Next Meeting – Tuesday 13th February 2018 at 8.15 pm

Liam MacGabhann – Outstanding Journalist.

Paul Synnott

by Paul Synnott

Liam MacGabhann was born in Valentia Island, Co Kerry in 1908. He initially worked as a teacher and went on to become a highly regarded journalist. He was a staunch Republican and long time friend of President Eamon DeValera. He was also a poet, writing poems from an early age. He lived in Skerries for a number of years in the 1950’s where his sister Rita had settled with her husband David O’Sullivan and children.

Location & Time: The Bus Bar, Skerries,  8.15pm, 13th February 2018.


Membership & Renewal

Membership fee of €10 is now due for the new membership year, 2017/18, can be paid on the night.

Alternatively you can re-new your membership online. Just log in and go to Membership.
If you do not have a PayPal account you can pay by credit/debit card.

Applications for new membership welcome. Please print the application form, fill it in, and give it to any member of the committee, or bring it along to one of our meetings.


Time & Tide 10

Looking for the perfect present then look no further than the latest volume in the Time & Tide series, Time & Tide 10, is now on sale at €15 a copy. Time & Tide 10 contains a new selection of research papers on Skerries related topics. Each volume in the Time & Tide series contains a mix of subject matter from authors both historical and contemporary who in their different ways contribute to our knowledge and appreciation of Skerries, the people and the place.


Committee Members 2017/18

Chair – Brendan Grimes
Vice Chair – Marie Bashford-Synnott
Hon Secretary – Stephanie Bourke
Hon Treasurer – Elaine Skehan
Hon Librarian – Maree Baker
Hon Archivist – Hugh Halpin
PRO – George Hand
with Carmel Power, Geraldine Clarke, Brendan Morrissey, Oona Roycroft, Bill Kee and Pauline Hanlon.