Engineers Ireland are hosting a talk on the Newry & Armagh Railway in Belfast on 20th November 2017 at 17:30 in Queen’s University. See their website notice for details.
Paul Rondelez will be giving the above titled talk on 6th November 2017 @ 20:00 in Mary Immaculate College, Limerick.
Below is a listing of events taking part during Open House 2017 in Dublin that are of IH interest:
As part of the Dublin Festival of History, the above titled talk by Sorcha O’Brien is taking place in Walkinstown Library on 11th October at 18:30.
The talk is free but booking is required:
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As part of the Dublin Festival of History, a talk on the above by Hugo McGuinness is taking place on 4th October at 14:30 in the library in Charleville Mall, Dublin 1.
The talk is free but registration is required.
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The above titled talk will be given by
Sebastian Graham on Monday 25th September at 18:30 at the Old Courthouse, Main Street, Moneymore.
For further details please see
On Friday 22 September at 7p.m. Newcastle West Library will host the launching of “Limerick & Kerry Railway: Twilight Years”: a personal chronicle by Liam O’Mahony of the railway operations and the personnel who worked for CIÉ in West Limerick/North Kerry from the 1950’s to the 1980’s.
H/T to John Gibbons for bringing this talk, organised by the Old Dublin Society, to my attention.
It is on at 18:00 in the Dublin City Library on Pearse Street on 13th September 2017.
The Dublin City Library on Pearse Street, Dublin, is hosting an exhibition using material from the Jacob’s factory archives, now in possession of the library. The exhibition runs from 8th September to 28th October 2017.
There is also a talk about Jacobs on 5th October 2017 at 1pm in the library.
H/T to John Gibbons for bringing to my attention the following event:
Unveiling of plaque to William Dargan
You are also invited to special event at Portlaoise Railway Station on Fri. Aug 25th at 11.30 am for the unveiling of a plaque to commemorate the 150th anniversary of William Dargan. He was a native of Co Laois, was the greatest entrepreneur and philanthropist in the 19th century. Among many of his projects he built most* of the country’s railway network. There is also a memorial garden and information panels being unveiled on the same occasion.
*I would have said a significant proportion but not most.