Time & Tide, Volume 9, published October 2014, contains nine local history papers which were presented at the Skerries Historical Society monthly meetings. Behind each paper is an author; the person who undertook the research. We thank the researchers both past and present for their contribution to our store of knowledge and for allowing us to share their insight with a wider audience. In this volume, among other topics, we commemorate anniversaries: Twenty years of a town twinning relationship with the Canton of Guichen in Brittany and the 75th anniversary of the building of St. Patrick’s New Church. Paddy Weston, loyal member of Skerries Historical Society, passed away earlier this year and we include in his memory Fire Down Below.
Random Recollections of Skerries – Christopher Fox
Harry Hawker – David Ryan
Fisherman’s Tales from Joe Shiels – Oona Roycroft
Lynn Doyle – Paddy Halpin
Fire Down Below – Paddy Weston
St. Patrick’s Church, Skerries, 75th Anniversary – Stephanie Bourke
Twenty Years A-Twinning – Geraldine McQuillan
Changes in the Harbour in the last Twenty Years – Jack Roche
Marian Owens of Skerries and Her Circle – Patricia Flavin
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