Talks 2021 – 2022

Programme of Events 2021 / 2022


Online Video

The end of the Fitzwilliam era after 600 years

Des Smyth


Thurs 14 Oct

                     ‘Children need help and I am going to help them’                     Dr Ella Webb 1877-1946

Declan Warde

Thurs 11 Nov

The Shadow War: Michael Collins and the Politics of Violence

Joseph Connell



Launch of our Annual Journal Obelisk



Online Video

  From the Grand Canal to the Dodder: Illustrious Lives

Beatrice Doran


Online Video

                     Audio Recordings of the War of Independence                              from the National Folklore Collection UCD       

Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh

Thurs 10 Feb

Eyewitnesses to the Great Famine: Voices from County Kerry

Bryan MacMahon

Thurs 10 Mar

Hearing Voices: The History of Psychiatry in Ireland

Brendan Kelly

Thurs 14 Apr

‘We are Black and Tans’: Children of the Irish Revolution

Liz Gillis

Sat  7 May


Annual Trip


We are hopeful that we will be able to hold our talks at 8 p.m. in the Function Room, Glenalbyn, Stillorgan.

Annual Contribution €15 (per person) / €20 (a couple) – visitors welcome €3

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

Talks 2020-2021