Monday 13 May 2013

This week's genealogy and history events

Monday 13 May: Excavating Slumland Dublin: Tenements, the Monto and the 1913 Dublin Lockout, with Dr Thomas Kador. Helen Roe Theatre, RSAI, 63 Merrion Square, Dublin 2. 7.30pm. Free.

Tuesday 14 May: The future state of the Irish in Britain, with Professor Mary Hickman. CIS Spring Public Lecture Series. Atlee Suite, Portcullis House, Westminster, London SW1. 7pm. Booking essential. Details.

Tuesday 14 May: Who are the Apprentice Boys Anyway?, with David Hall. Part of the Paths to Commemoration Series of lectures at Sligo Central Library, Stephen St, Sligo. 7:30pm. Details: +353 (0)71 9111675.

Wednesday 15 May: Irish Ex-Service Men After The War, with Bernard Kelly. Venue: IWHC, Irish Town Way, Cheetham Hill, Manchester M8 0AE. 7:30pm. £3 Details: 0161 205 4007.

Thursday 16 May: Writing Local History, with Prof. Raymond Gillespie, NUI Maynooth. Ashbourne Library, 1 -2 Killegland Square Upper, Killegland Street, Ashbourne, Co Meath. 7.30pm.

Thursday 16 May: Trace Your Wicklow Roots, with Nicola Morris MAPGI. A free genealogy talk at Powerscourt House, Co Wicklow @ 2:30pm. No booking required. Details.

Thursday 16 May: Has Ireland 'Too many histories'? a HistoryIreland Hedge School. Join the discussion at the Royal College of Physicians, Kildare Street, Dublin 2. 7pm to 9:30pm. Free. Reserve your seat by email.

Saturday 18 May: Who do you think you are? Enniskillen Library, Halls Lane, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh BT74 7DR. 11am–12:30pm. Free. Booking essential on 028 6632 2886.

Saturday 18 May: Perspectives on late Victorian Irish Nationalism, a historical conference. Venue: Wynn's Hotel, Dublin. Start 10am.