Cumann Seandalaiochta agus Staire Phort Lairge

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Winter / Spring Programme 2015



All talks will take place in St Patrick's Gateway Centre, Patrick Street 

Friday 30th January      Speaker: Ms Anne-Marie Ryan.
                                      Topic: 16 Dead Men, The Easter Rising Executions.
                                      This lecture will look at the lives of the executed leaders of the 1916 rising.

Friday 27th February    Speaker: Mr Sonny Condon
                                      Topic: The SS Portláirge
                                      A look back over the 75 years’ service of The SS Portláirge to the port of Waterford.

Friday 27th March        Speaker: Mr Cian Manning.
                                      Topic: A Gentle Borough? – A History of the MP’s of Waterford City, 1801 - 1922
                                      This lecture will take a look at some of the notable figures and characters to have represented Waterford City at Westminster.

Thursday 9th April       Annual General Meeting – Details beforehand.

Friday 24th April           Speaker: Mr David Robson.
                                      Topic: The making of ‘Barry Lyndon’
                                      A look back at the making of the film Barry Lyndon directed by the maverick Stanley Kubrick and starring Ryan O’Neal, when Hollywood came to Waterford.

Friday 22nd May           Speaker: Mr Brian Havel.
                                      Topic: The life of Miroslav Havel, the first employee and chief designer of Waterford Crystal.

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