Next Meeting – Tuesday 11th April 2017 at 8.15 pm
The Ardgillan Halt
by Maurice Harmon & David Grundy
A history of the railway halt for the Taylor family of Ardgillan Castle will be presented by Maurice Harmon and David Grundy.
Maurice is an academic and poet, who lived beside the Ardgillan Halt during his early years.
David is a resident of Skerries, with an interest in local history and a volunteer tour guide at Ardgillan Castle. He has recently researched ARDGILLAN HALT, the former railway halt facility at Ardgillan Castle.
The illustrated presentation and talk will trace the design, construction, operation, demise and demolition of the halt.
Location & Time: The Bus Bar, Skerries, 8.15pm, 11th April 2017.
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.
Membership & Renewal
Membership fee of €10 for the new membership year can be paid on the night.
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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.
Committee Members 2016/17
Chair – Brendan Grimes
Vice Chair – Carmel Power
Hon Secretary – Stephanie Bourke
Hon Treasurer – Elaine Skehan
Hon Librarian – Maree Baker
Hon Archivist – Hugh Halpin
PRO – George Hand
with Marie Bashford-Synnott, Pauline Hanlon, Geraldine Clarke, Peter McNally, Brendan Morrissey and Norma MacMaster.