Archived Talks

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 11 2019

The History and Heritage of St James’s Hospital. Dublin
Speaker:  Dr Davis Coakley TCD
Dr Davis Coakley and his wife Mary are the authors of the recent publication about St James’s Hospital.

The History of St James’s Hospital stretches back to 1703 when an act was passed to build a workhouse on the site. Just under 30 years later a foundling hospital was added to the workhouse.


WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 9  2019          A.G.M.  7.30 P.M.  
A Journey to the Ross Sea: The Pack Ice, Shackleton and Scott Huts, the Wild Life
Speaker: Gay McCabe


WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 13 2019
Kerala, India: Sharing love of Homeland
Speaker: Rev. Father Martin Paravookaran O.Carm. P.P. Knocklyon, Dublin 16.

Kerala, India

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 11 2019
CHRISTMAS NIGHT – MEMBERS ONLY
Speaker 1: Patrick Keys – A photographic look back at recent Society outings
Speaker 2: John Larkin  – A Visit to the Holy Land

Christmas Festivities followed


WEDNESDAY JANUARY 8 2020
The Defences of Dublin, 1000 years 945 1945
Speaker: Dr Patrick McCarthy


WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 12 2020
An Introduction to the Life and Work of Harry Clarke
Speaker: Dr James Curry

Sample Work – Harry Clarke
Nantwich, Cheshire, South window, nave, by Harry Clarke, 1919, in memory of Lt Richard Knowles. Depicts Richard the Lionheart, St Cecilia and Mary – detail – Virgin and Child
Ref. Harry Clarke image


Admission: Members: €3.00, Friends: €5.00
No. 15 bus to SuperValu, Knocklyon.
All welcome.