018

The Society's AGM and Members' Night

16th – 19th April 2018

Spring outing to County Cork including Michael Collins guided tour, Nano Nagle Place, Spike Island, Damer House

20th May 2018

Vist to Dublin Castle to see the Irish Famine exhibition and the State Apartments, followed by a guided tour of the GPO Museum

17th June 2018

Visit to St Mullins, County Carlow and Duiske Abbey, County Kilkenny

22nd July 2018

Visit to Curraghmore House and Gardens in Portlaw, County Waterford

21st-22nd September 2018

La Touche Legacy: 5th Festival of History: Evolution of the Irish State - Social and Political

18th October 2018

Talk by Anna Bykova on ' "Count" Michael Tolstoy - A Life of Myths, Suspicions and Exile'

25th October 2018

Unveiling of a plaque in Greystones Harbour to commemorate the activities of the Suffragettes in Greystones

15th November 2018

Talk by Donna Gilligan on  ‘A missing history? Tracing the objects and images of the Irish women’s suffrage campaign’

6th December 2018

Celebration of Christmas and our 30th anniversary: a lunch at Druid's Glen Golf Course