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Meath Archaeological and Historical Society

Programme of Events - 2018

 

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21 Launch of Ríocht na Midhe 2018

By Most Rev Dr Michael Smith (Patron)

followed by lecture - “MEDIEVAL CHANT FOR IRISH SAINTS - RECOVERING A HIDDEN EUROPEAN HERITAGE”

Dr Ann Buckley (Trinity College)

Ardboyne Hotel, Navan - 7.30pm

Reception and book fair – members and guests: 6.30-7.30pm

         

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21 Séamus MacGabhann Lecture: “THE 1918 ELECTION”

Dr Peter Connell (Trinity College)

Navan Library – 8.00pm

SUNDAY,  APRIL 8 In celebration of the centenary of the founding of MAHS:

Mass in Mullingar Cathedral. Celebrant: Most Rev Dr Michael Smith

Mullingar Cathedral - 11.00am

 

THURSDAY,  APRIL 26 Annual General Meeting followed by lecture -

“FROM THE WILD GEESE TO WATERLOO: IRISH SOLDIERS FROM MEATH AND BEYOND”

Dr Ciaran McDonnell (UCD)

Trim Library – 8.00pm

 

SUNDAY, MAY 20 TULLYNALLY CASTLE AND GARDENS

Thomas Pakenham (Patron, MAHS) will speak on the history of the castle and on trees mentioned in his book: ‘The Company of Trees, A Year in a Lifetime’s Quest’

Tullynally Castle – assemble at 2:30pm      This Event is now fully booked out.

Spaces limited - booking essential

apply to T. French (Hon Sec) 087 4119633

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 23 ANNUAL EXCURSION

Details to be announced

Organiser: Julitta Clancy Bookings: tel 01 8259438 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

SUNDAY, JULY 8 “SPORT IN IRELAND DURING THE GREAT FAMINE”

Dr Brian Griffin (Bath Spa University)

Trim Library – 3.00pm

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7 “'THEY ARE IN OUR MIDST’- EXPERIENCES OF WIVES AND CHILDREN  OF OLDCASTLE INTERNEES DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR”

Caroline Kane

Oldcastle Library – 3.00pm

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28 “DISSENT AND REACTION: LAURENCE GINNELL, WORLD WAR I AND THE IRISH QUESTION”

Dr. Paul Hughes (QUB)

Annebrook House Hotel, Mullingar – 3.00pm

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18 “THE COLUMBAN ODYSSEY FROM DALGAN TO THE FAR EAST – CENTENARY

OF THE COLUMBAN FATHERS”

Rev. Fr. Neil Collins, SSC

St Columban's College, Dalgan Park – 3.00pm

 

Contact: Tom French, Hon. Sec. – 087 4119633

Voluntary contributions are accepted at lectures and outings

 

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