NOTICES

Updated 18 05 2021

Howth Peninsula Heritage Society

Tuesday 25 May 8:00pm Dr Cormac Moore will speak on Graham Lemon and Lemons Pure Sweets: a history. The story of an old Dublin institution and its remarkable founder. For free access to this talk online, please email a request to howthheritage@gmail.com by 2pm on May 25.

Balbriggan and District Historical Society

David will present a talk titled “From the Liffey to The Boyne” Songs and Lore from Fingal and East Meath” 

David O Connor is a retired ESB man from Ballyboughal who has a lifelong interest in History Folklore and Song, in particular relating to the Fingal/East Meath area.He has collected,and sings approx 40 songs of varying quality from this area. You will also be familiar with him as a former Councillor and Mayor of Fingal and for his lifelong involvement with Irish cricket. 

The presentation will feature a mix of story and songs about Bellewstown Races,The Gladstone Gaels of Balbriggan Town,Hampton Hall Green,Rachel the Ruby of Rush,Michaels Wake, and plenty more of the same ilk to entertain you for an Hour or so. David will welcome questions and banter after the talk also so be sure to join us for what should  be a great evening.

In order to receive the Zoom link please email balbrigganhistsoc@gmail.com by May 24th and I will send it to you. The talk is free and everyone is welcome.Balbriggan & District Historical Society are delighted to present our first talk via Zoom.  For this we will be welcoming back a fond friend of the Society David O’Connor for a talk that we hope will 

Fingal Fieldnames

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

Abarta Heritage were appointed as consultants to give training to the six groups on a method of collection and ideas of were to collect information along with research resources. This has now been consolidated into a manual which provides information and guidelines to volunteers on all aspects of the project.

This is a continuing project to be worked on until as much of the fields of Fingal have been recorded as possible.

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


Skerries Historical Society is pleased to announce that our Time & Tide publications can now be purchased online. Cost per book plus P&P is shown on each Time & Tide page. Example see Time & Tide Vol 11

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