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 6pm – The Beautiful Game in Dublin: Early Days and Glories. Lecturer: Donal Fallon


Admission: €5 including tea/coffee and scone in the Mess Café

*free event as part of Festival of History


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


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


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


Other Events

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

Friday 21st September. 7pm.


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

Friday 28th September from 5pm.