See below for a few events taking place in the next couple of days. I'll be back mid-week with a longer listing of events for January.
Tuesday 8 January: Ballinascreen on film, an archive film screening. Host: Ballinascreen Historical Society. Venue: St Colm's High School, Draperstown, Co Derry. 8pm.
Tuesday 8 January: Irish army records, with Commdt Padraic Kennedy. Host: Genealogical Society of Ireland. Venue: Dún Laoghaire College of FE, Cumberland Street, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin. 8pm.
Wednesday 9 January: The Fitzgeralds of Ardilea House, with John Lennon, and AGM. Rathmichael Historical Society. 8pm. Rathmichael School, Stonebridge Road, Shankill, Dublin. Free to members, otherwise €4.00(includes tea/coffee/biscuits). Details.
Wednesday 9 January: Book launch: Ulster Since 1600: Politics, Economy, and Society (Edited by Liam Kennedy and Philip Ollerenshaw). Canada Room, Lanyon Building, Queen’s University, Belfast. 5:30-7:00pm. Wine and Cheese reception and Guest speaker: Sir George Bain. All are welcome.