Cumann Seandalaiochta agus Staire Phort Lairge

Monday, September 17, 2018

Lectures & Events 2018-19

List of LECTURES and events 2018 – 2019
Please note all lectures are held at 8pm in St. Patricks Gateway Centre,
Patrick Street, Waterford, unless otherwise stated.
Lectures are free for members, non-members €5.00

Conflict and Consensus: soldiers and citizens in Waterford city 1820-1920
Dr. Aoife Bhreatnach
Here Comes the Sun – Solar Symbolism in Early Bronze Age Ireland
This lecture is being held in the Parnell Room, Granville Hotel
Mary Cahill
1918 – Why Did Sinn Fein Win the Elections?
Dr Pat McCarthy
Annual Lunch
Mulled wine reception and lunch, Tapestry Room, Granville Hotel.

Followed by an illustrated talk The History and Heritage of the Comeraghs
Mark Roper and Paddy Dwane
Waterford's Archaeology From the Air
Simon Dowling
Medieval Pilgrimage in Waterford
Dr Louise Nugent
Waterford and New Ross: Piracy, Court Cases and the Theft of Silver – Medieval Economic Politics in Action
Dr Linda Doran
Annual General meeting

Dart: An Irish Family in the Azores and in the World
Dr Jorge Forjaz
Survival and Revival: the Roman Catholic Clergy of Waterford and Lismore in the Aftermath of the Reformation
Dr Áine Hensey

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Aylward Family Gathering 2018

Aylward Family Gathering 2018

Programme of Events

Tuesday 4th September                     History of the Aylward Family, lecture by Julian Walton

                                                            8.00 pm, Dooley’s Hotel, €10 per person.

                                                            Tea / coffee and biscuits served after the lecture

Wednesday 5th September                Coach trip – places associated with the Aylward family. €20 per person.           

Wednesday evening                          A series of 2 lectures:

The Aylward Family and the Great Parchment Book of Waterford, lecture by Donnchadh O Ceallachain, Waterford Treasures Museums

                                                            Margaret Aylward, founder of the Holy Faith Order, lecture by the archivist of the order.

8.00 pm, Dooley’s Hotel, €10 per person.

                                                            Tea / coffee and biscuits served after the lecture

Thursday 6th September                   Coach trip to New Ross with a visit to the Dunbrody. €20 per person

Thursday evening                             Gala Dinner with music by the Alymen from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

For further details, including information on Coach Trips and the Gala Dinner  

Contact John Aylward - (087) 2636760

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