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    all-day 2019 Co. Mayo Excursion
    2019 Co. Mayo Excursion
    May 12 – May 15 all-day
    2019 Co. Mayo Excursion
    This trip is organised with the assistance of JMG Travel, one of the leading tour operators in Ireland and planned with the guidance of leading historians and archaeologists practising in the area.  The trip will be led by Hugh Crawford and Bernadette Doyle.   Dates: 12th – 15th May 2018 Travel...

‘The Great Escaper. Flight Lt. Mike Casey and the Rathangan connection’ – Rathangan Local History Group, Wednesday 20th March

Rathangan Local History Group – ‘The Great Escaper. Flight Lt. Mike Casey and the Rathangan connection.‘  – a talk by James Durney (CKAS Council Member), historian with Kildare Arts and Library Service,on Wednesday March 20th at 8pm in the Old Schoolhouse Rathangan. The Great Escape is an iconic film loosely based on…

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Federation of Local History Societies events around the country during 2018

(1)  Co Cork – Cloyne Literary & Historical Society – Events https://gallery.mailchimp.com/e5e3dfd4c12216d7e548edf06/files/0ee11e55-2b72-4a0e-a94c-b873d4a569bb/EventsJan2019.docx (2)  Co.Dublin – Clondalkin Historical Society – Talk https://gallery.mailchimp.com/e5e3dfd4c12216d7e548edf06/files/a9675562-6bfa-4c75-bf00-48af45e13b13/Scan0099.pdf (3)   Co.Cork – Bishopstown Historical Society –  Talk  see link below https://gallery.mailchimp.com/e5e3dfd4c12216d7e548edf06/files/cc6821e8-44c2-400b-946d-7dd66d5fbb02/Historical_Soc_Jan_2019.pdf (4)  Holyhead Maritime Museum – Blog Barry Hillier of Holyhead Maritime Museum asked me to bring a…

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Book Launch – “White Elephants: The Country House and the State in Independent Ireland, 1922–73”

The Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses and Estates, wishes to invite members to the launch of: White Elephants: The Country House and the State in Independent Ireland, 1922–73 by Emer Crooke At the Irish Georgian Society Headquarters, 58 South William Street, Dublin 2; on Thursday 6th December…

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Book Launch – “The letters of Katherine Conolly” edited by Marie-Louise Jennings & Gabrielle M Ashford

The Chair and Members of the Irish Manuscripts Commission cordially invite you to the launch of “The Letters of Katherine Conolly” on Thursday 6 December 2018 at 5.30 pm in No. 45 Merrion Square, Dublin 2 RSVP admin@irishmanuscripts.ie or call 01-676 1610 During her long life of ninety years, Katherine…

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Book Launch – “Colonising A Royal Landscape – The history and archaeology of a medieval village at Mullamast, County Kildare”

Transport Infrastructure Ireland and Kildare County Council cordially invite members of the Kildare Archaeological Society to a book and audio-book launch on Thursday 6th December at 5pm in the The Tanyard, Ballitore, County Kildare. Mr Michael Nolan, Chief Executive of Transport Infrastructure Ireland and Mr Peter Carey, Chief Executive of…

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