Meath Archaeological and Historical Society: November Update


Ashbourne Historical Society lecture on Tuesday, November 5th at 7:30pm. The Library, Killegland Square, Ashbourne, Co Meath. 'The 1913 Lockout' by Padraig Yeates author of Lockout: Dublin 1913, A City in Wartime: Dublin 1914-1918, and A City in Turmoil: Dublin 1919-1921. Admission is free. No booking necessary.

‘Crisis and Survival in Later Medieval Louth’ by Dr Brendan Smith on Thursday, 14th November at 8 p.m. St Vincent’s School Assembly Hall, Seatown Place, Dundalk. A County Louth Archaeological and Historical Society event. Dr Smith’s recently published book entitled ‘Crisis and survival  in  late  Medieval Ireland’ will be launched  by  Professor  Seán Duffy (T.C.D.) after the lecture.

Durhamstown Castle - A night of Opera with Candlelit Dinner Friday November 15th featuring Eugene Ginty & SallyAnne Shepherdson. Delicious Food by the Posh Nosh Club. Tickets €50, booking at 046 9028045 or 087 2881566. Durhamstown Castle, Bohermeen, Navan http://www.theposhnoshclub.com/

School of Philosophy Cultural Days at Townley Hall, Drogheda - 16th & 17th November 2013. Advanced booking required, €45 Admission includes attendance at four talks, 3-course lunch, refreshment breaks, wine reception and car parking http://www.practicalphilosophy.ie/events

MAHS Event on Wednesday, November 20th at 7.30pm “The Founding of the Irish Volunteers (Irish Army) in Meath” by Ruth Illingworth. St. Mary's Church of Ireland Hall, Navan.

Navan & District Historical Society Annual AGM followed by an illustrated talk on the Furniture Industry in Navan by Richard Farrelly. November 21st at 8pm in the Columbanus House Canon Row Navan.

Irish High Crosses - An illustrated lecture by Peter Harbison on Friday 29th November 2013 @7:30pm at Donegans Monasterboice Inn, Co. Louth. Lecture €5 followed by optional dinner €25. Copies of the new edition of Irish High Crosses will be on sale at the special price of €6.95 including a free DVD.

'The Field Names of County Meath' book available at outlets listed on http://www.meathfieldnames.com/index.php/news/33-where-to-get-our-book . It is planned to continue to gather field names in townlands not already surveyed. If you would like to help with this please contact Joan Mullen, Project Co-ordinator at joanfmullen@eircom.net and let her know the townland you would like to work on.

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