Cumann Seandalaiochta agus Staire Phort Lairge

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Dunhill Lecture Series 2018

                                                             Series XII, 2018

The series will run for ten weeks, every Thursday from 11 January to 15 March, starting at 8pm.

11 Jan              Julian Walton: Despicable jackals, gallant submariners, and Waterford in the World War I U-boat campaign

18 Jan              Kieran Walsh: From war to wine, from shipping to sport: Irish-French links over 300 years

25 Jan              Tony Hennessy: “My Ancestor was sent to Jail - Hooray!”  The Petty Sessions Court and prison records as genealogical sources

1 Feb               Una Kealy: The life and work of Waterford dramatist Teresa Deevy

8 Feb               Joan Johnson: Waterford’s Quaker Heritage

15 Feb             Eugene Broderick: Noel Browne, Minister for Health 1948-1951

22 Feb             Pat McCarthy: William Jasper McSweeney, the Waterpark boy who established the Irish Air Corps

1 March           Julian Walton: Lions in the bedroom, painting the town red, and the rake reformed: Henry, third Marquess of Waterford, 1811-1859

8 March           Julian Walton: Louisa Marchioness of Waterford: a bicentenary assessment, 1818-2018

15 March         Roy Dooney: The building of Dunmore Harbour     

Lectures are held at Dunhill Multi-Education Centre (opposite the GAA grounds). 

Starting at 8 p.m., each lecture lasts about an hour and is followed by a question & answer session and light refreshments.

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