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
A positive step today as the Confidence and Supply Agreement the government has with Fianna Fáil has been extended. Tanaiste Simon Coveney has said:
“Fine Gael welcomes the announcement that the Confidence and Supply Agreement will be extended. This allows us to prepare, not just for Brexit, but for so many other important issues.”
It has been an honour to serve on the Governing Authority of University College Dublin since early 2014.
Yesterday was the last board meeting of the current Governing Authority. I wish President Andrew Deeks and the next Governing Authority all the best for the coming five years.
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.
Congratulations to Ireland’s oldest tennis club, Monkstown LTC, on achieving the Tennis Ireland Gold Clubmark Accreditation.
Well done on a great achievement and thanks to Judy O’Shea for the invitation to attend last night’s presentation.
Great to be in Klosterneuburg, in Austria, this morning at the meeting of the EPP Group on the European Committee of the Regions on “A Europe closer to its citizens”, in advance of the European Elections on 25 May 2019, with Councillors Michael Murphy, Deirdre Forde and Jimmy McClearn, and Vice-President and Director of Campaigns for the EPP,…Details