Talks at Richmond Barracks – Mondays at the Mess

13th August 2018 at 11am – Independence and Dependants – The Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection.” Lecturer: Robert McEvoy

3rd September 2018 at 11am – Families, Memoirs and Local Histories. Lecturer: Liz Gillis

1st October 2018 at 11am – The Witness and the Archive: Digital Responses to Ireland’s institutional history. Lecturer: Dr. Emilie Pine *

5th November 2018 at 11am – ‘For Freedom, Fatherland and Christianity’: A tribute to the men of Dolphin’s Barn who never returned from World War One. Lecturer: Cathy Scuffil

3rd December 2018 at 11am – The Spanish Flu in Ireland. Lecturer: Ida Milne, Social Historian.

Admission: €5 including tea/coffee and scone in the Mess Café
Booking: eventbrite.ie

*free event as part of Festival of History

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Festival of History Events

Monday 1st October 2018 at 11am – The Witness and the Archive: Digital Responses to Ireland’s institutional history. Lecturer: Dr Emilie Pine

Tuesday 2nd October at 6pm Food History event: Jacobs Verdun biscuits. Lecturers: Wendy Williams, Maeve Casserly and TBC.

Wednesday 3rd October at 11am – “When all this is over”: Poetry and the First World War. Lecturer: Jane Clarke

Thursday 4th October 2018 at 3pm – Madeleine ffrench-Mullen: That Plucky Lady! What can we learn from her 1916 diary? Lecturer: Sylvie Kleinman

Free events (booking via Eventbrite.ie)

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Culture Night

Friday 21st September (5pm to 9pm). Free Guided Tour of Richmond Barracks and Goldenbridge Cemetery at 6pm. Self-guided tours of the Barracks and sing-along tunes from the rare ole times in our school room from 5pm

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Musical Events at Richmond Barracks

Melodies and Memories: A Musical Tour of Richmond Barracks
(musicians: Bernie Tynan and Tony Casey)

Wednesday 29th August 2018 at 11am
Wednesday 26th September 2018 at 11am
Wednesday 31st October 2018 at 11am
Wednesday 28th November 2018 at 11am

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Other Events

Friday 14th September 2018 – Cherishing all our History Concert featuring Bryan Kennedy and local artists

Details to be confirmed.

 

Friday 28th September at 5pm – St Michael’s CBS School Reunion

Details to be confirmed.

 

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