Talks 2017 – 2018

Programme of Events 2017 / 2018

Thurs 14 Sep

Forger, Freemason, Freeman:
The Story of Samuel Clayton, Dubliner

Margaret Smith

Thurs 12 Oct

The Rivers Dodder and Slang

Don McEntee

Thurs 9 Nov

Georgian Dublin: The Forces That Shaped the City

Diarmuid Ó Gráda

Thurs 23 Nov

Launch of our Annual Journal Obelisk


Thurs 14 Dec

The Goodbodys and Perrys of Obelisk Park Stillorgan

Rob Goodbody

Thurs 11 Jan

Rural Electrification 1946-65

Michael Hanly

Thurs 8 Feb

Marlay: History and Architectural Conservation in the Park

Pamela O’Connor

Thurs 8 Mar

The Changing Landscape of South Dublin in 1950s and 1960s

Joseph Brady

Thurs 12 Apr

Women, the Vote and Citizenship: The General Election of 1918

Mary McAuliffe



Annual Trip


Talks are held at 8pm in the Function Room, Glenalbyn, Stillorgan.

Annual Contribution €20 / €15 or €3 nightly – Visitors welcome – wheelchair access available.

Please note that the schedule may be changed due to circumstances beyond our control.

Talks 2016-2017