Local History Society Day 2019

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Monochrome photo of Nelsons PillarDublin City Library & Archive will host its 15th Annual Local History Society Day on Saturday 23rd March 2019 at Dublin City Library & Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin. 2.

This event allows members of Local History Societies to present and promote their current research This is one of the highlights of our calendar and provides an opportunity for Local History Societies to form new friendships and partnerships. No Booking Required. All are welcome!

 

Local History Society Day, Dublin City Library and Archive

Saturday 23rd March 2019            

        Schedule

 9.45am

     Registration

10.00am

Welcome and Introduction

 

10.05am

 

Theft and Pawnbroking of Clothing in 19th Century Ireland.

 

Ellie Cullen (Liberties Cultural Association)

 

10.35am

 

The Donnybrook Millrace.

 

 

Michael Pegum (Ballsbridge, Donnybrook and Sandymount Historical Society)

11.05am

Josephine Heffernan a World War One Nurse

Brian White (Bray Cualann Historical Society)

11.35am

The Loss of ‘The Edmond’ off the Clare Coast in 1850.

Tommy McGrath (Kilkee Historical Society)

12.05pm

Tea/Coffee

 

12.30pm

The Dublin Butcher in the 20th Century

Sylvester Byrne (Kilmacud/Stillorgan Historical Society)

 

1.00pm

 

Dublin’s Fruit and Vegetable Market

 

John Conroy (Local History Alumni Group)

 

1.30pm

 

 

Sarah Cecilia Harrison

 

Thomas Burke (Local History Alumni Group)

2.00pm

Captain Flora Sandes: An Irishwoman in the Serbian Army in World War One

Bryan MacMahon (Old Dublin Society)

2.30pm

 

 

If Unsure –Ask: a Brief History of the Great Northern Railway (Ireland) 1876-1958

James Scannell (Old Bray Society)

3.00pm

Finish

Finish

 

Please contact (01) 6744999 or dublinstudies@dublincity.ie if you have any queries.

 

 

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