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Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Local History Day, Dublin: 7 November

Dublin City Libraries will hold its annual Local History Day on Saturday 7 November at Dublin City Library & Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2.

The event is free and there's no booking required. Here's the programme:

  9:45 – 10:00: Registration and Welcome
10:00 – 10:45: The Last Voyage of the RMS Lusitania, 7 May 1915, with James Scannell
10:45 – 11:30: Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Dublin part III, 1756-1847, with Rob Goodbody
11:30 – 12:00: Tea / Coffee
12:00 – 12:45: The historic role of the Dublin Pub in Irish life, with Eamonn Casey
12:45 –   2:00: Lunch (not provided)
  2:00 –   2:45: Palmerstown: its history and its mills in the Liffey Valley, with Raymond McGovern
  2:45 –   3:30: Daniel Byrne, ‘Artisans’ dwellings in The Coombe, with Daniel Byrne

All welcome. Arrive early to ensure your place.

Enquiries dublinstudies@dublincity.ie