The Winter of Heritage Programme, organised by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and comprising free events on heritage, will recommence on Monday 21 January 2019 (finishing on 3 March). This year’s programme includes some really interesting winter talks on everything from the stone bridges of DLR to the history of “Kingstown” in the first half of the 19th…Details
On Christmas Eve, I had the pleasure of once again attending the annual ceremony to commemorate all those who died at sea during the year, and particularly the15 Dún Laoghaire (or Kingstown, as it then wad) lifeboat volunteers who drowned trying to rescue those on the SS Palme, which foundered in Dublin Bay 123 years…Details
Tommorrow at 3pm, in Blackrock Library, everyone is welcome to the launch of a book, with two accompanying audio CDs, on the Temple Hill Quaker Burial Ground. This book will explore the unique environment and history of Temple Hill Burial Ground through text, colour photography and sound recording, and will feature essays and related articles…Details
Thanks to the impressive Dún Laoghaire Choral Society for the festive entertainment in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council County Hall, in Dún Laoghaire, last night.