October Zoom: Annual General Meeting

All members are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the society on Tuesday 12th October at 8pm

This presentation is by Zoom and will take place on Tuesday 12th October at 8pm. Members will be emailed with the details for accessing the online meeting. The meeting will start promptly at 8pm so members should join before then – the meeting will be live from 7:45pm.

Following the meeting there will be readings of snippets from the chronicle (aka The Red Book). Find out what was happening in Skerries that members decided was important enough to record in this book!

Annual Membership fee for season 2021/ 22 is due from October.

The Annual Membership fee of €10 for 2021/22 will shortly be due. Members can renew at any of our monthly meetings or online here.

Time & Tide Vol 12

Time & Tide, Volume 12, published September 2020, contains ten papers on diverse topics from our archive. they include an account of the production of the musical Show Boat, industrial history, a townland in the 19th century, and boats using Skerries harbour at the turn of the 20th century among others

Time & Tide can be purchased online by clicking here.

It is also available in several local shops: Skerries Mills, Skerries Bookshop, Skerries News and Greg Reddins.

Fingal Fieldnames project

Skerries Historical Society is one of six groups chosen by Fingal County Council to help with the Fingal Fieldnames Project

This is a continuing project in which we hope to record as many of the names of the fields of Fingal as possible.

If you are interested in participating please contact Geraldine Clarke on 086-3468602 or email oldskerries@gmail.com. This is for everybody in the local community, you do not need to be a member of Skerries Historical Society. 

Committee Members 2019/20

Chair – George Hand
Vice Chair – Carmel Power
Hon Secretary – Stephanie Bourke
Hon Treasurer – Brendan Grimes
Hon Librarian – Maree Baker
Hon Archivist – Oona Roycroft
PRO – vacant
with Geraldine Clarke, Bill Kee, Maeve McGann.