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Monday, November 22, 2010

WAHS End Of Year Activities: Lectures, Lunch, and Decies

The month of November is usually quite a busy one for us. In the last week of the month we have a lecture, our Annual Lunch, the publication of Decies,( the Society's Journal), and this year we are holding and extra lecture in early December.

The Lecture Season continues on Friday 26th November with local historian Mr Jack Burtchaell on the topic: ‘Waterford and Bristol Connections’.

The Annual Lunch, open to members and friends, will take place on Sunday 28th November at Dooley’s Hotel, The Quay, commencing 12.30 with mulled wine/soft drinks reception, and lunch at 1.30. Our after-lunch entertainment, ‘Hazards of the Local History Lecture’ will be provided by a member of the Society, well-known local historian/broadcaster Julian Walton.

Members will be able to collect their copy of the Society’s journal, Decies 66, on the day. Extra copies of journal will also for sale at the price of €20.00.

The Society has added an extra lecture to its winter schedule, to coincide with an exhibition on Waterford and the ESB, which will run in Waterford City Library from 1st to 22nd December 2010. Mr Brendan Delaney, Manager of Heritage and Archives, ESB, will lecture on Ardnacrusha and Waterford’ on Friday 3rd December, at Waterford Museum of Treasures, Hanover Street, 8 pm. There will be no charge on that night to non-members as the event is kindly sponsored by the ESB.

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